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Posts Tagged ‘Jessica Knight’

The Canine Games 2012 Illustrated

Absolutely atrocious weather could not stop the first ever Canine Games getting off to a brilliant start. Featuring lots of dogs in fancy dress: perfect to illustrate!

Written by Amelia Gregory

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The Canine Games by Nanae Kawahara.

Last Saturday east London hosted the very first Canine Games, a chaotic mishmash of dog parade, craft stalls and musical entertainment. Due to the recent heavy rain it was decided to host the doggy counterpart to the Olympics inside the Bethnal Green Working Mens Club - a decision that soon became rather difficult to manage. Just think dozens of slightly confused dogs in fancy dress and their owners all squashed into a tiny venue: the dog show just wasn't going to work within these four walls.

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Introducing the New Illamasqua Fragrance: Freak

Illamasqua launch their very first fragrance on 20th October 2011. Named Freak, it's a heady rush of scents based on mysterious blooms of the night....

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illamasqua Freak Perfume by Francesca Harris. Freak, the first perfume from Illamasqua, is officially launched tomorrow. The Illamasqua brand is of course known for its bold approach to bodily decoration, […]

A Trip to Venice with Swatch

Last week I was invited to Venice courtesy of Swatch. It was a chance to visit the Venice Biennale for the first time and find out more about Swatch's most recent collaboration with French artist Jean-Michel Othoniel. All of this in spectacular style!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Venice by Sally Jane Thompson. It’s quite something to be utterly spoilt on a press trip. It doesn’t happen to me often and in fact it’s only in the last […]

Lako Bukia: The London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Preview Interview

Georgian designer Lako Bukia explains the inspiration behind her upcoming S/S 2012 collection, to be shown on the catwalk at Fashion Scout on Saturday 17th September 2011. With sneak previews as interpreted by illustrators!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Lako Bukia S/S 2012 by Natasha Nicole Waddon. In the second of my London Fashion Week previews meet Georgian designer Lako Bukia, who wowed us with her distinctive style last […]

Wilderness Festival 2011: Saturday Review

This year was the inaugural Wilderness Festival, brought to you by people behind Secret Garden Party and Lovebox. It was held on 12th - 14th August at the beautiful Cornbury Park estate near Oxford.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Wilderness Festival by Rebecca Emery. The inaugural Wilderness Festival took place last weekend on the Cornbury Park estate just north of Oxford. The new festival promised big things: a taste […]

Larmer Tree Festival 2011 Review, Sunday: Show of Hands and the Recycled Safari Carnival

My final round up and verdict of 2011's Larmer Tree Festival. Plus happy music in the rain from the Jaipur Kawa Brass Band, magical folk from Show of Hands and the fabulous Recycled Safari Carnival.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Jaipur Brass Band by Cassandra Yap. Our first destination on Sunday at Larmer Tree Festival was the main stage to witness the joyous sounds of the Jaipur Kawa Brass Band, […]

Larmer Tree Festival 2011 Review, Thursday: Peacocks, Music, Comedy and more!

In the first of my four Larmer Tree Festival reviews find out more about what makes this boutique festival so unique: a great location, peacocks, fab comedy, peacocks and on Thursday evening the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Larmer Tree Peacock by Rebecca Emery. The weather was beautiful as we rocked up to Larmer Tree Festival on Thursday evening – low sunshine spread out across our clover strewn […]