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Posts Tagged ‘Matt Bramford’

Katie Eary: London Collections: Men S/S 2014 Catwalk Review

Flamingos, leopard print and skateboards - Katie Eary knows how to hit summer hard with her S/S 2014 collection, shown at Victoria House on Monday 17 June…

Written by Matt Bramford


Katie Eary S/S 2014 by Dom&Ink

Katie Eary pretty much started the current leopard print menswear trend. Back in 2010, she had boxing models head-to-toe in it. Her love affair with the design continued on Monday at her S/S 2014 offering.


All photography by Matt Bramford

As is standard at Katie's shows, it seemed like everybody in London had descended on read more

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Film Review: The Place Beyond the Pines

An illustrated review of new action thriller The Place Beyond the Pines, starring RYAN GOSLING, Eva Mendes and Bradley Cooper…

Written by Matt Bramford

The Place Beyond the Pines by Krister Selin
Hollywood heartthrobs Ryan Gosling and Bradley Cooper star alongside Eva Mendes and Ray Liotta in new action thriller The Place Beyond the Pines. …

An Interview with Designer Joseph Turvey – Part 2

Here's the second part of our interview with menswear designer Joseph Turvey where we look at his current S/S 2013 collection and Joe gives his advice for new graduates…

Written by Matt Bramford

Joseph Turvey S/S 2013 by Gemma Cotterell
Joe’s MA collection: vibrant orange and magenta lace with transparent panels and translucent trenches was a massive hit. Fake Tokyo completely sold out and …

An Interview with Designer Joseph Turvey – Part 1

We caught up with menswear designer Joseph Turvey to chat about his A/W 2013 dalmatian-themed collection and much more…

Written by Matt Bramford

Joseph Turvey A/W 2013 by Krister Selin
While everybody else viewed next season’s collections at the A/W 2013 London Collections: Men shows in January, I spent the week on a rather …

The 2013 FAD Awards: London Fashion Week Catwalk Review

The FAD Awards closed London Fashion Week A/W 2013, once again celebrating the best undergraduate talent around a certain theme, which this year focussed on 'future optimism'…

Written by Matt Bramford

Stephanie Kitchen by Warren Clarke
The Fashion Awareness Direct (FAD) Awards are always an end-of-fashion-week treat. After five days of the freshest fashion talent dominating the catwalks at the Fashion Scout …

Ziad Ghanem: London Fashion Week A/W 2013 Catwalk Review

The mighty Ziad Ghanem returned to the Freemasons' Hall on Tuesday 19 February and it was a riot as always…

Written by Matt Bramford

Ziad Ghanem A/W 2013 by Helena Maratheftis
Ziad Ghanem’s catwalk shows are always momentous: massively oversubscribed, a cat-fight to get into and an array of weird and wonderful creatures desperate to …

Eugene Lin: London Fashion Week A/W 2013 Catwalk Review

Eugene Lin returned to Fashion Scout on Monday 18 February with his 'Cupid de Locke' A/W 2013 collection, featuring numerous trench coats and mythological references…

Written by Matt Bramford

Eugene Lin A/W 2013 by Dom&Ink
I like to sneak off to a show during the week on my lunch hour, and that’s exactly what I did to catch Eugene Lin …

David Koma: London Fashion Week A/W 2013 Catwalk Review

Fashion Forward favourite David Koma had been heavily influenced by twelve inch… records this season, according to his Somerset House outing on the evening of Saturday 16 February…

Written by Matt Bramford

David Koma A/W 2013 by Krister Selin
David Koma is a previous NEWGEN winner and continues to attract much attention with his sculptural pieces that push the boundaries of future fashion. …

Orla Kiely: London Fashion Week A/W 2013 Presentation Review

Orla Kiely's static presentation at Elms Lesters Painting Rooms on Saturday 16 February transported us to the sixties with a Mad Men/Made in Dagenham-esque performance…

Written by Matt Bramford

Orla Kiely A/W 2013 by Laura Hickman
Ireland’s Orla Kiely has firmly established her eponymous London label over the seasons with 1960s silhouettes, playful prints and rich fabrics. While the look …

Yifang Wan, Fashion Scout Merit Award Winner: London Fashion Week A/W 2013 Catwalk Review

Merit Award winner Yifang Wan proved why she'd earned Fashion Scout's highest accolade at the Freemasons' Hall on Saturday 16 February…

