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Posts Tagged ‘Natsuki Otani’

Shelter Up My Street Art Auction: Our House, an Amelia’s Magazine Collaboration

I collaborated with Amelia's Magazine illustrators Lesley Barnes, Emma Block, Yelena Bryksenkova, Natsuki Otani, Antonia Parker and Thereza Rowe to create a special piece of artwork to raise money for Shelter. To be auctioned tonight!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Our House up my street shelter Amelia's Magazine final
Our House, a collaborative artwork by Amelia's Magazine created in aid of the Up My Street campaign by Shelter.

A few years ago I held an open brief to put together a piece of art on the theme of a House of Cards, which was sold at auction in aid of Shelter in the company of such luminaries as Damien Hirst, Alexander McQueen (RIP) and Vivienne Westwood. The Shelter Card Quilt included interpretations of the Two of Hearts by 54 illustrators and artists, including some who became regular contributors to Amelia's Magazine and went on to feature in my books. The final artwork sold for £2,200 to a mystery bidder, so we were thrilled to raise so much money for a good… read more

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An interview with illustrator Emma Block, as featured in Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration

The beautiful collages of Emma Block have been wowing Amelia's Magazine readers since 2010, and since appearing in ACOFI she has embarked on numerous other exciting projects. Read on...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Carlotta Gherzi A/W 2011 by Emma Block. I’ve been working with Emma Block since 2010, when her beautiful work first started to appear in Amelia’s Magazine. Since graduating this summer […]

Paint it! Make it! Party for Japan – an illustrated report by Emma Block

Illustration Rally holds their first ever event. Cakes are eaten, beautiful things are made and money is raised for Japan. All illustrations by Emma Block.

Written by Emma Block

Illustration by Emma Block. In the wake of the tsunami that hit Japan in March, malady the online community rushed to find a way to help. Illustration Rally, run by […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Illustrated Menswear Day Round-Up

Here's (what I think is) our FINAL London Fashion Week post. I bloody hope so, anyway. It's an illustrated romp through menswear day, featuring the Fashion East Menswear Installations and much, much more!

Written by Matt Bramford

C/Bruerberg A/W 2011 by Karla Pérez Manrique. Four menswear designers in one fell swoop: Fashion Scout’s Ones to Watch Men was the first of its kind and my last fashion […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Masha Ma (by Amelia)

Masha Ma showed DeCon at Fashion Scout on Sunday 20th February 2011. It was once again a highlight of the season... I'm just gutted I didn't have a better view...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Sally Mumby-Croft at the ACOFI launch with Jonno and Matt. Illustration by Naomi Law. Former Amelia’s Magazine art editor Sally Mumby-Croft has put together a stunning movie reminder of the […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Presentation Review: Cooperative Designs (by Amelia)

Cooperative Designs create amazing knitwear for real women. Their new It's Alright collection for A/W 2011 was a rave inspired stunner, shown in the vaults of the RSA.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustration by Oliver John Quinn After hanging out with contributor Nick for lunch during Menswear Day, information pills I hot-footed it up to Vauxhall Fashion Scout to check out D.GNAK‘s […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Charlie Le Mindu (by Amelia)

More outrageous genius and full frontal fannies from Charlie Le Mindu, showing Berlin Syndrome at On/Off on Sunday 20th February 2011.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Charlie Le Mindu by Andrea Peterson aka Artist Andrea. Charlie Le Mindu has already done massive headpieces and copious nudity… what could possibly be next? How about dripping blood, nurse […]

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 […]

Valentines Day: Gifts and Ideas

Valentines Day strikes again! Here's my top tips for lovingly hand crafted gifts, special jewellery and ideas for romantic outings... accompanied with lots of lovely Valentines inspired illustrations.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustration by Matilde Sazio “This song is about fucking up against the wall, unhealthy ” Joan Wasser announces to introduce “Hard white wall”, a track from her second album To […]

Nina Dolcetti: an interview with ethical shoe designer Elisalex Grunfeld de Castro

She's wowed the likes of Laura Bailey with her curvaceous shoe designs and I wore a pair at my launch party: meet shoe designer Elisalex Grunfeld de Castro... in this excerpt of her interview in Amelia's Compendium of Fashion Illustration.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Martina Spetlova S/S 2011 by Krister Selin. Fashion designer Martina Spetlova hails from Bohemia in the southern part of the Czech Republic. She studied Chemistry and Biology at university in […]

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

Willow Organic Gold Frankincense and Myrrh candle by Daria Hlazatova. I don’t know what it is about candles that gets me so excited. I think it has a lot to […]

S/S 2011 Press Days – An illustrated round-up

A look at some of the S/S 2011 collections at various press days, with a little help from our illustrators…

Written by Nick Bain

Ada Zanditon, website like this illustrated by Sara Chew Wahoooo! Summer is finally here. No really, dosage it is. Seriously I don’t care how damp and dreary it is outside […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011 On Schedule Womenswear Preview, Part Two: The Pioneers

In our second London Fashion Week S/S 2011 preview, Jemma Crow makes her pick of the stalwarts of the London Fashion Week circuit, who season after season deliver the goods - Betty Jackson, Margaret Howell, PPQ, Jaeger and Pringle…

Written by Jemma Crow

Shambala 2010 The costumes have been returned to their dressing up boxes; the mud has dried out and been brushed from the boots; newly-learned dance workshop moves have become vague; […]

Pre-London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Interview: Ada Zanditon and ADZ

In the run up to London Fashion Week, Katie Antoniou chats to ethical fashion designer Ada Zanditon about how she's preparing for her show. She also gets the chance to talk about Ada's diffusion line, ADZ…

Written by Katie Antoniou

ADZ, pilule information pills illustrated by Jess Stokes Whilst eco-couture has always been ahead of the times in terms of sustainability, it’s often been left behind in the style stakes, […]

Enchanted Palace: A very fashionable exhibition at Kensington Palace

Kensington Palace opens its doors with a very fashionable, fairytale exhibition - featuring the work of fashion stalwarts Dame Vivienne Westwood and Stephen Jones, and new fashion talent Aminaka Wilmont, William Tempest, Boudicca, and Echo Morgan…

Written by Matt Bramford

Another year, ed symptoms another bank holiday at the start of the summer, and another edition of the Dot-to-Dot Festival, a sprawling mess of bands and audience occupying venues and […]

An interview with Spanish fashion duo Animal Bandido

Matt Bramford chats to Claudia and Zosen, who together make up whacky Spanish fashion label Animal Bandido - they give us an insight into the label and tell us about their anti-multi-national ethos…

Written by Matt Bramford

Illustration by Donna McKenzie Regular readers of Amelia’s Magazine will know that we covered the Maison Martin Margiela 20 exhibition last March, story capsule when it showed in fashion capital […]