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Posts Tagged ‘Hollywood’

Zeynep Kartal: London Fashion Week A/W 2014 Catwalk Review

Manchester based Turkish designer Zeynep Kartal showed her collection on the London Fashion Week catwalk for the first time on Saturday 15th February 2014.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Zeynep Kartel A/W 2014 by Melissa Angelik

Zeynep Kartel A/W 2014 by Melissa Angelik.

I was witness to the run through for Zeynep Kartal when I took a wrong turning at Freemasons’ Hall and ended up in the wrong venue… easy to do when the route to the shows are changed each season. This meant I already had a clear idea of the kind of thing to expect from this Turkish designer well before I sat down for the main event.

Zeynep Kartal AW 2014-photography by Amelia Gregory

Zeynep Kartal AW 2014-photography by Amelia Gregory

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Redefining luxury in wax: an interview with artist Andrea Hasler

London based Swiss artist Andrea Hassler discusses the inspiration behind Burdens of Excess, her recent LA show.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Andrea Hasler is a London based artist dealing with the over consumption of modern times. Her recent exhibition at the Gusford Gallery in Los Angeles featured a riot of luxury […]

Scandinavian womenswear designer Eyglo: New S/S 2012 Season Presentation Preview and Interview

S/S 2012 sees the sixth collection from Icelandic-based label, Eglyo. I caught up with designer Eyglo Magret Larusdottir to discuss the new collection and future plans for boutique collective, Kiosk.

Written by Sarah Deane

Eyglo S/S 2012 by Aysim Genc. 

Eyglo Magret has been designing clothes since the age of 17. Graduating from the Iceland Academy of Arts in 2005 with a degree in […]

Dame Elizabeth Taylor 1932 – 2011

Here's our illustrated tribute to Hollywood legend, silver screen icon and humanitarian Dame Elizabeth Taylor.

Written by Matt Bramford

Illustration by Matilde Sazio It came as a bit of a shock on Tuesday when I heard the news that Love Sensation superstar Loleatta Holloway had died. I remember my […]

Pai Skincare: Organic Products for Sensitive Skin

Sarah Brown is the inspiring lady behind Pai Skincare, a favourite organic skincare brand of the Hollywood set - I caught up with her to discover what makes her tick, and why Simon Pegg would be her ideal customer. With lovely illustrations.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Sarah Brown of Pai Skincare by Danielle Shepherd. I’ve been a big fan of Pai Skincare for some time – and it seems I am not the only one. This […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Catwalk Review: Charlie Le Mindu (by Matt)

Following on from Amelia's review, here's my take on Charlie le Mindu's catwalk show yesterday. Basically, I'm just glad I got through it without having a stroke.

Written by Matt Bramford

Illustration by Lea Wade If you’ve seen Amelia’s post about Charlie Le Mindu’s show yesterday, you’ll already know what you’re in for. But allow me to indulge myself because we […]

BIBA is BACK!

Biba is poised for another comeback as House of Fraser relaunch the iconic brand across it's stores in early September. Will Biba inspire customer fever and sell outs once again? 

Written by Miranda Williams

BIBA, illustrated by Abi Daker It was the now legendary Barbara Hulanicki that brought Biba into the lives of so many young people.  Barbara, with her husband Stephen, had previously […]

An Evening of Retro Hollywood Glamour at the Victoria & Albert Museum

The V&A transports us back to the golden age of the silver screen, during a very special retro Hollywood glamour-themed Friday Late…

Written by Jemma Crow

Glamour at the V&A, illustrated by Gabriel Ayala It’s been a year for the bygone eras, that’s for sure. First we had Vintage at Goodwood, then there’s an exhibition celebrating […]

How to Attract the Opposite Sex: an art seminar/dating opportunity from Details on Request

Nila Raja of Nila and the Rajas leads an eager crowd of singles through the dos and don'ts of how to attract a partner outside the Off Broadway bar. And it all turns out rather well...

Written by Jemima Broadbridge

Nila Raja by Kellie Black. Last Thursday I was in Broadway Market to review one of a series of intriguing talks organized by Details on Request, a group of curatorial […]

Yves Saint Laurent : Retrospective : Petit Palais, Paris

The fashion capital and haute couture haven pays tribute to Yves Saint Laurent, charting his rise and rise through fashion, at the Petit Palais, Paris.

Written by Siobhan Fagan

Yves Saint Laurent, illustrated by Kayleigh Bluck When in the fashion capital, to miss a much talked about exhibition that focuses on the ‘prince of fashion’ would be a crime. […]

ROKIT Recycled

ROKIT, everybody's favourite vintage store, launches ROKIT Recycled - a new initiative to re-work old vintage fabrics into new, covetable pieces…

Written by Matt Bramford

Illustration by Natasha Thompson ROKIT – the originators of vintage fashion boutiques (and my favourite vintage store) have done it again. Not so long ago they had me reminiscing of […]

Mike Inglis presents Transmit at the Axolotl Gallery, Edinburgh

Meet an artist who cunningly marries modern iconography with the symbolism of Catholic rites and voodoo rituals to comment on contemporary disconnect.

Written by Calum Ross

All photography by Calum Ross. Exploring the primitive need for belief systems in an increasingly confusing world, Culross based artist Mike Inglis presents Transmit: a series of stark, graphic and […]

Grace Kelly: Style Icon

A very fashionable tribute to actress turned princess Grace Kelly opens at the Victoria and Albert Museum…

Written by Amelie Skoda

As a movie star-turned-princess, Grace Kelly’s fashion choices were always well-documented by the media in her lifetime, and it’s no surprise that the new exhibition of her wardrobe at the […]

The Trilby – by Rokit

Rokit, in collaboration with Bailey Hats of Hollywood, stocks a range of Trilby and Porkpie hats which aim to bring Hollywood glamour back to fashion…

Written by Matt Bramford

Illustration by Maryanne Oliver Have you ever been to Hollywood? It ain’t what it looks like in the films, dears. It stinks. When I visited there a few years ago, […]

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At War for the Whales: Part 2

A couple of weeks ago Amelia's published Part One of Wietse's fascinating account of his time onboard the Sea Shepherd, an anti whaling ship. The journey continues here...

Written by Wietse Van Der Werf

The Japanese harpoon ship, Shonan Maru No 2 appears behind the iceberg (photo credit: Barbara Veiga / Sea Shepherd) It has been an eventful couple of months at sea and most […]