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Posts Tagged ‘Michelle Urvall Nyrén’

Christmas Gift Ideas 2013: Fashion

Discover some fabulous and unusual one off pieces from designers Ever Rêve, Beautiful Soul, Anna Popovich, Vita Gottlieb and Nkoyo.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Snowy Owl scarf by Nkoyo

Snowy Owl scarf by Nkoyo.

In the first of my Christmas gift round ups I give you the best ideas for lovers of bespoke high end fashion from a selection of talented up and coming designers. All of them will be selling on my new website when it launches in the New Year, but in the meantime you can buy from their own websites, I do hope you will support them and buy your loved one something special to treasure for years to come (or perhaps hint to your loved one what you would like…) Here are my recommended picks: be quick, Christmas is not far off now.

Ever Rêve - Vida dress

The Vida Dress by Ever Rêve features a stunning geometric print in soft flowing silk crepe de chine. Michelle Urvall-Nyren developed her trademark patterns through a fascination with her grandmother's batik dresses, and I love the way she mixes strong lines with flattering shapes. Order yours for a bargain £175… read more

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Michelle Urvall Nyrén introduces her Ever Rêve A/W 2013 fashion collection

Designer Michelle Urvall Nyrén introduces her new A/W 2013 collection, stocked at Wolf & Badger.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Ever Reve by Jamie Wignall.
Michelle Urvall Nyrén has a wonderful way with ink, whether it be the washes of colour in her beautiful fashion illustrations (found in Amelia’s Compendium of …

New S/S 2013 Season Interview: Michelle Urvall Nyrén of Ever Rêve

Michelle Urvall Nyrén talks us through her gorgeous debut collection, which features watercolour prints inspired by fashion illustrations she created for my second book ACOFI.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Ever Reve by Sine Skau.
Readers of my second book Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration will recognise the name Michelle Urvall Nyrén: in those pages you can find wonderful examples of …

Think Act Vote presents The Future We Choose \\ Pop Up Radical Think Tank and Book Launch Party

On July 25th we went along to The Arch Gallery for an afternoon of inspirational talks and the launch of 'The Future We Choose', the new book by radical think tank Think Act Vote, which features a lot of contributions from the Amelia's Magazine family.

Written by Maria Papadimitriou

On the 25th of July I had the pleasure of attending – unfortunately only a part of – the launch event organised by Think Act Vote (?!X) at The Arch …

Fashion Philosophy Fashion Week Poland A/W 2011 in Łódź: Berenika Czarnota

I absolutely adored the bold knitwear by Berenika Czarnota, shown as part of Designer's Avenue at Expo on Sunday 8th May 2011. More of this kind of thing please!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Berenika Czarnota A/W 2011 by Maria Papadimitriou aka Slowly The Eggs.
Having seen the cute photo in the Fashion Week Poland guide book I was most excited to see the first …

An Interview with Kee Boutique, purveyor of vintage and handmade clothing and accessories…

Kee Boutique is a Leeds based vintage and handmade clothes shop based in a gorgeous 1930’s art deco building. The owner sources vintage dresses, makes clothes from second hand fabric and then sells them through a number of different channels. Jealous?! Moi?!...

Written by Hannah Bullivant

Kee Boutique illustration by Faye West
Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about what I want to do with myself. You know, life stuff. I am incredibly grateful for my job, …

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Menswear Day Catwalk Review: Christopher Shannon

King of the Luxe-Chavs Christopher Shannon made me squeal during London Fashion Week's Menswear Day this season - for all the right reasons. Rihanna? Check! Frou-frou sportswear? Check! Illustrations courtesy of Maria Papadimitriou, Oscar Rubio, Krister Selin and Michelle Urvall Nyrén!

Written by Matt Bramford

Illustration by Krister Selin
Christopher Shannon burst back on to the catwalk on Menswear Day at London Fashion Week in typical chav-luxe fashion. Menswear day was a bit hot and cold …

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Presentation Review: Piers Atkinson

Milliner Piers Atkinson presented his latest collection in Frannie's Pop Up Gallery - taking his cue from cabaret and opium dens… Fabulous illustrations by Ankolie, Karolina Burdon, Joana Faria and Michelle Urvall Nyrén!

Written by Naomi Law

Illustration by Michelle Urvall Nyrén
On Saturday 19th February I wandered down a rainy Frith Street to see milliner Piers Atkinson’s A/W 2011 collection.
Atkinson has an interesting background having originally studied …

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Olivia Rubin

A fabulous line-up of tan-tastic celebrities turned out to see Olivia Rubin's pretty prints at Jalouse in Hanover Square - with wonderful illustrations by Madi Illustrates, Maria Papadimitriou, Jaymie O'Callaghan, Lisa Stannard, Fritha Strickland and Michelle Urval Nyrén!

