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Graduate Fashion Week 2011 Gala Awards Show: Womenswear Print

So much love for the print designers at the Gala Awards. My very favourite designer of all was Meg Cornwell of Bournemouth University but there was some lovely stuff from Christina Economou, Dominque Kral, Marissa Owen and Shirana Chavda too.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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I am sure my regular readers will not be surprised to hear that it was the print designers who won my heart at the Graduate Fashion Awards Gala Awards. Never be afraid of colour and pattern my friends…

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Central Saint Martins: Ba Fashion Graduate Show 2011 review. Japanese.

A distinct Japanese flavour ran through some of the collections. It was particularly strong with the outstanding kimono-esque robes of Jo Qiao Ding. And check out Manami Sakurai's cute quilted dresses.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Jo Qiao Ding by Harriet Alice Fox. With so many students from abroad it’s hardly surprising that there was an exotic element to the Central Saint Martins collections from 2011′s […]

Fashion Philosophy Fashion Week Poland A/W 2011 in Łódź: Nenukko

Nenukko showed a white, grey, black and red collection with Japanese detailing and cute Panda prints on Saturday 7th May 2011 at Designers' Avenue in Expo.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Nenukko A/W 2011 by Victoria Haynes. Darkness Requires White Spots was the enigmatic name for a by turns commercial and fun collection from Nenukko, ambulance which was opened by a […]

Cakes for Japan: tips for fundraising from Miss Cakehead

Last Friday the inaugural Cakes for Japan bake sale to raise funds for the Japanese Red Cross took place at Maiden on Shoreditch High Street. Here's how it went, and advice on how to run your own fundraiser.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Lobster woman by Mina Bach Reading the brochure only served to confuse me further ahead of my visit to Jerwood Space. The descriptively-named ‘Show’ seeks to examine “the integral role […]

Pick Me Up 2011 at Somerset House: a review

The Pick Me Up Contemporary Graphic Art Fair returns to Somerset House for another 10 day run less than a year after 2010's very successful inaugural event. Here's my pick of the crop, and thoughts about the exhibition.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Most illustrations by Jenny Robins. I got photographed on my way in to Somerset House (in my jumble sale Sheepskin coat belonging to my sister and waistcoat from H&M Kids […]

Curating Yamamoto: An interview with Ligaya Salazar, the V&A’s Yohji Yamamoto exhibition curator

Curator of the V&A's Yohji Yamamoto retrospective Ligaya Salazar speaks exclusively to Natascha Nanji about her selection process, the themes she's chosen and all about the legendary designer himself…

Written by Natascha Nanji

Illustration by Jo Cheung So after a rollercoaster six days, website online Menswear Day and London Fashion Week drew to a close with hip-store Kokon To Zai’s label, this web […]

Hetty Rose: how to create beautiful shoes from old kimonos

Shoe designer Henrietta Samuels makes beautiful bespoke shoes from kimono remnants. Here's an excerpt of her interview in Amelia's Compendium of Fashion Illustration.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Tania Kowalski was a workshop manager at a well-known contemporary jewellery gallery in London when Synnove Saelthun arrived from New York to join the design team. They soon discovered that […]

Future Beauty at the Barbican: Beauty Party

An evening of make-up, nail art and hair at the Barbican as part of the Japanese fashion retrospective. No fun for a boy, right? WRONG!

Written by Matt Bramford

Illustration by Lesley Barnes Illustration by Maria del Carmen Smith Illustration by Kelly Angood Illustration by Joana Faria Illustration by Abby Wright Illustration by Antonia Parker Illustration by Lesley Barnes […]

Graduate Fashion Week 2010: Northumbria

Northumbria alumni Matt Bramford presents a totally unbiased (...) look at Northumbria's Graduate Fashion Week 2010 show, with illustrations from many of the students' development work…

Written by Matt Bramford

I always look forward to the Northumbria University BA fashion degree show for two reasons. One, price because it’s always effing good – the innovation, salve technique and creativity on […]

Yuko Michishita: A New Tradition

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Written by Alice Watson

On our way out of an informative but visually underwhelming lingerie exhibit in south bank’s Fashion and Textiles Museum, this site all was soon forgiven when a well deserved browse […]

Kako Ueda: Cut Out and Keep

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Written by Alice Watson

In the festival preview vein, no rx malady here’s one that promises stimulating discussion, patient music, viagra order dance, crafts and walks with fellow readers and contributors to the spiritual […]

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