Listings

    No events to show

Follow

Twitter

|

Facebook

|

MySpace

|

Last.fm

RSS

Subscribe

Top 25 Art Blog - Creative Tourist

Posts Tagged ‘Mina Bach.’

An interview with brand new SIX Magazine, and the rise and rise of ethical fashion

SIX is a brand new online Ethical fashion Magazine bringing design and style to the forefront of the slow fashion revolution. We chatted to the lovely Editor in Chief Alina Raetsep about the launch of the magazine, the rising awareness of ethical fashion, her northern roots and her mum. Lovely.

Written by Hannah Bullivant



Slow Fashion by Mina Bach

“We stand for slow fashion, click respect for clothes and those who created them, cure and the return to individuality” heralds the SIX Magazine website, viagra 60mg and I’m sold. Sign me up. The launch of SIX excites me as much as Alina’s infectious enthusiasm for creating change in the fashion industry. Read on and be inspired…

Firstly, can you tell me little about yourself? Who are you what floats your boat?
I am your average 25-year old, who decided against any kind of social life and instead willingly works without weekends and breaks. I get high knowing I am doing my own thing, paving my own way and working towards a great cause though, and that's worth missing out on that Bali holiday...

Who is your hero?
I have to say if there is one person who I look up to it's my mum. She's a titan, the strongest person I've ever met. She also has a great… read more

Recent Articles

alessis ark newthumb

Music: Interview with Alessi’s Ark

She released her first album aged 17, now nearly 21, Alessi has since moved to Bella Union, an independent label and is on the brink of releasing her latest album; Time Travel. Here follows an interview with the singer/songwriter.

Written by Helen Martin

Poster on Dutch posters SM 1968 Illustration by Mina Bach We trudged through the mud. The boys were hungry and desperate to hit the falafel joint, search whilst I was […]

The lobster within: Performance artist Edwina Ashton at Jerwood Space

Did you know lobsters in captivity rearrange their caves? Edwina Ashton knows, and she has created a performance art piece where we can watch her do just that in full lobster garb. It’s quite something, what goes on at Jerwood Space. Illustrations by Mina Bach and Caz Lock.

Written by Jessica Furseth

Lobster woman by Mina Bach Reading the brochure only served to confuse me further ahead of my visit to Jerwood Space. The descriptively-named ‘Show’ seeks to examine “the integral role […]

Amanda Wakeley-S-S11-Gemma Milly

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Amanda Wakeley (by Helen)

A palette of orange, black, camel and gold in fitted silhouettes, as well as slinky beads. My last LFW show took place at Somerset House's BFC Tent on Tuesday.

Written by Helen Martin

Amanda Wakeley LFW A/W 2011; Illustration by Gemma Milly It was my last day at London Fashion Week. Still buzzing on the love of the razzamatazz, prescription yet requiring an […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 catwalk review: Amanda Wakeley (by Jess)

Tailored or floaty, Amanda Wakeley delivered grown-up fashion in elegant black, white and orange to an appreciative audience, plus one excited Fashion Week newbie. With illustrations by Sarah Alfarhan, Mina Bach, Yelena Bryksenkova and Sandra Contreras.

Written by Jessica Furseth

Ziad Ghanem by Avril Kelly What an amazing show; Ziad Ghanem has trumped everything else I’ve seen this week. Opening with a model dressing in a dark, prescription this dramatic […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: John Rocha

Gracious little John Rocha did it again with an (almost) all-black array of giant texture, delectable splashes of bright red and head pieces that made me wonder how the models stayed upright!Illustrations by Jaymie O'Callaghan and Mina Bach.

Written by Georgia Takacs

KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA Illustration by Mina Bach If I could taste something as delish for the mouth as Elliott J. Frieze is for the eyes, pill I’d eat it […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Elliott J. Frieze

One of my new LFW favourites. With stunning tailored cuts from the finest of Textiles from Yorkshire, Elliott J. Frieze created a strong and sexy look that had me wishing for more.Illustrations by Mina Bach, Natsuki Otani and Kerriann Hulme

Written by Georgia Takacs

Anja Maklar by Madi Ones to Watch is always one of my favourite parts of London Fashion Week, viagra four fresh designers, more about one after another and always packed […]

Celebrate your inner gawker as Sideshow Stories kicks off Yarn Fest storytelling festival

Cozy up to the oddball in you with Sideshow Stories, the art and poetry exhibition giving a nod to the good old tradition of point-and-stare. Bearded ladies, strongmen and a lot of tattoos and body hair illustrated by Antonia Parker, Genie Espinosa, Avril Kelly and Mina Bach.

Written by Jessica Furseth

The bearded lady by Genie Espinosa It’s a bunch of freaks, cheapest really, online that are lining the walls of ‘The Social’ venue right now. The big mustaches, case the […]

Interview: Chad Valley

Chad Valley discusses inspirational musical decades, favourite gigs and what his music would look like where it a geographical location...

