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Posts Tagged ‘Irish’

Jennifer Evans at the Windmill: Live Review

The rising Irish singer headlines an intimate show in Brixton on Wednesday 18th February 2015.

Written by Richard Pearmain

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Taking the stage at a pretty busy Windmill was the hotly tipped Jennifer Evans. Although largely an unknown quantity in the UK, she’s been picking up a fair bit of good press back home in Ireland for a while, and with the release of her debut LP, Works From The Dip And Foul, last year she’s already drawn comparisons with Anna Calvi and St. Vincent. So no pressure, then!

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A diminutive figure with a big voice, and backed by Shane Holly on drums and Sean Maynard Smith on bass, Evans took us through some choice cuts from her album. With a sound that combines elements of blues and jazz, she doesn’t play your average four to the floor – if anything, it reminded me at times of a less urban take on Frank, Amy Winehouse’s debut, and early Noisettes (Evans’ vocal style and… read more

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Sarah Ryan: Fashion Scout Ones to Watch, London Fashion Week A/W 2014 Catwalk Review

An elegant and beautifully crafted showing from Irish fashion designer Sarah Ryan, showing at Fashion Scout on Friday 14th February 2014.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Sarah Ryan A/W 2014 by Lynne Datson. The final Ones to Watch designer that I am covering is Sarah Ryan, and in a break from the norm she comes from […]

Slugs and Snails Tights: beautiful patterned baby and toddlerwear for little boys (and girls)

Meet Kathleen Redmond, the innovative Irish mum behind boys' tights brand Slugs and Snails.

Written by Amelia Gregory

My new website will feature some brilliant baby wear designers, including the fabulous Slugs and Snails range of tights for boys (and girls). I make no secret of my great […]

Electronic Sheep

An Interview with Knitwear Designers Brenda Aherne and Helen Delany of Electronic Sheep

Do fashionistas dream of Electronic Sheep? We get up close and personal with this exciting knitwear brand.

Written by Jessica Cook

Known for their knitwear scarves, Electronic Sheep has carved itself a place in the market with its distinctive designs. Named after the Philip K. Dick novel Do Androids Dream of […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Joanne Hynes and Helen Steele

An unexpected show for me given that I was not invited: Les Guerriers was presented at Freemasons Hall on Tuesday 22nd February 2011. Nice prints, shame about the furs.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Find Your Feet Outsider. All photography by Amelia Gregory. By Stamo A/W 2011 by Rebecca Strickson. On Sunday 13th March Find Your Feet hosted an ethical fashion show at the […]

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London Fashion Week A/W 2011, Presentation: Orla Kiely (by Helen)

Sheds, birds, twigs, tweeting, an Editor, and a boy/man with a tray of champagne. And PRETTY dresses.

Written by Helen Martin

Illustration by Joana Faria If I ever meet Jean Pierre Braganza in person, physician price I might give him a little squeeze. His A/W 2011 show on Friday leaps right […]

Album Review: Villagers – Becoming a Jackal

Conor J. O'Brien of Villagers has been compared to Bright Eyes and Elliott Smith, but this Irish singer songwriter has a charm all his own.

Written by Amelia Gregory