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Posts Tagged ‘Ossie Clark’

A Review of 50 Fabulous Frocks at the Fashion Museum, Bath

Jessica Cook wishes the Fashion Museum a very happy fiftieth as she visits their 50 Fabulous Frocks exhibition

Written by Jessica Cook

Fashion Museum, Bath, 50FF Review
Illustration of 1900s champagne fancy dress costume, unknown maker, by Freddy Thorn.

Like any good birthday bash, it begins with champagne; a bottle of 1904 Veuve Clicquot to be exact, taking the form of an elaborate Edwardian fancy dress ensemble.

Recently listed by CNN as one of the top ten fashion museums in the world, Bath’s Fashion Museum has come a long way since its creation by Doris Langley Moore and the Bath City Council in 1963. This is a varied exhibition, featuring 50 of the fashion museums ‘greatest hits’ with dresses spanning across the ages, from one of the oldest dresses in any UK museum (a 1660 piece affectionately known as the ‘Silver Tissue Dress’) to a fresh-off-the-catwalk 2012 Louis Vuitton piece. Eveningwear sits comfortably by poolside attire, sportswear next to corsets; each dress a… read more

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An Interview with Fashion Blogger turned Fashion Designer Coco Fennell

Blogger and fashion designer Coco Fennell creates beautiful dresses in collaboration with illustrator (and former Amelia's Magazine contributor) Jenn Pitchers.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Kiss Me Coco Fennell by Jade Boylan. I discovered via good old Facebook that my talented ex intern Jenn Pitchers has been creating bespoke print designs for gorgeous curvaceous dresses […]

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Photography Book Review: Jim Lee, Arrested

We review the book accompanying a recent exhibition of Fashion Photographer legend Jim Lee at Somerset House

Written by Alia Gargum

‘Aeroplane’ photograph courtesy of Jo Reeder PR, all other photography by Alia Gargum If there is one thing I could easily spend all my money on, it’s art books. Beautifully […]

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Pre-LFW interview: Avsh Alom Gur

The designer talks to Amelia’s Magazine in the run up to London Fashion Week

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

Amelia’s loves Avsh Alom Gur (see our previous coverage here and here) and we cannot wait to see what is instore for AW following the optical delight of SS10. Amelia’s […]

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Twist Baby Twist at the Fashion and Textile Museum

A celebration of the swinging sixties

Written by Coco Watts

Images throughout courtesy of both Fashion and Textile museum and Felicitie’s Designer showroom A couple of weeks ago, information pills I was lucky enough to attend the Twist Baby Twist […]