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London Fashion Week A/W 2011, Catwalk Review: Prophetik (by Helen)

This show was a beauty of grand proportions. Inspired by Louis XV and featuring cactus silk, and the quilts of Lola; designer, Jeff Garner's grandmother. I adored it. And I found my wedding dress at the end.

Written by Helen Martin

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Prophetik LFW A/W 20011 Collection illustration by Gemma Milly

A long queue waited for me outside of Freemason's Hall. Initially I considered sauntering in through the door I first came across, but after peering in I discovered that in fact there was only a Vauxhall car in there and a couple of security men. Instead there was the aforementioned queue, just round the corner. I spotted Akeela, Katie and Sarah of Scribble fame in the line and promptly hit them all with my enormous goodie bag from Jena.Theo. As I was excitable, my accompanying movements were erratic and thus the thwacking continued until I decided to destroy the bag and had a look at the contents. Delicious. The standing and nattering continued before our coloured stickers were called forwards. I thanked Amelia power as we were marched straight in and positioned in the second row. Ooo a mini orchestra to the… read more

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London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Prophetik (by Matt)

Jeff Garner, aka Prophetik, showed his glorious collection at Vauxhall Fashion Scout on Friday - with live singers, a mental violinist and a full-on live band. And I sat next to a baby. Illustrations by Yelena Bryksenkova and Madi Illustrates!

Written by Matt Bramford

Illustration by Yelena Bryksenkova
The first time I saw Prophetik, I just didn’t get it. It was Jeff Garner’s debut show, and I had come straight from some kind of Hannah-Marshall-if-it-aint-leather-and-black-it-aint-going-in …

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The Cinematic Orchestra with The London Metropolitan Orchestra and Heidi Vogel – Live at The Royal Albert Hall, November 2010

A Review of The Cinematic Orchestra Live at The Royal Albert Hall, November 14. Featuring an interview with their vocalist, Heidi Vogel

Written by Helen Martin

Independent record label, Ninja Tune’s 20th birthday. They celebrate with a night at The Royal Albert Hall with The Cinematic Orchestra playing their music LIVE on stage.

Red Bull Music Academy: Steve Reich lecture Q&A from students

After he'd given a lecture to the students of the Red Bull Music Academy, Steve Reich took a series of questions from the floor; here are his answers. Illustration by Gemma Milly.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustration by Gemma Milly.
Steve Reich gave a very inspiring lecture to the students of the 2010 Red Bull Music Academy (which you can read here). Afterwards he took a series …