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Paradise Lost: London College of Fashion ‘Digital Catwalk’ Second Year Student Show 2012

A selection of students from the London College of Fashion's part time Fashion Design and Realisation course exhibited their digital pattern work at a very impressive showcase at the University last Wednesday (21st of November 2012), an array of stunningly 'realised' cuts and original prints were seen, by Jenny Robins, who took her sketchbook as always.

Written by Jenny Robins

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All photographs by Milan Mosna

There was an impressive array of design flair, organisational wizardry and interesting pattern design on show at the London College of Fashion last Wednseday, especially considering the majority of the designs were from 2nd year BA students, and that many of these hold down jobs as well as studying. As the press release was at pains to point out, these are challenging times for budding creatives and it's good to see the sheer bloody-mindedness that it takes to put on this sort of event still going strong in the student body.

I'm only sorry I can't point you to more information about some of these "potential fashion leaders of tomorrow" on the web as, busy and second year as they are, they don't seem to have sorted blogs or portfolios that I can find online, though they are obviously at least halfway to realising that promotion is nine tenths of success because the reception space was full to… read more

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Think Act Vote presents The Future We Choose \\ Pop Up Radical Think Tank and Book Launch Party

On July 25th we went along to The Arch Gallery for an afternoon of inspirational talks and the launch of 'The Future We Choose', the new book by radical think tank Think Act Vote, which features a lot of contributions from the Amelia's Magazine family.

Written by Maria Papadimitriou

On the 25th of July I had the pleasure of attending – unfortunately only a part of – the launch event organised by Think Act Vote (?!X) at The Arch […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: Fashion Shenzhen Haiping Xie

Chinese designer Haiping Xie juxtaposed European and Western styles in his new collection for Fashion Shenzhen at Fashion Scout on Sunday 18th September 2011. Featuring colourful iconography from Chinese myth.

Written by June Chanpoomidole

Haiping Xie for Fashion Shenzhen by Sam Parr. Following the catwalk show from Deng Hao there was a brief interlude with a video from the Shenzhen Tourist Board and then […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: Fashion Shenzhen Deng Hao

Chinese designer Deng Hao showcased his wares with Fashion Shenzhen at Fashion Scout on Sunday 18th September 2011. The show was a flamboyant mix of Chinese and Western styles inspired by the decoration of Islamic temples.

Written by June Chanpoomidole

Haiping Xie for Fashion Shenzhen by Phoebe Kirk. There was a palpable sense of energy in the air as I walked into the hall and the lights dimmed for the […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Exhibition Review: Fashion Shenzhen

‘MADE IN CHINA’ doesn’t have to be a negative, as I discovered while immersing myself in the beauty and culture of the Fashion Shenzhen exhibition at the Grand Connaught Rooms on Monday 19th September.

Written by June Chanpoomidole

Haiping Xie at the Fashion Shenzhen Exhibition by Claire Kearns. I didn’t know what to expect when I arrived at the Grand Connaught Rooms for the Fashion Shenzhen exhibition. When […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Presentation Review: House of Worth Couture Lingerie

The House of Worth invited us to The Drawing Room at Claridges Hotel on Monday 19th September to reveal the new WORTH COUTURE Lingerie Collection, Inside Out Affair.

Written by June Chanpoomidole

House Of Worth Couture Lingerie A/W 2011 by Gareth A Hopkins. As I had arrived at Claridges Hotel ridiculously early to see the House of Worth, Couture Lingerie Collection, I […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: Bora Aksu

Bora Aksu presented The Unknown on Friday 16th September in the BFC Tent at Somerset House. Based on some Edwardian postcards that detailed a great romance it showcased his wonderful use of fabric and cut.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Bora Aksu S/S 2012 by Gareth A Hopkins. Nicola Roberts was once more amongst the attendees for The Unknown, which promised an entire narrative within the collection. Ever the romantic, […]

Q&A with Finnish fashion designers Hanna Riiheläinen and Emilia Hernesniemi of R/H Label

In the second of two blogs about Helsinki based R/H Label the designers Hanna Riiheläinen and Emilia Hernesniemi describe what it's like to build a small brand as best friends and business partners.

