Posts Tagged ‘lingerie’

Charini Eco Lingerie Fashion: New S/S 2012 Season Preview Interview

Sri Lankan eco-lingerie designer Charini Suriyage discusses her budding brand Charini, lost heritage crafts, well-being, Issey Miyake...and the exciting next step ahead!

Written by Maria Papadimitriou

Charini lingerie S/S 2012 illustration by Mitika Chohan
Charini S/S 2012 by Mitika Chohan

The luxurious, handcrafted eco-lingerie brand Charini was launched during Colombo Fashion Week in 2009 - since then designer Charini Suriyage has caught the attention of the fashion industry and gone on to win the first ever Ethical Fashion Award for Lingerie at the Sri Lanka Design Festival in 2010. She is also the first Sri Lankan to take part in London Fashion Week, showing her S/S 2012 collection at Estethica last September - shown here. I caught up with her to talk about the ethos behind the brand, lost crafts, inspirations and her upcoming A/W 2012 collection.

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Too Much Is Never Enough: A Collaboration between Disappearing Dining Club and 123 Bethnal Green Road

Disappearing Dining Club takes us on an 'exploration' of 123 Bethnal Green Road, serving a sumptuous four course meal over four floors…

Written by Matt Bramford

123 Bethnal Green Road by Gareth A Hopkins The phrase ‘unique dining experience’ usually makes me want to puke. East London, for all its charm, has become a haven for […]

Fashion Philosophy Fashion Week Poland S/S 2012 in Łódź: Zuo Corp

Zuo Corp presented a slick collection on Saturday 28th October 2011, featuring sculptural tailoring, pan collars, neoprene and glamourous up dos for hair.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Zuo Corp S/S 2011 by Antonia Parker. Zuo Corp used a disturbing soundtrack that featured clanging bells and what sounded like screaming monkeys. It was an odd accompaniment to a […]

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 […]

Montreal Festimania 2011: Festival Mode et Design Review – Oh La La Défilé Lingerie

Leggy models in lovely lingerie, accompanied by well oiled men and a diminutive French rapper. What a fun way to wind up Festival Mode et Design 2011.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Montreal Festimania Mode et Design by Dan Lester. Lingerie shows. Never given to the most fashion forward of occasions, but nonetheless the annual Oh La La Défilé Lingerie has become […]

Apartment C – ‘A fashion retailer that just happens to sell lingerie’

G&Ts with a side of scandal… a sneak peek into the world of 'Vogue's favourite lingerie boutique'…

Written by Kate Ingram

Illustration by Joana Faria At the top of Marylebone High Street lurks a lingerie shop with attitude. Surrounded by fashion-favourite names and organic cafés, it’s both niche-market neighbour and rebellious […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011: Triumph International Awards

Pre-Fashion Week kick-off, Triumph held their International Awards for lingerie design with a 'Shape Sensation' theme. Florence Massey reviews the event, with illustrations from Katie Harnett.

Written by Florence Massey

Illustration of Justin Singh’s entry by Katie Harnett The calm before the storm, the eve of London Fashion Week (16th September) was the night of the Triumph International Awards at […]

Alternative Fashion Week 2010 at Spitalfields Market: a review of Day 4

By day four of Alternative Fashion Week things started to get a little confusing. Highlights from the first half include Nicole Gill, Alex Seroge, George Strood and Gemma Maher.

Written by Amelia Gregory

All photography by Amelia Gregory. By Day 4 at Alternative Fashion Week things start to go a little hazy – and the other bloggers who were so keen earlier in […]

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London Fashion Week A/W 2010 Catwalk Review: Pam Hogg

Amelia's Magazine piles into On|Off at Victoria Place, Bloomsbury Square for the Pam Hogg show, chockablock with celebrities...

Written by Jonno Ovans

We’re telling you, this Pam Hogg review nearly didn’t happen. The tickets were hierarchically graded in insidiously gradual decline from two gold stars, one gold star, silver, bronze, green, red […]

Diesel Party 2007: Paris

Diesel Party 2007: Paris

Hotel Amour, Paris, 2 February 2007

Written by Lou Winwood

Amelia and I just spent a romantic couple of days in the lovely Paris. There are tons of things I love about London but it has to be said – […]