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Posts Tagged ‘Jenny Robins’

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Exhibition Review

Armed only with her sketchbook and a blagged press pass, ACOFI illustrator Jenny Robins perused the LFW stands for us. Her highlights included novelty hats, kitsch jewellery, birds and some eye-catching dresses.

Written by Jenny Robins

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Illustration by Hayley Akins.

Such had been the anticipation surrounding Caitlin Rose’s return to the UK, medical search especially after the release of her acclaimed debut album, pilule Own Side Now, nurse that her shows in the capital soon sold out. Being the smallest of those venues, but organised by such thoughtful fellows, Brixton’s Windmill quickly arranged a special early evening show to cater for any disappointed punters. Needless to say, the tickets flew for that one as well.

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London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Jasper Conran sketched by Jenny

A belated but unique sketch blog of the Jasper Conran catwalk show at BFC Showspace on Sunday 20th February 2011. Featuring many sixties inspired panels and unnecessary bucket hats.

Written by Jenny Robins

mamuthones artwork Having extensively researched the subject (well, purchase googled it) I’ve been able to establish that Mamuthones are pre-Christian masquerades dating back 2,000 years from Sardinia. As a musical […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Clements Ribeiro

Clements Ribeiro: ethical fashion meets the catwalk, bringing original prints and vintage features and longer, leaner sillouhettes - with illustrations by Avril Kelly and Jenny Robins!

Written by Akeela Bhattay

Illustration by Avril Kelly Finally escaping the intermittent drizzle, pilule I find myself standing in a beautiful hall within the restored Northumberland House in Trafalgar Square. The ornate ceiling is […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Presentation Review: Designers Remix (Charlotte Eskildsen)

Charlotte Eskildsen’s presentation at the Portico Room in Somerset House featured live models hidden in the clothing installations. Fabulous! Illustrations by Jenny Robins!

Written by Jemma Crow

Illustration by Erica Sharp So Designers Remix is the project of Charlotte Eskildsen who has designed for the woman with an “avant garde angle on sophistication” whatever that means. But […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011: Paul Costelloe (by Amelia)

Paul Costelloe turned up the heat as he opened A/W 2011 London Fashion Week at Somerset House with a sizzling collection of spicy colours worn by sassy ladies in pink pyramid wigs.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustration by Artist Andrea This is my first front row show at London Fashion Week, viagra sale so I’m terribly excited. So far I’ve been stomped on, there pushed and […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Lako Bukia

Covetable dresses, wispy shirts and leather trousers in a stunning palette of colours: Lako Bukia, London based, Georgian designer proves yet again that she is one of the fastest rising stars for wearable designs. With illustrations by Artist Andrea, Avril Kelly, Jenny Robins LIVE and Fritha Strickland!

Written by Akeela Bhattay

Illustration by Matilde Sazio She sounds delicate, look website like this pretty and well.. wonderful. Floating folk, her music is ethereal and yet very raw. We at Amelia’s have been […]

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London Fashion Week A/W 2011, Catwalk Review: Corrie Nielsen (by Helen)

From pencil skirted wriggles, to striding, enormous and dazed creations taken straight from a novel's fantasy. Vivienne Westwood's previous apprentice has proved herself a heroine.

Written by Helen Martin

Corrie Nielsen LFW A/W 2011 Collection, find buy information pills illustration by Abby Wright The BFC Tent is massive. Or a lot bigger than the other show spaces. But the […]

Valentines Day: Gifts and Ideas

Valentines Day strikes again! Here's my top tips for lovingly hand crafted gifts, special jewellery and ideas for romantic outings... accompanied with lots of lovely Valentines inspired illustrations.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustration by Matilde Sazio “This song is about fucking up against the wall, unhealthy ” Joan Wasser announces to introduce “Hard white wall”, a track from her second album To […]

Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration launch party illustrations: meet Jenny Robins

Illustrator Jenny Robins excels at drawing in a live situation - here's her wonderful creations from the afternoon of the ACOFI launch party...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustration by Aysim Genc Did you know that we’re all buying a third more clothing than we did a decade ago? Yep, mind you read that right. A third more […]

Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration (ACOFI) Launch Party – In Pictures – Daytime!

