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Posts Tagged ‘Joana Faria’

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Jean Pierre Braganza (by Matt)

Jean Pierre Braganza took to the catwalk at a new venue: The Show Space, with his fashionable vision of the future. I LOVED this. With illustrations by Joana Faria and Krister Selin!

Written by Matt Bramford

After the safety of school, stuff facing the real world can make artists feel a bit lost - this is why the working artists at the Core Gallery started ‘DIY Educate’. Starting from Saturday 26th February, this there will be workshops, prostate critiques and lectures to help with the practical aspects of art life.

Rosalind Davis

‘I came out of five years of education with a BA and an MA, but I still didn’t know where to begin when it came to knowing how the art world works,’ says Rosalind Davis, co-director of the Core Gallery. A lot of people who graduated university with an arts or humanities degree are likely to identify with this sentiment; while art school is good for finding your voice, it’s not so good when it comes to teaching you about running a business. This is where Rosalind, and her fellow Core Gallery artists, hope to be able to help.

Enver Gursev

The Core Gallery was set up in April 2010, and puts on exhibitions by emerging curators. ‘We want to be a dynamic, exploratory space,’ says Rosalind. Their DIY Educate programme kicks off this spring, focusing firmly on ‘what they don’t teach you in school’: how to apply for an exhibition, how to sell your work, how to approach a… read more

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London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Preview: Rachel Freire

In the second of our interviews in the run up to London Fashion Week, I met the adorable Rachel Freire at her studio, got a sneak peek at the A/W 2011 collection, and talked tea, boys, nipples and leopard-print irons…

Written by Matt Bramford

Nick25 Illustration by Gemma Milly Nicholas sent me his CD and tape, approved accompanied by a lovely letter about living and musing about in Bristol. One of my favourite pastimes […]

The reluctant Valentiner

Valentine’s Day sceptic Jessica Furseth makes peace with the heart-shaped holiday. Sort of.

Written by Jessica Furseth

Peppermint Patty. An oil painting by Artist Andrea Valentines Foxes by Bex Glover. By now if you have any interest in the upcoming consumer fest that is Valentines Day you […]

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 (ACOFI) Launch Party – In Pictures – Night!

A week on, have a look at the story of the ACOFI night launch in pictures, featuring all our guests, 6 Day Riot, the Pipettes, Will from the Mystery Jets and much more!

Written by Matt Bramford

Illustrator Naomi Law and Amelia’s Mag contributor Jessica Furseth The fabulous 6 Day Riot 6 Day Riot lead singer Tamara The Scout Hut at 123 Bethnal Green Road Illustrator Joana […]

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 […]

London Fashion Week Emerging Talent A/W 2011: A Preview

Here's our illustrated preview of the BFC's chosen Emerging Talent for A/W 2011 who'll exhibit their collections alongside the best of London fashion…

Written by Matt Bramford

Charlotte Ford & Geoff Sobelle Flesh and Blood by Stacie Swift. Flesh and Blood & Fish and Fowl was inspired by photographs of the Ukrainian town of Pripyat near Chernobyl, […]

Sugar and spice: Make Lemonade opens vintage fashion pop-up shop

Emete Yarici takes her online vintage fashion world onto the high street with the Make Lemonade pop-up shop. Guest appearances include accessories designers Temitope Tijani and Louise Dungate, prints from Hato Press and a wall from Supermarket Sarah.

