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Posts Tagged ‘monochrome’

Simon Ekrelius introduces Monochrome, his new A/W 2014 collection

Simon Ekrelius showcased his new season collection, inspired by Lee Miller, at The Rag Factory, just off Brick Lane.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Simon Ekrelius A/W 2014 by Slowly The Eggs aka Maria Papadimitriou

Simon Ekrelius A/W 2014 by Slowly The Eggs aka Maria Papadimitriou.

Last week Simon Ekrelius showcased a preview selection of garments from his pared down A/W 2014 collection, titled Monochrome. Inspired by iconic model Lee Miller, this season the Swedish designer has focused on a sleek and eminently wearable silhouette, which features innovative fabric treatments and his razor sharp signature tailoring.

Simon Ekrelius A/W 2014 by Megan Thomas

Simon Ekrelius A/W 2014 by Megan Thomas.

When did you first discover the muse for your latest collection, Lee Miller?
Many years ago when I read into Man… read more

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KTZ: London Fashion Week S/S 2014 Catwalk Review

On Monday 16 September KTZ presented their latest collection in British Fashion Council's main tent at Somerset House. It was inspired by deserts, rolling sand dunes and Arab culture.

Written by Maria Papadimitriou

KTZ S/S 2014 by Rose Crees Since illustrating KTZ‘s striking A/W 2011 collection for Amelia’s Magazine, I have wished there would come a chance to attend a KTZ catwalk show […]

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Lug Von Siga: London Fashion Week A/W 2013 Catwalk Review

Lug Von Siga offers a blend of metallics, monochrome and plum in her A/W 2013 LFW show held in the Fashion Scout venue on Friday 15th February

Written by Jessica Cook

Lug Von Siga LFW A/W 2013 by Louise Smith At first I stand, then I kneel, and by the time the show starts, I’m sitting on the floor. Hardly the […]

Emilio de la Morena A/W 2012 by Claire Kearns

Emilio de La Morena: London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Catwalk Review

Emilio de la Morena presented a strong, sensual and unmistakably Spanish A/W 2012 collection in The Gallery Show Space at Somerset House for London Fashion Week on Tuesday 21st February, 2012.

Written by Alia Gargum

Emilio de la Morena A/W 2012 by Claire Kearns Before this show I hadn’t heard of the originally Spanish Central Saint Martin’s graduate, Emilio de la Morena, but knew I […]

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Fred Butler: London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Presentation Review

On Sunday 20th February Fred Butler presented a wonderful collection of Sushi inspired props and accessories at The Portico Rooms of Somerset House. With a live soundtrack performed by Charli XCX, styled by Kim Howells, knitwear by EDE and shoes by Rosy Nicholas.

Written by Maria Papadimitriou

Fred Butler AW 2012 by Mitika Chohan I love Fred Butler. She has been one of my favourite accessories and props designers for a few years now and apart from […]

An interview with McBess about Big Mother

French illustrator Mcbess has a unique style that has earned him widespread attention. Having worked with Nobrow for several years he has now produced Big Mother, a beautiful A3 book that showcases his work to its very best.

Written by Amelia Gregory

He’s just held an exhibition titled The Folding Knife at The Book Club and he’s produced a fabulous A3 sized monograph with Nobrow. Let’s find out more about the bendy […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: Blow Presents Eleanor Amoroso

University of Westminster graduate Eleanor Amoroso specialises in innovative handcrafted crochet techniques. She was last to show as part of Blow Presents at LSO St. Luke's on Sunday 18th September 2011.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Eleanor Amoroso S/S 2012 by Gilly Rochester. Eleanor Amoroso‘s show made me nervous. I find it really hard to watch models struggle with shoes and that is exactly what happened […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: Jacob Kimmie

Jacob Kimmie's Rhapsody featured beautiful ruffled blouses, elegant tailored separates and a stunning dove print. Victorian primness was sexed up with sheer materials. Shown on Saturday 17th September 2011 at Fashion Scout.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Jacob Kimmie by Marta Spendowska. I missed the Jacob Kimmie show last season but the fabulous cream and black elegance of his sophisticated collection for A/W 2010 is still etched […]

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London Fashion Week S/S 2012: Catwalk Review: Jasper Garvida

Jasper Garvida, a designer known for creating strong yet luxuriously feminine fashion unveiled a monochromatic Spring/Summer collection with a dash of heavy-duty sparkle on the penultimate day of London Fashion Week at the Bloomsbury Hotel.

Written by Alia Gargum

Jasper Garvida SS 2012 illustrated by Emma Block Some may think that having previewed this Spring/Summer 2012 collection in my recent London Fashion Week interview with Jasper Garvida would have […]

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London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: Jean-Pierre Braganza

Jean-Pierre Braganza showed his Spring/Summer 2012 collection Praxis in the BFC tents at LFW. In the crowd were fashion writing legends Colin McDowell and Hilary Alexander, who was spotted scribbling away over sculptural lines paired with some very high heels.

Written by Alia Gargum

Jean Pierre Braganza S/S 2012 illustration by t.reidy This show was definitely a bit of a calmer affair from the start, which can’t be said for every show at the […]

Graduate Fashion Week 2011 Gala Awards Show: Womenswear Knitwear and Tailoring

Monochrome ruled for the new wave of womenswear graduates. Standout collections from award winner Rory Longdon, Ume Sacraine and Charlotte Waters. Fun stuff too, from the likes of Rachel Cogley.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Charlotte Waters by Claire Kearns. Now for the real meat of the Graduate Fashion Week Gala Awards show… the womenswear on show. Here are those designers who concentrated on tailoring, […]

British Fashion Designers at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia A/W 2011: James Long

Lulu Kennedy and Fashion East headed to Moscow to showcase three hot British designers: here's my review of James Long's A/W 2011 catwalk reprise on Sunday 3rd April.

Written by Amelia Gregory

James Long A/W 2011 by Sam Parr. As part of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia and in tandem with the British Council initiative that brought us over to Moscow three British […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Alice Palmer

Alice Palmer presented Into the Void at Fashion Scout on Tuesday 22nd February 2011, featuring minimalist monochromatic knitwear accessorised with amazing jewellery by Karen-Ann Dicken.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Alice Palmer A/W 2011 by Maria Papadimitriou. Glaswegian Alice Palmer makes extravagantly shaped knitwear. Now based in London, she demonstrated her ‘polyhedra knitting’ skills to the max with her Into […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Presentation Review: Jacob Kimmie

In a maze of rooms up a thousand stairs, South African-born Jacob Kimmie presented his S/S 2011 collection of both mens and womenswear - illustrated by Gareth A Hopkins

Written by Matt Bramford

Jacob Kimmie S/S 2011, illustrated by Gareth A Hopkins I’d really wanted to catch Jacob Kimmie’s S/S 2011 presentation at The Studio (wherever that was) but time was running out […]

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Photography, Italy

Written by Melodie Ash

It’s astounding what you can unearth when you delve through flickr. I exposed a complete hidden gem this week amidst the urban jungle of the internet. My gem came in […]