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Posts Tagged ‘Patchwork’

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

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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 that mashed together a variety of eclectic styles to great effect. Think teddyboy meets punk meets rave meets grunge: the final effect was the epitome of Polish style when it's done right.

Monika Ptaszek Fashion Week Poland SS 2012-photo by Amelia Gregory
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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 […]

Fashion Philosophy Fashion Week Poland Off Out Of Schedule S/S 2012 in Łódź: Martyna Czerwinska

The elegance of formal dance was a major inspiration at Martyna Czerwinska's show on Friday 28th October 2011. That and patchwork.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Martyna Czerwinska S/S 2012 by Cruz. Martyna Czerwinska was first to show on the Off Out Of Schedule catwalk on Friday morning bright and early. Her show was set to […]

Fashion Philosophy Fashion Week Poland S/S 2012 in Łódź: Custo Barcelona

A riot of pattern and colour for S/S 2012 from Custo Barcelona. The opening show on the main catwalk at Fashion Week Poland, on Thursday 27th October 2011.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Custo Barcelona S/S 2012 by Novemto Komo. Custo Barcelona has not registered massively on my radar beyond a vague knowledge that it’s a super colourful brand, but I must confess […]

Camberwell College of Arts: Ovo Show Illustration Graduate Show 2011 Review – Upstairs

Blimey! Camberwell have out done themselves: an amazing array of talent at the Ovo Show, held at Red Gallery in Rivington Street last week. Come on in and meet the very best... there's a lot to see.

Written by Amelia Gregory

The Camberwell College of Art illustration show was by far my very favourite graduate illustration degree show to attend this year… I loved almost everything on display at Ovo Show, […]

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, viagra 100mg a graduate of the School of Fine […]

Contemporary Patchwork and Quilting at Papered Parlour with Cassandra Ellis

On Saturday 9th April I spent the day working on my very first quilt at the Papered Parlour in Clapham. It was a wonderful chance to upcycle some fabrics that I've been carefully hoarding for over 20 years...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Papered Parlour fabric blooms at the Quilting class. All photography by Amelia Gregory. Since I went to the fantastic V&A quilting exhibition last year I have become somewhat fixated on […]

Lu Flux: playful upcycled ethical fashion design

Lu Flux creates amazing clothes out of fabric scraps. Here's an excerpt of her interview in Amelia's Compendium of Fashion Illustration.

Written by Amelia Gregory

KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA Why the name? I made up the name when I was at my family home on the Mull of Kintyre in Scotland, ask where I collect […]