A week on, have a look at the story of the ACOFI launch in pictures, featuring all our guests, the illustrators, the cakes, the goodie bags and more!

Written by Matt Bramford

Some of the goodies… Lily Vanilli‘s fabulous scones Illustrator Joana Faria draws a guest Dr. Hauschka massages Illustrator Zarina Liew Gabby Young and Artist Andrea pose with Andrea’s tour poster […]

Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration is OUT NOW!

My new book hit the shelves just in time for Christmas 2010. Read on to find out more about Amelia's Compendium of Fashion Illustration

Written by Amelia Gregory

Willow Organic Gold Frankincense and Myrrh candle by Daria Hlazatova. I don’t know what it is about candles that gets me so excited. I think it has a lot to […]

X Factor 2010: An Illustrated Retrospective

A bunch of illustrators illustrate this year's X Factor contestants. What fun!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustration by Gareth A Hopkins Walking into Sue Timney’s retrospective at the Fashion and Textile Museum, visit this site the viewer is greeted by the almost blinding black and white […]

A chat with Vessels on tour in Europe.

Leeds post rock band Vessels are just about to return to our shores after a lengthy European tour, so I decided to find out what makes them tick.

Written by Amelia Gregory

{illustration here} Mr Jones Watches’ challenge our modern understanding of time as a fixed variable by which our day is neatly broken down into digestible units. An idea played on […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011: best of On/Off static stands

Best of the On/Off S/S 2011 exhibition at Victoria House: including RCA graduates Cecile Bahnsen and Frances Conteh, Romanians Carmen Secareanu and Iris Serban, plus Lithuanian Laura Theiss.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustration by Antonia Parker Well, sales they’d really gone to town with this season’s menswear installations. Menswear Day is great, pharm but it’s bloody hard work – you get five […]

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

Illustration by Gareth A Hopkins BIBA, viagra 60mg illustrated by Abi Daker It was the now legendary Barbara Hulanicki that brought Biba into the lives of so many young people.  […]

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review – Cycling in London at the London Transport Museum

the top 50 illustrations endorsing cycling in london to be seen in the London Transport Museum untill the 22nd of August

Written by Jenny Robins

ross crawford TFL-PENNY illustration aoi london transport museum You don’t have long left to visit the Cycling in London Exhibition at the London Transport Museum! Bike by Mark Taplin Sorry […]

Love Art London: A Victorian Walking Tour around the Hyde Park Sculptures

Pugin, GF Watts, Jacob Epstein, Peter Pan... there's a whole host to learn about the wonderful sculptures that sit in Hyde Park. Read on to learn loads of fascinating facts accompanied by some wonderful pictures. Perfect for geeks like me.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Climate Camp No Tar Sands Chris Pensa of Love Art London. All photography by Amelia Gregory. When members only art club Love Art London invited me to join them on […]

Secret Garden Party 2010: Saturday Review

On Saturday the fancy dress came out in force and the party truly kicked off, accompanied to the sounds of Sarah Blasko, The Whip, I Blame Coco and The Golden Filter.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Hay bales for seating in the Collosillyum area. Photography by Amelia Gregory. If Latitude is a well planned amble between the South Bank, healing physician ICA, shop Royal Opera House […]

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Interview with Illustrator Tigz Rice before the launch of her new picturebook Bitten

conversation with the amazing Tigz, Bitten is out on the 7th of August 2010 and available for pre-order untill the end of July.

Written by Jenny Robins

Active Child. Photography by Amelia Gregory. The falsetto sounds of Active Child were our new discovery for Saturday morning. American Pat Grossi alone on stage with just his mixer and […]

Two Magpies Find: Fragments Exhibition

A new exhibition at the Mill House Café in Windsor celebrates beautiful birds, featuring artists such as Dan Prescott, Zita Saffrette, and our own Jenny Robins…

Written by Jenny Robins

Most bands have a shelf life, purchase especially the ones who are hyped. Although a review like “The first band in a decade to lay serious claim to the Stone […]