Written by Jessica Furseth

gabby-young Emete Yarici by Jenny Lloyd It’s impossible to miss the Make Lemonade pop-up shop as you walk up Chalton Street Market, help with big windows displaying the warm and […]

Emma Ware: the sustainable designer who makes jewellery from tyres

I discovered Emma Ware's fabulous jewellery last year at Secret Garden Party. Here's an extract from her pages in Amelia's Compendium of Fashion Illustration. Read on...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Lisa Stannard, diagnosis cheapest Emesha S/S 2010 Emesha is created by Emese Nagy, look who was named after the lead lady in a myth about the creation of the Hungarian […]

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 […]

Fashion in Film Festival: Moulin Rouge (1928)

More from the Fashion in Film Festival - this time Dupont's epic 1928 production of Moulin Rouge that first threw light on the iconic cabaret venue…

Written by Gavin Mackie

Your previous work has explored Poe and Baudelaire – what drew you to their writings and inspire you to visualise their literary landscapes? They are both writers who utilise the […]

S/S 2011 Press Days – An illustrated round-up

A look at some of the S/S 2011 collections at various press days, with a little help from our illustrators…

Written by Nick Bain

Ada Zanditon, website like this illustrated by Sara Chew Wahoooo! Summer is finally here. No really, dosage it is. Seriously I don’t care how damp and dreary it is outside […]

Fantastic Flaçons: A look at iconic perfume bottles

We explore the history of iconic perfume bottles and examine some flaçons no dressing table should ever be without…

Written by Viola Levy

‘Chanel No.5′ designed by Jean Helleau. Illustration by Sandra Contreras When Freud pondered the question of ‘what women want, pharmacy ’ someone should have told him that there are few […]

Fashion Talk: Justine Picardie on Coco Chanel at the Victoria and Albert Museum

Chanel's latest biographer reveals the person behind the Icon, as part of the V&A's Friday Night Lectures.

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

Illustration by Lesley Barnes Coco Chanel, sales the name synonymous with Paris fashion, abortion that has been so carefully cultivated by Karl Largerfield. He feels at times, as if a […]

Exhibition Review: Diaghilev and the Golden Age of the Ballets Russes 1909-1929 at the V&A

Theatre and fashion share the stage in the V&A’s new blockbuster exhibition about the Ballets Russes, showing work by an illustrious roster of artists

Written by Amelie Skoda

I’ve always loved France, abortion click harbouring an intention to learn the French lingo for many years. I’m not being frivolous, page I can assure you. I am able to […]

Future Beauty: 30 Years of Japanese Fashion at the Barbican

The Barbican celebrates three decades of the Japanese avant-garde, featuring grand masters Yohji Yamamoto, Rei Kawakubo and Issey Miyake and many, many more!

Written by Matt Bramford

laura callaghan MA show Kingston Illustration by Gemma Milly. For some reason Kingston buried it’s student graduation shows in the depths of the Tent exhibition during Design Week in London […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Catwalk Review: Romina Karamanea

I love Romina Karamanea: not only is she a fabulous and edgy designer but she's also engaged in sustainable practice. Just don't tell the hyped up fashionistas...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustration by Rob Wallace JW Anderson’s Autumn Winter 2010 collection was a celebration of the understated. Opening the rather quiet menswear day at the BFC on September 23rd, buy information […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011: The FAD Junior Awards (again)

My account of this heartwarming awards ceremony from the charity that gives kids the confidence to get into fashion… Am I too old to sign up?

Written by Matt Bramford

Illustration by Joana Faria Nearing the end of fashion week, salve visit this site everyone begins to look forward to a little light relief and a break from running from […]

London Fashion Week preview: an intimate interview with Bora Aksu

In advance of his S/S 2011 show tomorrow here's an intimate interview I did with Bora Aksu at his east end studio a couple of months ago.

Written by Amelia Gregory

David Longshaw For Spring Summer 2011, viagra 60mg David Longshaw says he was inspired by ‘chav dogs, cialis 40mg feathers and a ruffle or two and a story I wrote’. […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Preview – A few more favourites…

On the eve of London Fashion Week S/S 2011, Naomi Law runs through a few more of the shows we're eagerly anticipating from some of our favourite designers…

Written by Naomi Law

Mr and Mrs Collingham, case illustrated by Krister Selin When my oldest pal Lydia announced her engagement and subsequent wedding, I struggled to imagine her having a generic do with […]