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London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: Peter Jensen

Peter Jensen put on a confident show for his new S/S 2012 collection, titled Nina after the famous singer. Shown on Sunday 18th September at the Portico Rooms in Somerset House.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Peter Jensen S/S 2012 by Ellie Sutton
Peter Jensen S/S 2012 by Ellie Sutton.

For this season Peter Jensen was inspired by the force of nature that was Nina Simone, thumb picking on the many facets of her legendary life for inspiration, prescription including her overwhelming devil-may-care attitude. Presented in the Portico Rooms to a backdrop of classical music played live on a grand piano by Maria Marchant, this was a confident collection from a man who is assured of his place in the pantheon of established fashion designers.

Peter Jensen SS 2012 review-photo by Amelia Gregory
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Review of debut album Last Smoke Before The Snowstorm and interview with Benjamin Francis Leftwich

The debut album of York based singer songwriter Benjamin Francis Leftwich is a romantic delight, perfect for a lazy summer's day...

Written by Amelia Gregory

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