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Posts Tagged ‘print’

Emesha: The London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Preview Interview

Eco designer Emesha reveals a very exciting collaboration with illustrator and print designer Lisa Stannard that came about thanks to my book, Amelia's Compendium of Fashion Illustration.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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Emesha S/S 2012 by Lisa Stannard.

I feel very privileged to be able to announce an exclusive bit of London Fashion Week news that has happened in part because of my latest book: Amelia's Compendium of Fashion Illustration. Drumroll please............

I am thrilled to tell the world that the wonderful ethical designer Emesha has collaborated with the equally fab illustrator, print designer and longterm Amelia's Magazine contributor Lisa Stannard on her latest S/S 2012 collection. Now that LFW is upon us I can hereby reveal the low down on this inspiring pairing.

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New Designers 2011 Part Two: One Year On Show Review

Loved the colourful textile design from Imogen Heath Studio, Stone and Spear and Deryn Relph. Plus wonderful laser cut wall art from Katie Heeks Designs.

Written by Amelia Gregory

In the One Year On section of New Designers part two there was lots of colourful talent: Imogen Heath Studio showcased wonderful geometric textiles. Stone and Spear versus Lucy Jay […]

Lako Bukia: The London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Preview Interview

Georgian designer Lako Bukia explains the inspiration behind her upcoming S/S 2012 collection, to be shown on the catwalk at Fashion Scout on Saturday 17th September 2011. With sneak previews as interpreted by illustrators!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Lako Bukia S/S 2012 by Natasha Nicole Waddon. In the second of my London Fashion Week previews meet Georgian designer Lako Bukia, who wowed us with her distinctive style last […]

Art Car Boot Fair 2011 returns for the Apple Cart Festival in Victoria Park

This year's Art Car Boot Fair took place on Sunday 19th June in the car park of the Truman Brewery on Brick Lane. Amongst the hyped artwork of big name Brit artists there were some amazing bargains to grab. The Art Car Boutique returns on the 7th August for the Apple Cart Festival.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Art Car Boot Fair 2011. All photography by Amelia Gregory. It amazes me that I’ve never been to the Art Car Boot Fair before… but there you have it, this […]

Emma Lundgren by Natasha Waddon

Royal College of Art MA Degree Show 2011 Review: Textile Design

Gorgeous textile design for fashion and home. Watch out for Emma Shipley, Emma Lundgren, Rachel Philpott, Jonna Saarinen, Hannah Sabapathy, Marie Parsons and more.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Emma Lundgren by Natasha Waddon. Textiles were displayed amongst product design at the Royal College of Art 2011 degree show – fitting, as many textile designers showed practical applications for […]

Graduate Fashion Week 2011 Gala Awards Show: Womenswear Print

So much love for the print designers at the Gala Awards. My very favourite designer of all was Meg Cornwell of Bournemouth University but there was some lovely stuff from Christina Economou, Dominque Kral, Marissa Owen and Shirana Chavda too.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Meg Cornwell by Madi. I am sure my regular readers will not be surprised to hear that it was the print designers who won my heart at the Graduate Fashion […]

Lazy Summer Days with Handmade Ethical Clothing from Lowie

I discovered Lowie when I shared a press day with them a couple of months ago. The brand was started by Bronwyn Lowenthal nine years ago and specialises in very cute, colourful dresses and knitted garments. Illustrated to perfection!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Lowie by Emma Jardine. Lowie was set up by Bronwyn Lowenthal – born in the UK, raised in Tanzania, with Jewish roots and a Welsh name. She was trained in […]

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

Tailored menswear in shades of sand was very strong at Central Saint Martins: I loved Suzannah Gardner, Noriyuki Doi, Kopi Akasaka and Kirsty Longman's collections. Plus the madness of Ziv Gill Kazenstein and celebrity showmanship of Josh Bullen with a half naked turn from Daisy Lowe.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Ziv Gill Kazenstein by Alison Day. Menswear is usually not as fun to talk about as womenswear, but despite the huge reliance on a similar sandy colour theme there were […]

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 […]

Central Saint Martins: Ba Fashion Graduate Show 2011 review, the winners

Fashion printwear graduate Flaminia Saccucci took the first prize from sponsors L'Oreal, and the worthy runners up were Nicholas Aburn, Ivan Curia Nunes and Momo Wang.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Flaminia Saccucci by Laura Warecki. Central Saint Martins showed for the last time at York Hall on Tuesday 31st May. I sat next to someone from L’Oreal – the principle […]

