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Posts Tagged ‘Kellie Black’

Introducing the printers of Amelia’s Magazine: Principal Colour

Meet Martin Darby and Alan Flack, directors of Kent based Principal Colour. They are the high quality lithographic printers responsible for producing all issues of Amelia's Magazine in print, as well as my two books.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Alan and Martin Principal Colour by Kellie-Black
Alan Flack and Martin Darby of Principal Colour, help illustrated by Kellie Black for the launch of ACOFI.

I have been working with Kent based lithographic printers Principal Colour for 8 years now, ailment ever since Martin Darby and Alan Flack so kindly helped me to produce the very first issue of Amelia's Magazine in print way back at the start of 2004. Over the years my harebrained ideas have inevitably demanded that each new issue utilise a new print technique, and they have patiently helped me through all the most difficult of production issues. Die-cut, flocked, scratch… read more

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London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Ashish

Ashish showed a gigantic sequinned collection inspired by rich girls slumming it in Dalston. Fabulous stuff, at Somerset House on Tuesday 22nd February 2011.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Ashish A/W 2011 by Erica Sharp. Outside the BFC tent I noticed a strange character wobbling towards the entrance in huge pink platforms. It was only when she de-robed inside […]

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 […]

Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration launch party illustrations: meet more illustrators!

The final bunch of illustrations from my ACOFI launch party covers a host of evening guests - by Natsuki Otani, Erica Sharp, Lesley Barnes, Yelena Bryksenkova, Gemma Milly, Abigial Daker, Emma Block, Faye West, Gareth A Hopkins, Jo Cheung, Kellie Black, Lisa Stannard, Natasha Thompson, Katie Harnett, Karina Yarv and Ani Saunders.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Zarina Liew at work My wonderful girls, rx Rosie and Harriet of Tatty Devine, sick who created the lovely Cutlass Necklace for my party. Zarina Liew looked oh so casual […]

Nancy Dee: the ethical fashion range from sisters Tamsin and Seraphina Davis

Tamsin and Seraphina Davis are sisters in ethical fashion design. They started their label a few years ago to bridge the gap between style, versatility and ethical production. Here's a taster of their interview in ACOFI.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Emete Yarici by Jenny Lloyd http://jennylloyd.co.uk It’s impossible to miss the Make Lemonade pop-up shop as you walk up Chalton Street Market, treat with big windows displaying the warm and […]

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 […]

Bourgeois & Maurice Can’t Dance at Sadler’s Wells: An Interview

Cabaret duo Bourgeois & Maurice are currently enjoying a run at the Sadler's Wells Lilian Baylis Studio. They are thoroughly fabulous... as this Q&A will reveal to those still unintiated in their inimitable ways.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Cher Lloyd by Gemma Pharo Wagner by Karina Yarv. Another year, viagra 60mg another X Factor out of the way. I went through a period of not watching any telly […]

Sir Philip Green and his Topshop billions get the UK Uncut treatment.

Sir Philip Green is able to dodge huge tax bills by sending Topshop profits to his wife in Monaco. UK Uncut closed down the Oxford Circus flagship store in protest against billionaire tax avoidance tactics in the face of huge cuts.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Heart / Target by Patrick Thomas. All images courtesy of Outline Editions. Outline Editions’ pop-up shop is tucked away behind stalls on Berwick Street Market, prostate healing but the bright […]

Exhibition Review: Horrockses Fashions at the Fashion and Textile Museum

The Fashion and Textile Museum celebrates cotton manufacturers Horrockses and their collaborations with artists in the 1940s to create desirable 'off the peg dresses'

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

Illustration by Paolo Caravello A few weeks ago, order I ventured by bike to the Fashion and Textile museum’s summer exhibition celebrating the ready-to wear designs of Horrockses Fashions Limited. […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011: best Jewellery Designers at Somerset House

My favourite bits of jewellery at Somerset House for S/S 2011: Tatty Devine (of course), ethical designers LeJu, Mawi, Phillippa Holland and newcomers Phoebe Coleman and Cabinet 4 Buba.

Written by Amelia Gregory

frances conteh – lfw – ss11 – jenny robins Illustration by Jenny Robins. I didn’t make managed to take in the whole of On/Off exhibition this year because I was […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Presentation Review: Ada Zanditon (reprise)

Here at Amelia's Magazine we're really rather keen on Ada Zanditon, and this season's presentation at Victoria House on Monday 20th September did not disappoint.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Lu Flux by David Merta. The Lu Flux presentation was one that suffered slightly from inexperience. On arrival at an upmarket Soho members’ club on Greek Street we were ushered […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Catwalk Review: Falguni & Shane Peacock

This season Falguni & Shane Peacock were inspired by the plight of the bees and the tigers for their show on Sunday 19th September 2010 at Victoria House. With illustrations by Abigail Daker, Hayley Warnham and Kellie Black.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Jasper Conran by Lea Wade. It’s hard to know what to say about Jasper. I certainly wasn’t expecting the earth to move, order dosage but it’s always nice to come […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Preview: Menswear Day

As the womenswear section of the circus draws to a close and the press move over to Milan, there's still lots to be seen at Menswear Day. Here's a little preview, with some rather brilliant illustrations…

Written by Matt Bramford

Wintle, viagra order A/W 2010, illustrated by Antonia Parker So it’s the last day of womenswear today, which means no more frocks and no more tits and arse. This is […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Exhibition Review: Headonism

Florence Massey delves into Headonism at the Embankment Galleries with stunning creations from Piers Atkinson, J Smith Esquire and Little Shilpa! Illustrations by Kellie Black and Yelena Bryksenkova complete the creative explosion of talent...

Written by Florence Massey

Frieze showcases a collection of pastel coloured trenches at London Fashion Week off schedule at Vauxhall Fashion Scout. Illustration of Piers Atkinson by Kellie Black The Headonism exhibition is hidden […]

An Evening of Retro Hollywood Glamour at the Victoria & Albert Museum

The V&A transports us back to the golden age of the silver screen, during a very special retro Hollywood glamour-themed Friday Late…

Written by Jemma Crow

Mumford & Sons illustration by Lana Hughes 5. Mumford & Sons Mumford & Sons have had a special piece in my heart for a couple of years now. Having played […]

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, […]

A meeting with indie folk blues rockers Peggy Sue.

Peggy Sue tell me all about making their new album Fossils and Other Phantoms, and how they lost the Pirates. Illustrations by Kellie Black.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustration of Peggy Sue by Kellie Black. I arrive by bike as usual to meet the three members of Peggy Sue at Spitalfields Market. Rosa got lost on hers and […]

Illustrators take on the Leaders’ Debate. Brown, Cameron and Clegg, watch out!

Whilst watching my twitter stream at the same time as the Leaders' Debate on TV last week I had a great idea: invite illustrators to come up with satirical images for the General Election, and then see if we can make them go viral.

Written by Amelia Gregory

We are currently working under capacity without an earth editor intern. If you are interested in this position you would need to be available to work on it from Monday-Thursday […]