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Posts Tagged ‘paris’

Gulliver’s New Travels by James Gulliver Hancock: Colouring Book Review, Interview and Giveaway

Illustration impresario James Gulliver Hancock tells us more about his new colouring book Gulliver's New Travels, inspired by a mix of real life and fantasy. Love this book! Plus you would win your own copy! read on...

Written by Amelia Gregory

JAMES GULLIVER HANCOCK GIVEAWAY BLOG
James Gulliver Hancock has produced the most wonderful colouring adventure inspired by his namesake. Gulliver's New Travels: Colouring in a New World is a glorious book filled with images inspired by a mix of reality and fantasy... dive in and let your imagination run wild! I'm giving away FIVE COPIES of this book, so make sure you hop on over to my Facebook Page HERE and leave a comment saying what you like best about this book to be in with a chance to win... better still, the giveaway is OPEN WORLDWIDE!

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Mimi Tran AW15: London Fashion Week Catwalk Review

Vietnamese born San Franciscan based fashion designer Mimi Tran showcased her red carpet collection for the first time at Fashion Scout.

Written by Amelia Gregory

San Francisco based fashion designer Mimi Tran launched her brand just a few years ago after a former career in Silicon Valley, and chose the Fashion Scout catwalk for the […]

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Meet Emma Farrarons: Featured Artist from That Which We Do Not Understand

The lovely Emma Farrarons has work featured in my upcoming 10th anniversary limited edition book, and Moon Rabbit is available as a beautiful limited edition print featuring gorgeous gold leaf ONLY on my Kickstarter campaign.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Emma Farrarons is a children’s book designer who recently returned to illustration when she began contributing to Amelia’s Magazine. Since then she has hosted a solo exhibition called Hidden Folk […]

Uniqlo UT Keith Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat T-shirts fashion illustration competition: Winner Revealed!

Drum roll please.... as we reveal the winner of our Uniqlo UT t-shirt fashion illustration competition. Congratulations! And thanks to everyone who entered: you can see all the wonderful images that were created below...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Uniqlo by Rebecca Higgins of Rebecca May Illustration. We had some wonderful entries for our Uniqlo fashion illustration competition to celebrate the launch of their new range of Keith Haring […]

Eugene Lin: London Fashion Week A/W 2013 Catwalk Review

Eugene Lin returned to Fashion Scout on Monday 18 February with his 'Cupid de Locke' A/W 2013 collection, featuring numerous trench coats and mythological references…

Written by Matt Bramford

Eugene Lin A/W 2013 by Dom&Ink I like to sneak off to a show during the week on my lunch hour, and that’s exactly what I did to catch Eugene […]

Dans La Vie: London Fashion Week A/W 2013 Catwalk Review and Interview

Designer Rira Sugawara of Dans La Vie answered some questions just before she took to the catwalk with new collection Invisible Enemy, Threat Found at Fashion Scout on Saturday 16th February 2013.

Written by Zaena Miller

Dans La Vie A/W 2013 by Sarah Underwood For Dans La Vie’s new A/W 2013 collection Invisible Enemy, Threat Found Japanese designer Rira Sugawara revelled in a mish-mash of fabric […]

Fashion Film: Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel

A new film celebrates the life of legendary fashion icon Diana Vreeland, exploring her friendship with Chanel and her work at Harper's Bazaar and the Metropolitan Museum of Art…

Written by Matt Bramford

Diana Vreeland by Maya Beus ‘When we think about an iconic person, an editor; we always say Diana Vreeland’. A pretty bold opening statement launches this fashion film, but by […]

Pick Me Up 2012 Special: An interview with fashion illustrator Jason Brooks

We caught up with Fashion Illustration legend Jason Brooks at this year's Pick Me Up at Somerset House. As well as being utterly delightful he had some great words of advice for all those aspiring fashion illustrators out there.

Written by Alia Gargum

As a self-proclaimed lover of illustrating and in particular illustrating fashion, I eagerly made my way to this year’s Pick Me Up Contemporary Graphic Art Fair at Somerset House. Pick […]

Weaving from Seashanties Julie Vermeille

An interview with illustrator Julie Vermeille

We speak with illustrator Julie Vermeille about her background, creative process, and just what inspires her whimsical collages.

Written by Caitlin Sinclair

Beautiful Coincidences. All photography provided courtesy of Julie Vermeille What were your surroundings like growing up? I grew up in a small town outside Paris –Dad is a teacher and […]

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Simeon Farrar, The Great British Summertime: New S/S 2012 Season Preview Interview

London-based Designer and Artist Simeon Farrar talks about his journey from Art to Fashion and back again, his current S/S 2012 collection ‘The Great British Summertime’ and what we can look forward to from the label next season.

