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London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Exhibition Review: Vauxhall Fashion Scout

The best new designers on the Fashion Scout exhibition stands at Freemasons' Hall: Bolshie, James Hock, Kirsty Ward and Yong. Feast your eyes on this talent folks...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Bolshie AKA Baby-Leg Girl, by Antonia Parker.

Over at Fashion Scout there is yet another array of amazing new designers to trawl through. As I entered the upstairs room at the Freemasons' Hall I was greeted by a girl with plastic roast chickens attached to her breasts and fanny. Perfect for Lady Gaga.

Fashion Scout LFW SS2011-Bolshie photo By Amelia Gregory
All photography by Amelia Gregory.

Those chickens, that spike-encrusted big-shouldered body suit, the top knot, the headless doll on a chain: something was ringing a very big bell. And it wasn't the giant gold glittery Big Ben headpiece in the corner. I turned around and went "oh, it's you!"

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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

Falguni & Shane Peacock by Abigail Daker. Last year I took a fairly disparaging view of Falguni & Shane Peacock‘s inaugural show at London Fashion Week. But I got invited […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Catwalk Presentation: Ashley Isham (reprise)

Here's our second Ashley Isham blog post, with fabulous illustrations from Hayley Warnham and Stephanie Parr. The headdresses absolutely ruled!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Ashley Isham’s amazing headdresses, by Hayley Warnham. I’m never really sure how to take Ashley Isham. On the one hand some of his dresses are quite fabulous, he seems to […]

Pre-London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Interview: Charlie le Mindu

With only three days to go until London Fashion Week launches, we have a chat with the wonderful Charlie le Mindu, purveyor of weird and wonderful fashion and frocks made of hair.

Written by Matt Bramford

Charlie le Mindu A/W 2010, illustrated by Naomi Law Cheeky Charlie le Mindu already had quite the reputation when he burst onto the scene in dramatic fashion a couple of […]

A live shoot with photographer Ellis Scott

Fashion photographer Ellis Scott hosted a live shoot at the Spot Communications pop-up showroom last week, and here are the results…!

Written by Matt Bramford

Ellis Scott, illustrated by Jess Stokes So, if the last few days are anything to go by, it seems we won’t be getting the long hot summer we were promised, […]

Reading Festival 2010 Round Up

In descending order, our contributor Matt gives us his highlights of Reading festival 2010. Special thanks to all our illustrators!

Written by Matt Pinder

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 […]

Climate Camp 2010 at the RBS HQ in Edinburgh: a Break the Banks action round up.

I've just got back from this year's Climate Camp in Edinburgh. We camped on the grounds of the global headquarters of RBS to highlight the financial links to the climate crisis, and took direct action every day. Here's my round up of the best actions I took part in.

Written by Amelia Gregory

All photography by Amelia Gregory unless otherwise stated. Over the past few years I have become increasingly embedded in the process of Climate Camp, so I am well aware that […]

The Fantastic Patrick Wolf

Matt Pinder takes a look at Patrick Wolf's illustrious career to date, along with some of his fashion highlights, and asks - whatever will Patrick do next?

Written by Matt Pinder

Illustration by Farzeen Jabbar When you think of visually aware musicians, the likes Madonna, David Bowie, Grace Jones and Prince come to mind. Although the success of their lengthy careers […]

An interview with fashion designer Masha Ma

Womenswear label Masha Ma have announced their debut at this year's London Fashion Week, so we caught up with Masha for a chat…

Written by Ester Kneen

Masha Ma, AW 2011, illustrated by Holly Exley Womenswear label Masha Ma, described as “semi-couture”, features fabulously chic and powerful silhouettes with a contemporary yet elegant feel. The stunning structural […]

Graduate Fashion Week Interview: Northumbria’s Naomi New

In the latest in our series of post-Graduate Fashion Week interviews, Matt Bramford chats to one of his favourites, Naomi New, about Elvis, Gaga, Mad Max and what the future has in store for this young, fresh 'n' new designer…

