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Posts Tagged ‘Giles Deacon’

Shelter Up My Street Art Auction: Our House, an Amelia’s Magazine Collaboration

I collaborated with Amelia's Magazine illustrators Lesley Barnes, Emma Block, Yelena Bryksenkova, Natsuki Otani, Antonia Parker and Thereza Rowe to create a special piece of artwork to raise money for Shelter. To be auctioned tonight!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Our House up my street shelter Amelia's Magazine final
Our House, a collaborative artwork by Amelia's Magazine created in aid of the Up My Street campaign by Shelter.

A few years ago I held an open brief to put together a piece of art on the theme of a House of Cards, which was sold at auction in aid of Shelter in the company of such luminaries as Damien Hirst, Alexander McQueen (RIP) and Vivienne Westwood. The Shelter Card Quilt included interpretations of the Two of Hearts by 54 illustrators and artists, including some who became regular contributors to Amelia's Magazine and went on to feature in my books. The final artwork sold for £2,200 to a mystery bidder, so we were thrilled to raise so much money for a good… read more

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Flik Hall: New S/S 2012 Season Presentation Preview and Interview

Thursday 20th October saw the presentation of Flik Hall’s S/S 2012 collection at Vyner Street Gallery, East London. The event delivered a show-stopping collection, with Flik shifting from AW’s sharp style to a more romanticised feel for the new season. 

Written by Sarah Deane

Flik Hall S/S 2012 by Milly Jackson.   Flik Hall is becoming a bit of a regular here at Amelia’s, and is it any wonder when the Central Saint Martins […]

Pre-London Fashion Week interview: fashion designer Flik Hall

In the run up to London Fashion Week, we chat with Flik Hall, fashion designer and print fanatic. She tells us about working with Giles Deacon and Henry Holland, and what 2011 has in store…

Written by Lauren Smith

Illustration by Karolina Burdon Young designer Flik Hall may have only set up her eponymous label in 2009, order buy but she has already gained a following for her bold […]

EJF Eco-Chic Pop-Up Store

The Environmental Justice Foundation opens the latest in its series of Pop-Up stores - with two floors of fabulous ethical and environmentally-friendly fashion…

Written by Matt Bramford

I popped along to take a sneak peek at the Environmental Justice Foundation’s Pop-up store on Carnaby Street yesterday. It’s the latest in a series of pop-ups by the EJF, […]

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Fashion Editor’s Pick: Christmas Gift Guide

Exactly what it says on the tin

Written by Rachael Oku

London Undercover If you’re looking for a quirky present this Christmas why not opt for an umbrella with a twist? London undercover is a new brand which specialises in quintessentially […]

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Designer Spotlight: Brooke Roberts- Part One

Meet a groundbreaking women's wear designer whose work incorporates all things cool; from brain scans to African tribes with Australian wool thrown in for good measure!

Written by Rachael Oku

Illustration courtesy of Valerie Pezeron Nothing satiates a foodie quite like the first forkful of their best-loved grub, try but reading about it comes close. For those gastronomes who believe […]

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Fashion Listings 23-29 November

Written by Rachael Oku

Our pick of the best fashion happenings in London this coming week, as always with the emphasis being on the best things to do for free– we are in the midst of a recession don’t you know?!

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Fashion Listings 16-22 November

Written by Rachael Oku

      Angela Palmer’s Ghost Forest Mediumly-interesting fact: