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Posts Tagged ‘Oriental’

New S/S 2013 Season Interview: Grande Dame collaborates with Terry de Havilland on his S/S 2013 footwear collection

Multi-disciplinary artist Tiff McGinnis has created super colourful surface patterns for the new S/S 2013 Terry de Havilland shoe collection.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Terry de Havilland by Adam Pryce
Terry de Havilland S/S 2013 collaboration with Grande Dame by Adam Pryce.

After over five decades in the business iconic shoe designer Terry de Havilland is still creating fantasy footwear to please a host of celebrity fans. For S/S 2013 he has taken inspiration from his 70's glam rock roots, collaborating with long time friend and visionary multi-disciplinary artist Tiff McGinnis. The collection has been shot by photographer Sarah Piantadosi and features flame headed model de jour Codie Young. I spoke to Tiff McGinnis, aka Grande Dame, about the project.

Terry de Havilland Grande Dame shoes blue
How did you and Terry first meet & decide to work together? It seems quite a… read more

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Album review of The Hangman Tree and interview with Laura J Martin

Laura J Martin releases her much anticipated debut album later this month. Time to catch up with this talented multi-instrumentalist with a host of intriguing influences.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Laura J Martin by Alice Nyong. Laura J Martin sets out her wares in the album title track and single The Hangman Tree, the sweetest of vocals twirling around languid […]

Central Saint Martins: Ba Fashion Graduate Show 2011 review. Japanese.

A distinct Japanese flavour ran through some of the collections. It was particularly strong with the outstanding kimono-esque robes of Jo Qiao Ding. And check out Manami Sakurai's cute quilted dresses.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Jo Qiao Ding by Harriet Alice Fox. With so many students from abroad it’s hardly surprising that there was an exotic element to the Central Saint Martins collections from 2011′s […]

Central Saint Martins: Ba Fashion Graduate Show 2011 review. Print.

Wonderful print in particular from Holly Fowler who made amazing jewelled maxi dresses, and also from Alfhild Kulper, Ayako Ohori, Lucie Sutton and Annabel Luton. Showing on Tuesday 31st May at the graduate show at York Hall, Bethnal Green.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Holly Fowler by Claire Kearns. I’ll always be a print kind of girl – I have a degree in printed textiles after all… and have you seen the way I […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Ashley Isham

Celeb favourite Ashley Isham showed at the new On|Off venue to throngs of famous people, like, erm, Brendan Cole from Strictly Come Dancing. Nice frocks though. Illustrations by Jo Cheung, Sanna Dyker and Madi Illustrates!

Written by Naomi Law

Olivia Rubin A/W 2011. Photography by Amelia Gregory Olivia Rubin A/W 2011 by Jane Young. Every now and again London Fashion Week throws out a curveball and you end up […]