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

Illustration by Aysim Genc Did you know that we’re all buying a third more clothing than we did a decade ago? Yep, find you read that right. A third more […]

The reluctant Valentiner

Valentine’s Day sceptic Jessica Furseth makes peace with the heart-shaped holiday. Sort of.

Written by Jessica Furseth

Peppermint Patty. An oil painting by Artist Andrea Valentines Foxes by Bex Glover. By now if you have any interest in the upcoming consumer fest that is Valentines Day you […]

Eliza Newman by Avril kelly

Icelandic Music Artist, Eliza Newman: Interview

This Icelandic lady taught millions how to say 'Eyjafjallajökull'. She also plays the ukelele like a dream. We love her quirky, folk pop.

Written by Helen Martin

Eliza Newman by Jenny Lloyd Eyjafjallajokull. How did you say that it your head? The impressive word refers to the glacier on top of the volcanic mountain (remember the ash […]

The Science Museum Climate Science Gallery Cockroach Tour with Superflex

This month the Science Museum officially inaugurates the Cockroach Tour. Here's what happened when I did a sample run at the end of last year... and what you can expect if you decide to dress up as a Cockroach yourself.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Kuni Awai Darkroom Valentines Cockroach tour by Mina Bach. A couple of months ago I was invited to visit the Science Museum to dress up as a Cockroach. How on […]

Anna Calvi by Avril Kelly

Album Review – Anna Calvi

Her debut album is self titled, and vibrant red. Red with passion, lust and womanly desires.

Written by Helen Martin

Du Goudron et des Plumes Ellie Sutton Du Goudron et des Plumes by Compagnie MPTA with Mathurin Bolze started with a swinging platform lowered slowly over the heads of the […]

Pretty-Rubbish-by-Mina-Bach

Pretty Rubbish: Interview with the eco-couture company, devoted to making bespoke items of recycled fashion

Victoria Geary and Rebecca Goddard - aka Toria and Beck; two countryside dwelling, entrepreneurial women, with enormous talent in making gorgeous, ethical clothes and accessories for both men and women. Meet Pretty Rubbish.

Written by Helen Martin

Illustration by Mina Bach I went to university with Toria and Beck, purchase surrounded by the bright lights that are Cornwall county. I met them in a pub (jovial Jacobs), […]

slow club by karolina burdon

Ahoy there Amelia’s Magazine! What’s your fave Christmas song?

After yesterday's post on fabulous Christmas songs, here Helen Martin asks contributors of Amelia's Magazine: What's your favourite Christmas song and why?

Written by Helen Martin

Illustration by Lorraine Nam Back with post two on Christmas music. I hope post one was enlightening. Now let’s see what the chaps at Amelia’s Magazine love to listen to […]

muppet-xmas-by-lorraine-nam

Sparkly Christmas Songs

Glorious Christmas music! Love/Hate whatever, your Christmas wouldn't be the same without it. Helen Martin rounds up a collection of Christmas beauties both old 'n' new, for your pleasure.

Written by Helen Martin

Illustration by Timothy Hunt. In my second round up of fabulous ideas from twitter friends for late Christmas gift shoppers I bring you the best of art, site patient jewellery […]

borisbike thumb2

Two wheels good: London’s Borisbike cycle hire scheme proves its worth

Four months after launch, London’s new bike hire scheme is securing its place in Londoners’ hearts. We take a look at the ‘Borisbikes’ as they mark their millionth ride, along with a few tips on cycling in traffic.

Written by Jessica Furseth

Kotki Dwa gig Illustration by Daria Hlazatova To be honest, remedy I was skeptical of the idea of a bike rental scheme before the launch. If we are going to […]

Travelling to Denmark aboard the Dana Sirena cruise ferry.

A cruise ferry with DFDS Seaways was the best way to travel to Denmark to give a talk on design and sustainability. Read all about my fabulous journey aboard the Dana Sirena, accompanied by some gorgeous illustrations.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustration by Antonia Parker Well, store they’d really gone to town with this season’s menswear installations. Menswear Day is great, but it’s bloody hard work – you get five days […]

Transition Towns Conference 2010: The Automatic Earth Stoneleigh Lecture on the Financial Crisis.

Stoneleigh (AKA Nicole Foss) gave a lecture entitled 'Making Sense Of The Financial Crisis In The Era Of Peak Oil' to a packed audience at the Transition Towns Conference. Here's my overview of what she said with a few of my own thoughts sprinkled on top. Massively important food for thought.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Camberwell Degree sprouting 56 I’ve already blogged about my absolute favourite illustrators from the Camberwell College of Arts Illustration Degree Show Save Our Souls, information pills but because there was […]

Latitude Festival 2010: Saturday Music Review

A review of Active Child, James, Gaggle, First Aid Kit, Crystal Castles and Belle and Sebastian. With lovely illustrations.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Latitude 2010-Florence crowd by Amelia gregory The Kissaway Trail by Natasha Thompson. The music at Latitude can feel like a bit of a byline given that there are so many […]