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Posts Tagged ‘Kayleigh Bluck’

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: KTZ

Memphis meets Dynasty meets Mondrian in the superb new collection from Kokon To Zai. The KTZ catwalk show at Somerset House on Wednesday 23rd February 2011 was one of my LFW highlights. With amazing illustrations, naturally.

Written by Amelia Gregory


Illustration by Antonia Parker

Over at Osman, this sleek silhouettes glided gracefully down the beautiful blue ink-blotched catwalk on models sporting blunt Cleopatra bobs with eyelash-skimming fringes.

Osman Yousefzada showed a sophisticated palette featuring lot of ivory and charcoal in sharp yet flowing shapes. Colour flooded in, information pills taking the form of feature linings and leather trims in rust, scarlet, pale aqua, neon pink and lime. The show opened with a beautiful ivory dress, featuring a v-shaped accent to the bodice in bright cobalt, echoing the beauiful inky stripe printed on the catwalk itself.

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London Fashion Week A/W 2011, Catwalk Review: Fashion Mode No.3 Carlotta Actis Barone (by Helen)

In the final of my Fashion Mode Show posts, Carlotta Actis Barone uses beautiful pieces to make a political point on seal fur.

Written by Helen Martin

LFW A/W 2011 James Hillman Collection. Illustration by Anne N’Toko Whilst in the press lounge I had a natter with a benefits investigator and a lady who runs an art […]

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The Composer, John Barry 1933 – 2011

John Barry, known for his iconic movie soundtracks, died on Monday in New York at the age of 77

Written by Helen Martin

Laurel Harple of i-D by Antonia Parker. Antonia Parker is just delightful. She’s also exceptionally talented and prolific, link medicine using bold colours and pattern to achieve wonderfully glossy idiosyncratic […]

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The Irrepressibles and Gabby Young & Other Animals, Live Review at the Barbican

A riotously theatrical show in London by these two creative and dramatic acts

Written by Helen Martin

All photography of Lily Vanilli goodies by Sally Mumby-Croft. “So what do you do for Amelia?” a gentleman partygoer asks me. I tell him I’m one of her writers, buy […]

Pet Portraits: Your Furry Friends Illustrated for Christmas

Why not commission a unique bespoke portrait of a loved one's favourite pet as the perfect one-of-a-kind Christmas gift? These illustrators would be happy to help out.

Written by Amelia Gregory

irkafirka unicycle Intrigued by a side project by one of our contributors, approved I decided to get to the bottom of this irkafirka business… irkafirka: illustrated tweets. “Anything you say […]

Willow Organics: Luxurious Organic Skincare

Founder Sue Stowell talks about her range of gorgeous organic products: enjoy a little bit of luxury that takes care of the planet.

Written by Sarah Critchley

lindsey_akamuti_darren fletcher Why did you decide to set up business?   Akamuti grew out of my passion for plants! I’ve always been interested in their role in tree medicine, price […]

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Bellowhead Live Performance Review

On their first night of their November tour, I join the mighty Bellowhead for a charming evening of joy inducing hardcore folk.

Written by Helen Martin

On their first night of their November tour, I join the mighty Bellowhead for a charming evening of joy inducing hardcore folk.

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 […]

An Interview with Blythe Pepino of Pepino

A sparkling band of humorous frivolity, sweet notes and beauty. Imperfect, unsigned but fabulous.

Written by Helen Martin

littlefishinterview_anielamurphy The Old Blue Last pub, prostate just off Old Street is a descent venue, a 120 capacity pub and live music venue owned by Vice Magazine, having recently undergone […]

This Is The Kit: Wriggle Out the Restless – Album Review

Beautiful Bristol and Paris based band This is the Kit features the dulcet tones of Kate Stables. Luscious stuff.

Written by Helen Martin

Illustration by Sandra Contreras It’s clear the beauty industry is relentlessly changing as fast as the fashion industry, pharmacy with both mediums always being used to express the latest trends. […]

London Fashion Week Catwalk Review: Swedish School of Textiles 2010 Graduate Show

An astonishing graduate catwalk show from the Swedish School of Textiles, showing for the first time as part of LFW at the Freemasons' Hall on Tuesday 21st September 2010.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustration by Abby Wright It’s always a treat at Fashion Week to find that the show you are about to see, website starting in the next few minutes, is at […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Catwalk Review: Holly Fulton

Another strong collection from Holly Fulton, showing at the BFC Tent. And a dream for our illustrators...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustration by Gemma Randall Christopher Shannon burst onto the catwalk in true and typical chavvy style to launch menswear day, see for me at least, more about on Wednesday. His […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Catwalk Review: Caroline Charles

A long glance back at the past with Caroline Charles' riviera ladies, September 17th 2010.

Written by Satu Fox

Monday saw the dawn of fourth day of London Fashion Week and delightfully the first day of ethical fashion presentations by intriguing designers. First up on 1 Greek Street was […]

How to Attract the Opposite Sex: an art seminar/dating opportunity from Details on Request

Nila Raja of Nila and the Rajas leads an eager crowd of singles through the dos and don'ts of how to attract a partner outside the Off Broadway bar. And it all turns out rather well...

Written by Jemima Broadbridge

vampireweekend by Patty Bowman Nila Raja by Kellie Black. Last Thursday I was in Broadway Market to review one of a series of intriguing talks organized by Details on Request, […]

Fashion on Film: Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky

A second biopic exploring the (love) life of saucy temptress Mademoiselle Coco Chanel hits the cinema this week. It's a feast for the eyes and a glorious romp through the fashion archives, unsurprisingly…

Written by Matt Bramford

thumbnailthe_books_jpeg It’s nigh-on impossible to define The Books, approved or the genre of music that they create. Because they are relying on an ever changing source of material as their […]

Transition Towns Conference 2010: The Automatic Earth Stoneleigh Lecture on the Financial Crisis.

Stoneleigh (AKA Nicole Foss) gave a lecture entitled 'Making Sense Of The Financial Crisis In The Era Of Peak Oil' to a packed audience at the Transition Towns Conference. Here's my overview of what she said with a few of my own thoughts sprinkled on top. Massively important food for thought.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Camberwell Degree sprouting 56 I’ve already blogged about my absolute favourite illustrators from the Camberwell College of Arts Illustration Degree Show Save Our Souls, information pills but because there was […]

Secret Garden Party 2010: Soul Fire Restaurant Review

Nestled inside three cosy yurts, the Soul Fire Restaurant was a unique Secret Garden Party dining experience that featured delicious ethically and locally sourced food.

Written by Amelia Gregory

On my rambles around festivals this year it has been hard to escape the omnipresence of floral head garlands on the ladies, more about and indeed worn by some of […]