Written by Matt Bramford

Yifang Wan A/W 2013 by Gabriel Ayala
Fashion Week A/W 2013 got off to a cracking start on Friday, for anybody who actually turned up. I didn’t, thanks to the effects …

Valentino: Master of Couture at Somerset House

In a new major exhibition in the Embankment Galleries, Somerset House celebrates fifty years of the Grand Emperor of Couture, Valentino Garavani…

Written by Matt Bramford

Valentino A/W 2005 by Krister Selin
A recent viewing of the documentary Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has To Travel, a film dedicated to the infamous fashion editor’s pioneering feats, highlighted that …

Hartnell to Amies: Couture by Royal Appointment at the Fashion and Textile Museum

In a new blockbuster exhibition, the Fashion and Textile Museum celebrates British couturiers Norman Hartnell, Hardy Amies and Frederick Fox: tailors of the golden age of British couture.

Written by Matt Bramford

Norman Hartnell by Gemma Champ
2012 has been a pretty regal year in the UK, from the pomp and ceremony of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee to Queen Liz (sort of) parachuting …

Fashion Film: Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel

A new film celebrates the life of legendary fashion icon Diana Vreeland, exploring her friendship with Chanel and her work at Harper's Bazaar and the Metropolitan Museum of Art…

Written by Matt Bramford

Diana Vreeland by Maya Beus
‘When we think about an iconic person, an editor; we always say Diana Vreeland’. A pretty bold opening statement launches this fashion film, but by the …

Osman: London Fashion Week S/S 2013 Catwalk Review

Who loves bright colours? Osman loves bright colours! Perhaps the worst subtitle ever, but I can't think of anything else at this stage. I did very much enjoy his show in the BFC tent on the evening of Tuesday 18 September, though…

Written by Matt Bramford

Osman S/S 2013 by Krister Selin
And so it was to Osman to ‘close’ my fashion week, as it were. It was getting late on the Tuesday and, frankly, I couldn’t …

Kinder Aggugini: London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review

Milanese fashion designer Kinder Aggugini opened the BFC tent on Saturday 14 September with a girly gingham-fest and a poptastic soundtrack…

Written by Matt Bramford

Kinder Aggugini S/S 2013 by Emma Reynolds
After salivating and sweating at the Sister by Sibling salon show, I headed to the main tent to catch Kinder Aggugini’s S/S 2013 …

Sister by Sibling: London Fashion Week S/S 2013 Catwalk Review

Punks, dayglo and Poly Styrene - it was a riot at Sister by Sibling's Saturday morning salon show at Somerset House on 15 September…

Written by Matt Bramford

Sister by Sibling S/S 2013 by Antonia Parker
On the Saturday morning of fashion week I cycled to Somerset House. It was such a sunny, cool morning that I couldn’t help …

KTZ: London Fashion Week S/S 2013 Catwalk Review

This season KTZ looked to Art Nouveau, William Morris and Harajuku girls for their inspiration, resulting in a breathtaking collection as always - shown on Friday 14 September at Somerset House.

Written by Matt Bramford

KTZ S/S 2013 by Krister Selin
After the Felder Felder show I trekked from Somerset House to Goldsmith’s Hall over by St Paul’s to catch PPQ. As is standard, the PPQ …

Felder Felder: London Fashion Week S/S 2013 Catwalk Review

A grown-up collection with a hint of rock n' roll, the Felder sisters showed their S/S 2013 offerings at Somerset House on Friday 14 September with a special guest performance by Kate Nash…

Written by Matt Bramford

Felder Felder S/S 2013 by Claire Kearns
So it’s bloody fashion week again! Comes around quickly, doesn’t it? Every six months, in fact. I hadn’t allowed myself to get too excited …

London 2012: The XXX Olympic Games

Seven years in the making, the London 2012 Olympic Games FINALLY begin this evening. Here's our illustrated guide, with some surprises, too…

Written by Matt Bramford

Olympic Gymnastics by Lucy Palmer
Tonight’s the night. After what has quite possibly been the longest warm up for anything to happen ever, seven years in the making, the 30th Olympic …

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Treasure: London Jewellery Week 2012 Show Review

During London Jewellery Week, 11-17 June 2012, we went along to Treasure at Somerset House to check out the best in contemporary jewellery from the UK and Europe, including Amelia's Magazine old friends Tatty Devine and Imogen Belfield.

Written by Maria Papadimitriou

Grace Hamilton at Treasure by Claire Kearns
Being a jewellery designer myself I was thrilled to have an invitation to the press view of Treasure at Somerset House during London Jewellery …