Written by Alia Gargum

Simeon Farrar S/S 2012 by Madi Illustrates What began as an ‘art experiment’ by London-based Simeon Farrar has now turned into a successful fashion label; winning not only international acclaim […]

Fashion on Film: L’Amour Fou

Pierre Thoretton's L'Amour Fou is a biographical documentary exploring Yves Saint Laurent's illustrious life, narrated by his partner of fifty years, Pierre Berge. There's fashion, art and feuds aplenty…

Written by Matt Bramford

Yves Saint Laurent by Krister Selin The relationship between a fashion designer and his business manager-cum-lover isn’t a new concept to cinema. Anybody who has seen Valentino: The Last Emperor […]

Fashion Philosophy Fashion Week Poland S/S 2012 in Łódź: Monika Ptaszek

Monika Ptaszek presented Ptaszek for Men on the main catwalk on Saturday 29th October 2011. It was a brilliant collection that mashed up a host of influences in thoroughly Polish style.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Monika Ptaszek S/S 2012 by Antonia Parker. One of my very favourite collections at Fashion Week Poland this time around came courtesy of Monika Ptaszek, who showed a menswear collection […]

Fashion Philosophy Fashion Week Poland Off Out Of Schedule S/S 2012 in Łódź: Paulina Plizga

Eco designer extraordinaire Paulina Plizga showed Flesh & Bone on Friday 28th October 2011 as part of the Off Out Of Schedule. Inspired by the darker side of dance.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Paulina Plizga S/S 2012 by Cruz. For her S/S 2012 collection Paulina Plizga was inspired by dance, so leading the Flesh & Bone collection down the catwalk was contemporary dancer […]

Flik Hall: New S/S 2012 Season Presentation Preview and Interview

Thursday 20th October saw the presentation of Flik Hall’s S/S 2012 collection at Vyner Street Gallery, East London. The event delivered a show-stopping collection, with Flik shifting from AW’s sharp style to a more romanticised feel for the new season. 

Written by Sarah Deane

Flik Hall S/S 2012 by Milly Jackson.   Flik Hall is becoming a bit of a regular here at Amelia’s, and is it any wonder when the Central Saint Martins […]

Simon Ekrelius: New S/S 2012 Season Interview

Swedish designer Simon Ekrelius first caught our eye back in S/S 2011. Since then he's been showing all over the world and busily refining his futuristic vision. Let's catch up...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Simon Ekrelius S/S 2012 by Natalia Nazimek. Simon Ekrelius has been slowly building a reputation for his futuristic yet feminine style. Here’s a peek into his new S/S 2012 collection […]

Central Saint Martins: MA Design Jewellery Graduate Show 2011 Review

I absolutely adored the work of Gwyneth Harris and Gabrielle Rosanna Harris (no relation to each other) from the Jewellery discipline of the MA Design course at CSM.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Tourmaline Boa pendant by Gwyneth Harris. There were two jewellers that caught my eye from the MA Design course that covers Ceramics, Furniture and Jewellery at Central Saint Martins. Gwyneth […]

Roland Mouret in conversation with Colin McDowell at Selfridges

At an intimate event at Selfridges last week designer Roland Mouret chatted to Colin McDowell about his new menswear collection, his humble fashion origins and, of course, about THAT dress.

Written by Katie Wright

Roland Mouret by Yasmeen Ismail. I’m sure I don’t need to tell you what a hellish place Oxford Street is when you’re in a rush. Last Thursday, having legged it […]

Graduate Fashion Week 2011 Gala Awards Show: The Winners

The Gala Awards for Graduate Fashion Week were a hotbed of young graduate talent... and numerous TOWIE cast members. Top awards went to Rory Longdon, Marissa Owen and the wonderfully named Felix Wolodymyr Chabluk Smith.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Rory Longdon was a worthy winner of the Graduate Fashion Week 2011 George Gold Award. Okay, it’s a gold award, I geddit already. Just over two weeks ago I was […]

Fashion Philosophy Fashion Week Poland Off Out Of Schedule A/W 2011 in Łódź: Paulina Plizga

Paulina Plizga of Silesia showed an upcycled collection that had real promise: part of the Off Out Of Schedule shows on Saturday 7th May at Bielnik and Elektrownia in Podsiadło Ksiezy Mlyn.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Paulina Plizga by Hannah Simpson. The last of Saturday’s Off Out Of Schedule featured the work of Paulina Plizga from Silesia, a graduate of the School of Fine Arts in […]

An interview with Miriam Lehle of Prose Studio

Miriam Lehle of Prose Studio is based in the pretty town of Schorndorf near Stuttgart in Germany. But she shows internationally and will be returning to London Fashion Week this September. One to watch I say...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Prose Elizabeth A/W 2011 by Rebecca Strickson. Prose is a literary genre. Novels are prose, as are novellas, letters and even newspaper articles. Miriam Lehle has named her label Prose to […]