Written by Matt Bramford

Naomi New was undoubtedly one of the highlights at Graduate Fashion Week 2010. Her incredible costumes dazzled the press and had me bouncing up and down on my seat at […]

Sheena Matheiken’s The Uniform Project

Sheena Matheiken and the Uniform Project graduate in [sustainable] style after 365 days of wearing, styling and accesorising the same simple Little Black Dress…

Written by Helen Davis

Illustration by Maryanne Oliver School’s almost out for summer. Soon blazers and ties will be ditched, with delight, for butterfly-bright bathers; and mortar boards tossed in glee at graduations everywhere. Uniforms […]


The Book Club in Shoreditch is currently taking a retrospective look at the work of Stuart Semple aka Nancyboy, running until July 29th, we managed to get a sneak preview of the work of this critically acclaimed and pioneering British creative.

Written by Jenny Robins

I’ve never been to the Book Club before, it’s a nice place you know; high ceilings, exposed brickwork, excitingly erratic cone shaped lampshades. On your left as you come in […]

Graduate Fashion Week 2010: Northumbria

Northumbria alumni Matt Bramford presents a totally unbiased (...) look at Northumbria's Graduate Fashion Week 2010 show, with illustrations from many of the students' development work…

Written by Matt Bramford

I always look forward to the Northumbria University BA fashion degree show for two reasons. One, because it’s always effing good – the innovation, technique and creativity on display is […]

Graduate Fashion Week 2010: UWE Bristol and UCA Epsom

Written by Jemma Crow

Anna Piercy, UCA Epsom, Illustrated by Lisa Billvik Well well well the kids certainly know what they’re doing at Graduate Fashion Week this year. Sunday kicked off day one of […]

A Chat With Christina Brodie

Luxury glove designer Christina Brodie tells us about her latest collection, her insipiration, Prince Charles and a million other things…

Written by Matt Bramford

Photograph by Matt Bramford When Christina Brodie’s luxury glove range popped up in the fashion inbox, I knew that I’d like to interview the woman behind these vibrant and unique […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2010 Catwalk Review: Pam Hogg and Nick Cave, Peaches Geldof, Mika

A review of the Pam Hogg show on Monday 22nd February, featuring celebrities including, drumroll please... Siouxie Soux, Jodie Harsh, Mika, Peaches Geldof, Nick Cave, Jaime Winstone, Alice Dellal and Tim Noble & Sue Webster.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Pam Hogg by Etiene Del Monte. Pam Hogg can pull in an all star rocker crowd and she knows it. I wondered if this begat the complex star sticker system […]


London Fashion Week A/W 2010: Lake & Liberty Pop-Up

The hot new East London label launches it's debut collection as part of London Fashion Week

Written by Matt Bramford

Looking to spice up your look, or even your love life? Then look no further than hot new East London label Lake & Liberty. Launching only last year, they’ve already […]


Pre-LFW interview: Orschel-Read

In the last interview of the series, Amelia's magazine caught up with the popular menswear designer ahead of his forthcoming show...

Written by Rachael Oku

What was it like collaborating with Pavel Rudanovsky on the conceptual ‘UnFashion Show’ series? ‘UnFashion’ was a great platform to test out ideas of what can be presented under the […]

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London Fashion Week A/W 2010 Presentation Review: Orla Kiely

Here commences our coverage of LFW!

Written by Satu Fox

Images throughout courtesy of Satu Fox Up a winding staircase, past the lingerie gallery and through the double doors is a little haven of peace amid all the Fashion Week […]

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Hayley Crompton- fashion’s newest graduate

Amelia's magazine introduces an illustrator and print designer extraordinaire

Written by Rachael Oku

Images throughout courtesy of Hayley Crompton When did you graduate? I graduated just this summer from Ravensbourne College of Design and Communication. I studied Fashion with Textiles BA (hons) for […]