Written by Amelia Gregory

R/H Label by HollyMae. You’ve read a bit about Finnish fashion designers Hanna Riiheläinen and Emilia Hernesniemi, now here’s my Q&A with the R/H Label girls. R/H Label by Sam […]

R/H Label, fashion design from Finland: meet Hanna Riiheläinen and Emilia Hernesniemi

R/H Label are a new Finnish design label from Helsinki whom I met on my trip to Moscow. I was instantly impressed by their playful, colourful, girly aesthetic with an edge. Here's what I discovered about the lovely duo behind the brand.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Hanna Riiheläinen and Emilia Hernesniemi of R/H Label. I met Hanna Riiheläinen and Emilia Hernesniemi of R/H Label on my trip to Moscow, where they came by train (very jealous) […]

The ACOFI Book Tour: the first night at Tatty Devine, Covent Garden

The first date on my ACOFI Book Tour kicked of on Tuesday 10th May at the Tatty Devine store in Covent Garden. With window painting, Juiceology juices, Lahloo Tea, Dr.Hauschka samples and cupcakes galore courtesy of Cute as a Cupcake.

Written by Amelia Gregory

On Tuesday evening The ACOFI Book Tour got off to a flying start at the Tatty Devine store in Covent Garden. As people started to arrive Rosie, Sonja and I […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Menswear Day Presentation Review: Mr Start

Mr Start showed his sartorial style at One Aldwych during Menswear Day at London Fashion Week… fab suits, shame you could barely see them… with illustrations by June Chanpoomidole, Joana Faria and Maria Papadimitriou!

Written by Nick Bain

Illustration by June Chanpoomidole To those of you that have been to any of the Start boutiques in Shoreditch you’ll know they represent a relaxed luxury that more than compliments […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Menswear Day Catwalk Review: KTZ (by Matt)

Memphis-inspired fashion? Amazing. KTZ return to knock the socks off the rest of London Fashion Week's Menswear designers, and it was so good I almost had a little weep. Fabulous illustrations by Abby Wright, Thomas Leadbetter, Jo Cheung, June Chanpoomidole, Lesley Barnes and Valerie Pezeron

Written by Matt Bramford

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

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Ones to Watch (by Amelia)

Fashion Scout's Ones to Watch showed another tightly edited collection of fashion designers to look out for. My favourite? A no brainer - Kirsty Ward stole the show. But there was also much to admire from Anja Mlakar, Tze Goh and Sara Bro-Jorgensen. With lush illustrations, of course.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Kirsty Ward A/W 2011 by YesGo Illustration. Every season I eagerly anticipate Fashion Scout’s Ones to Watch because it is invariably a wonderful place to discover raw talent before everyone […]

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) Book Launch Party… by Matt

Friday 28th January saw us launch Amelia's Comprendium of Fashion Illustration at the 123 Bethnal Green Road ethical superstore. I lost my trousers, survived the day on a chicken bagel and ached all weekend, but here's how 'ACOFI' was for me…

Written by Matt Bramford

123 Bethnal Green Road, illustrated by Naomi Law The build up for the Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration launch party was immense. The #ACOFI hashtag on Twitter went mental in […]

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

So, the book is finally here! You can find it at Tate Modern, Magma, Design Museum, Serpentine Gallery, Tatty Devine, Cornerhouse, Arnolfini and many other good independent book stores across […]

Pre-London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Interview: Ziad Ghanem

Matt Bramford talks to master couturier Ziad Ghanem about breaking the boundaries, his 'family' of alternative models, and *that* Immodesty Blaize moment…

Written by Matt Bramford

Immodesty Blaize wearing Ziad Ghanem AW 2010, illustrated by Krister Selin At Fashion Week in February, flailing after a weekend of shows and struggling to even stand up, I was […]

Vintage at Goodwood: Festival Preview

Are you going to Vintage at Goodwood? We're not. Here's why. Here's how not to run a brand new festival. And what does Vintage really mean anyway?

Written by Amelia Gregory

Vintage at Goodwood by Natasha Thompson. I must admit, I’ve had my reservations from the start. Right from the moment when they wheeled out that universally irritating celebrity known as […]

Glastonbury 2010 Climate Camp Tripod Stage Review: Saturday

The Tripod Stage was super busy on Saturday: starting with a very special secret set from Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly. followed by one-to-watch Kyla La Grange, then folk wonders Patch William, another secret set from comedian Robin Ince, and then the gorgeous sounds of Dry the River.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly. by June Chanpoomidole. Our Saturday starter was none other than Sam Duckworth of Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly. who changed his stage time so that […]

An introduction to Jon Young and the Art of Mentoring

Jon Young, founder of the Wilderness Awareness School, runs his Art of Mentoring course in the UK for the very first time between 4th-10th July 2010. I caught up with him beforehand...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Jon Young by June Chanpoomidole. Next week I am away yet again, this time on the Art of Mentoring course being run for the very first time in the UK […]