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Posts Tagged ‘Pop Art’

Tata Naka: London Fashion Week A/W 2013 Presentation Review

Tata Naka once again presented their collection in the Portico Rooms, this time inspired by American High School movies. Held on Tuesday 19th February 2013

Written by Amelia Gregory

Tata Naka A/W 2013 by Daniel Alexander
Tata Naka A/W 2013 by Daniel Alexander.

Since Tata Naka returned to London Fashion Week it has become customary for Tamara and Natasha Surguladze to create a wonderful set that they photograph live for their upcoming season's look book: it's a great concept and always a lot of fun to watch from the sidelines: the whole experience more akin to voyeurism than the traditional catwalk show. This season the Georgian twins were inspired by American High School movies and the multitude of references that underpin these down the decades. So here we had very preppy 50s styles abutting up against the big bouffant hair of the 1980s, a very direct reference to which was found in the graffiti wall that provided the… read more

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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 […]

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Dans La Vie: London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Catwalk Review

On Saturday 18th February at Fashion Scout's Freemasons' Hall the Japanese designer Rira Sugawara of Dans La Vie presented a vibrant and fun A/W 2012 collection, bursting with Pop Art references.

Written by Maria Papadimitriou

Dans La Vie AW 2012 by Mitika Chohan I have a huge soft spot for collections with art historical references. Print designer Rira Sugawara of Dans La Vie, who showed […]

Royal College of Art MA Degree Show 2011 Review: Ceramics and Glass

Truly stunning work from the Department of Ceramics and Glass, with a bit of jewellery thrown in for good measure. Hard to pick any stand outs, but watch out for Malene Hartmann Rasmussen, Paul Stopler, Sarah Wiberley and Makiko Nakamura.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Surreal ceramic tableaux by Malene Hartmann Rasmussen. Amazeballs, ambulance truly. I loved the clear booklet Old Material* New Work** provided by the Royal College of Art Department of Ceramics and […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Menswear Day Catwalk Review: KTZ (by Matt)

Memphis-inspired fashion? Amazing. KTZ return to knock the socks off the rest of London Fashion Week's Menswear designers, and it was so good I almost had a little weep. Fabulous illustrations by Abby Wright, Thomas Leadbetter, Jo Cheung, June Chanpoomidole, Lesley Barnes and Valerie Pezeron

Written by Matt Bramford

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Gabby Young at Selfridges, physician illustrated by Sam Parr The ‘Supermarket Sarah’ pop-up shop opened last month in Selfridges stationery department, viagra 60mg I attended Friday’s opening […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011: Illustrator Gareth does Menswear Day, part two!

Here's the second part of illustrator Gareth A Hopkins' experience at London Fashion Week's Menswear Day, featuring KTZ and Cassette Playa!

Written by Gareth A Hopkins

Dry The River, check sick shot exclusively by Tom Oldham J.W. Anderson, pill photographed by Matt Bramford It’s 8:45 on a cold wet Wednesday and I’m stalking the entrance to […]

An interview with fashion designer Fam Irvoll

We talk flamingos, fashion, flowers and fancy cakes with knitwear designer Fam Irvoll…

Written by Florence Massey

Illustration by Dee Andrews Fam irvoll is is a Central Saint Martins graduate with a star studded following including Lady Gaga and Marina Diamandis (remember that pink flamingo dress?). Her […]

Fantastic Flaçons: A look at iconic perfume bottles

We explore the history of iconic perfume bottles and examine some flaçons no dressing table should ever be without…

Written by Viola Levy

‘Chanel No.5′ designed by Jean Helleau. Illustration by Sandra Contreras When Freud pondered the question of ‘what women want, pharmacy ’ someone should have told him that there are few […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Presentation Review: Sibling

Visionary knitwear label Sibling are back with Collection 5, a mix of punk, pop, Pop Art and, erm, Tourettes?

Written by Matt Bramford

Holly Fulton SS2011 photo by Amelia Gregory Illustration by Gemma Randall I was so excited to see what progressive knitwear label Sibling would produce this season, viagra 40mg after featuring […]

In Conversation at the V&A: Peter Blake

The V&A presented an evening in conversation with artist Peter Blake, championing the launch of his new book and discussing a range of projects, but don't mention THAT album cover…

Written by Sally Mumby Croft

http://qik.com/video/9048914 A while back I happened to catch a performance by Lissie at the Old Queens Head in Angel. I hadn’t planned on watching her – truth be told, dosage […]

Graduate Fashion Week: Ravensbourne

It's back to Graduate Fashion Week for a moment with a look at the Ravensbourne show - featuring a winning menswear collection and Dame Viv…

Written by Jonno Ovans

Francis Alÿs Tate Modern 2010 Le Temps du Sommeil La Ronde by Francis Alÿs Last week Francis Alÿs: A Story of Deception opened at the Tate Modern. In the first […]

Graduate Fashion Week 2010: Nottingham Trent

Nottingham Trent's Graduate Fashion Week show on Tuesday 8 June was true to form, dabbling in themes such as equestriana, fairytales and bondage…

Written by Nina Joyce

Danielle Reed, viagra buy illustrated by Gabriel Ayala The Central Lancashire show was an upbeat, patriotic affair. Models strutted down the catwalk to a stonking soundtrack provided by students from […]

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From One Extreme to the Other at Idea Generation Gallery

As the Nat Finkelstein retrospective enters its final week, Amy Hughes discovers the photographer’s true role in US cultural and political exposé

Written by Amy Hughes

Mikey filming in the beautiful Huancabamba valley.  All photos courtsey of Mikey Watts. I’d first heard about Mikey’s film back in October. Perusing The Guardian, thumb I noticed a video and […]

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Hayley Crompton- fashion’s newest graduate

Amelia's magazine introduces an illustrator and print designer extraordinaire

Written by Rachael Oku

Come and help out on the art, buy more about earth or music sections, starting next week (November 16th) until the end of February, with a 2 week break over […]