Written by Matt Bramford

Danielle Lloyd and Konnie Huq, illustrated by Lisa Stannard
Olivia Rubin’s show was to be held at Jalouse in Hanover Square – a place I’d hear of but never actually ventured …

Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration launch party photos: meet Liz Johnson-Artur

We've worked together since way before the dawn of Amelia's Magazine. Meet Liz Johnson-Artur: a fabulous photographer who still shoots on film. She's answered a quick Q&A alongside the last photos from my ACOFI launch party.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Tamara Cincik and Amelia Gregory at the ACOFI launch by Liz Johnson-Artur.
Liz Johnson-Artur and myself go back a loooong way. In the days when I was interning at Arena Magazine …

Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration launch party illustrations: meet Naomi Law

Naomi Law, also known as NimLawDraws, created wonderful images of Jessica Bumpus from Vogue, Fiona of Save Our Shoes, photographer Liz Johnson-Artur, Michelle Urvall Nyren, 6 Day Riot, and Amelia's Mag fashion editors Jonno Ovans, Matt Bramford and Sally Mumby-Croft. All from images taken at the ACOFI launch.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Jessica Bumpus of Vogue gets the Naomi Law treatment. Here’s her blog in case you missed it previously.
Naomi Law has taken a rather circuitous route towards the land of fashion …

Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration launch party illustrations: meet Michelle Urvall Nyrén

Michelle Urvall Nyrén captured three different Ellies in watercolour perfection: Ellie Good of Egg Mag, Ellie Loughran of Pretty Much Penniless and Ellie Broughton. Plus Zoë Robinson, Naomi Law, Philippa Dunn of House of Illustration and Tamara Cincik.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Ellie Loughran of Pretty Much Penniless was beautifully turned out. And her blog about the event is absolutely stunning – what wonderful images!
Michelle Urvall Nyrén is as elegant in …

Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration launch party illustrations: meet Jenny Robins

Illustrator Jenny Robins excels at drawing in a live situation - here's her wonderful creations from the afternoon of the ACOFI launch party...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Laura Snoad of Design Week sporting her Tatty Devine necklace. She wrote a great write up of the party here: check it out.
Oh dear. My brilliant plans to get all …

Michelle Lowe-Holder: the ethical designer who is reinventing the fashion accessory

Fashion designer Michelle Lowe-Holder took a break from the day job and realised that what she really loved was creating accessories. Her new collection features upcycled fabrics from her studio. Here's a taster of her interview in ACOFI

Written by Amelia Gregory

Michelle Lowe-Holder S/S 2011 by Michelle Urvall Nyren.
Canadian Michelle Lowe-Holder completed an MA in knitwear at Central Saint Martins and launched her eponymous collection in 2001. She has always included …

Dem Collective: designed in Sweden by Annika Axelsson and Karin Stenmar

Dem Collective have pioneered an all encompassing approach to ethical fashion design, and their devotion to all aspects of the supply and production chain is incredibly inspiring. Here is part of their interview which appears in full in Amelia's Compendium of Fashion Illustration.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Dem Collective by Michelle Urvall Nyren.
You were founded in 2004, with the aim of becoming a profitable company that treated people and environment fairly. How have you put this into …

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

So, the book is finally here! You can find it at Tate Modern, Magma, Design Museum, Serpentine Gallery, Tatty Devine, Cornerhouse, Arnolfini and many other good independent book stores across …

Herbfarmacy: Pure Herbal Skincare from Seed to Skin

Herbfarmacy create gorgeous organic skincare products, packed with pure herbal oils that are grown on their very own farm. We caught up with founder Paul Richards to find out how the company is doing.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Herbfarmacy by Antonia Parker.
We discovered Herbfarmacy in issue 9 of Amelia’s Magazine, and the brand has grown considerably since we last caught up with founder Dr. Paul Richards. Time to …

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Craft: let’s make a mobile!

This mobile is quick to make, very easy and almost entirely free too. A perfect present for any new parents, but pretty rad for adults too. With illustrations by Michelle Urvall Nyren and Daniel Williams.

Written by Hannah Bullivant

By Daniel Williams
Maybe theres something in the air, maybe its my age or maybe its the season but it seems everybody around me has suddenly spawned. Friends have started to …

London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Esthetica Review

Some of the finest at Esthetica for S/S 2011. Including Nina Dolcetti, Sägen Butik, Little Glass Clementine, Martina Spetlova, Oria, Michelle Lowe-Holder, From Somewhere, Partimi and Joanna Cave.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Partimi by Joana Faria.
I probably shouldn’t do this because I actually don’t believe the ghettoisation of ethical designers is a particularly good thing, but for ease of storytelling in the …

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

Holly Fulton by Kayleigh Bluck.
For S/S 2011 Holly Fulton took inspiration from Joan Collins and 60s cruise wear as her “ladies” went on a fantastical tour of luxury living in …