Posts Tagged ‘Nicola Ellen’

Nova Chiu: London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Catwalk Review

We were super excited about Nova Chiu's London catwalk debut with Ones to Watch on Friday 17th February and she didn't disappoint: producing a suitably colourful and heavily textured collection.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Nova Chiu A/W 2012 by Ellen Li
Nova Chiu A/W 2012 by Ellen Li.

The much anticipated Nova Chiu collection took the finale spot with Ones to Watch this season. We were of course very excited to see the progress of this label, which was much lauded at the LCF graduate shows last summer, and which we covered in a preview just last week. This time around Nova Chiu comprises of the design duo of Nova Chiu and designer Jeff Archer, whom she met whilst interning with Anna Sui in New York.

Nova Chiu A/W 2012 by Claire Jones
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London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: Michael Van Der Ham

Michael Van Der Ham, the boy who's ever-obsessed with collaging, has taken a strategic turn in his design ethic, much to the fashion world's approval. And mine. I'll take it all, please. Held at the Topshop Venue on Monday 19th September.

Written by Georgia Takacs

Michael van der Ham S/S 2012 by Joe Turvey You can tell that Michael has fun with his designs; much like, say, fellow Newgen designers Louise Gray and Meadham Kirchhoff. […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: Fashion Shenzhen Haiping Xie

Chinese designer Haiping Xie juxtaposed European and Western styles in his new collection for Fashion Shenzhen at Fashion Scout on Sunday 18th September 2011. Featuring colourful iconography from Chinese myth.

Written by June Chanpoomidole

Haiping Xie for Fashion Shenzhen by Sam Parr. Following the catwalk show from Deng Hao there was a brief interlude with a video from the Shenzhen Tourist Board and then […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: Fashion Shenzhen Deng Hao

Chinese designer Deng Hao showcased his wares with Fashion Shenzhen at Fashion Scout on Sunday 18th September 2011. The show was a flamboyant mix of Chinese and Western styles inspired by the decoration of Islamic temples.

Written by June Chanpoomidole

Haiping Xie for Fashion Shenzhen by Phoebe Kirk. There was a palpable sense of energy in the air as I walked into the hall and the lights dimmed for the […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Exhibition Review: Fashion Shenzhen

‘MADE IN CHINA’ doesn’t have to be a negative, as I discovered while immersing myself in the beauty and culture of the Fashion Shenzhen exhibition at the Grand Connaught Rooms on Monday 19th September.

Written by June Chanpoomidole

Haiping Xie at the Fashion Shenzhen Exhibition by Claire Kearns. I didn’t know what to expect when I arrived at the Grand Connaught Rooms for the Fashion Shenzhen exhibition. When […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: John Rocha

With Abbey Lee Kershaw once again making a special appearance, John Rocha put on another beautifully elaborate show filled with texture, volume and 'mythical warriors'. It's one of my LFW favourites and was held in the BFC tent, as always, on Saturday 17th September.

Written by Georgia Takacs

John Rocha S/S 2012 by Sarah Harman Harold Tillman, Hilary Alexander and James Goldstein were just a few of the fashion bigwigs to take their prime seating positions in anticipation […]

Secret Garden Party 2011: Festival Review

Here's our round-up of the Alice-in-Wonderland-esque Secret Garden Party festival, featuring Blondie, Mystery Jets, Leftfield, glitter, mud, nudity, Shitfaced Shakespeare and much, much more…

Written by Jessica Cook

The Secret Garden Party, illustrated by Sam Parr A playground for all ages, The Secret Garden Party boasts a reputation as a festival where you can temporarily seek refuge from […]

Album Review: Gazelle Twin – The Entire City

An astonishing debut album from Brighton based musician Elizabeth Walling. The download version came out on 11th July 2011, but you can catch the official launch performance on 1st September at The Islington Metal Works: not to be missed!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Gazelle Twin‘s debut album opens with the threatening bass horns of new single The Entire City, and straight away the mood is set for what is to come. Singer Elizabeth […]

Review of album Dig Down Deep and interview with Vandaveer

The third album from Vandaveer sees Washington based Mark Charles Heidinger joined by Rose Guerin for a phenomenal musical experience that is steeped in old world wonder.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Vandaveer by Gemma Sheldrake. Dig Down Deep opens the latest album from Vandaveer of the same name. It’s a rousing ditty that traces the journey of a merry band of […]

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An interview with musician and artist Elizabeth Walling, aka Gazelle Twin

Gazelle Twin is a Brighton based musician who is making waves with her avante garde approach to music. The new album The Entire City is out soon and there's a very special chance to catch her playing the Soundwaves Festival on Sat 16th July.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Gazelle Twin by Sarah Arnett. I’ve been keeping a firm eye (and ear) on Gazelle Twin since I discovered her enigmatic first single at the tail end of last year. […]