Fashion Philosophy Fashion Week Poland A/W 2011 in Łódź: Zuo Corp

Zuo Corp stunned with a wimple-tastic collection of well cut coats and dresses... followed by a brass marching band. On Sunday 8th May at Designers' Avenue.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Zuo Corp by Rebecca Elves. Zuo Corp by Dagmara Rosa and Bartek Michalec opened with yet more pealing bells as the same 12 models on rotation were sent out in […]

Fashion Philosophy Fashion Week Poland A/W 2011 in Łódź: Natalia Jaroszewska

Natalia Jaroszewska showed as part of Designers' Avenue at the Expo venue on Friday 6th May 2011. I wasn't so impressed by her commercial collection, but I love Bianca Hamilton's beautiful illustrations!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Natalia Jaroszewska A/W 2011 by Bianca Hamilton. Having been driven into town in a Jaguar courtesy of a rather enthusiastic James Bond alike (and owner of the firm that was […]

The Golden Thread Awards at Fashion Week Poland A/W 2011: Colourful Patterns

These designers work in very different ways, but they've all done the unthinkable (in Polish terms, from what I've seen) and embraced the use of pattern and colour. Meet Natalia Paliy, Domi Grzybek, Katharina Kubiak and Sofie Gaudaen.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Sofie Gauden AW 2011 by Jo Cheung. Very few Golden Thread designers really embraced colour and pattern. But these ones did. Natalia Paliy AW 2011 by Michalis Christodoulou. Natalia Paliy […]

Caitlin Hinshelwood’s natural history

Gentle colours and subtle, gorgeous patterns are the common thread in the work of textile artist Caitlin Hinshelwood. She talks to Amelia’s Magazine about her love for the natural world and patterns, and the playfulness at the core.

Written by Jessica Furseth

Life on earth Hawks, snakes, dinosaurs, sharks and bears – there isn’t a kitty in sight in Caitlin Hinshelwood’s excellent fauna. We fell in love with the work from the […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Olivia Rubin

A fabulous line-up of tan-tastic celebrities turned out to see Olivia Rubin's pretty prints at Jalouse in Hanover Square - with wonderful illustrations by Madi Illustrates, Maria Papadimitriou, Jaymie O'Callaghan, Lisa Stannard, Fritha Strickland and Michelle Urval Nyrén!

Written by Matt Bramford

Danielle Lloyd and Konnie Huq, illustrated by Lisa Stannard Olivia Rubin’s show was to be held at Jalouse in Hanover Square – a place I’d hear of but never actually […]

Mary Katrantzou A/W 2011 by Lesley Barnes

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Mary Katrantzou

Mary Katrantzou showed as part of Topshop New Gen at Billingsgate on Tuesday 22nd February 2011. Here's my review plus lots of lush illustrations.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Mary Katrantzou A/W 2011 by Lesley Barnes. On arrival at the Topshop space in Billingsgate for Mary Katrantzou I pulled up my Pashley beneath a phalanx of official LFW cars […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Maria Grachvogel

The British designer showed her A/W 2011 Collection in the Lancaster Room at the Savoy Hotel on the Strand on Friday 18th February, with illustrations by Maria del Carmen Smith!

Written by Jemma Crow

All illustrations by Maria del Carmen Smith Now Maria Grachvogel was a strange set up from the start. Arriving very late anyway (fashionably late you may say) we were 15 […]

Pre-London Fashion Week interview: fashion designer Flik Hall

In the run up to London Fashion Week, we chat with Flik Hall, fashion designer and print fanatic. She tells us about working with Giles Deacon and Henry Holland, and what 2011 has in store…

Written by Lauren Smith

Illustration by Karolina Burdon Young designer Flik Hall may have only set up her eponymous label in 2009, but she has already gained a following for her bold silhouettes and […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Catwalk Review: Louise Amstrup (again)

Desert inspiration, loose fits and soft shades define Louise Amstrup's S/S 2011 collection with illustrations by Kayleigh Bluck and Kellie Black

Written by Florence Massey

Illustration by Kayleigh Bluck As I was writing this, Amelia’s review and photos from the same show popped up on twitter. Fortunately I did not end up unwittingly taking home […]

Pre-London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Interview: Ziad Ghanem

Matt Bramford talks to master couturier Ziad Ghanem about breaking the boundaries, his 'family' of alternative models, and *that* Immodesty Blaize moment…

Written by Matt Bramford

Immodesty Blaize wearing Ziad Ghanem AW 2010, illustrated by Krister Selin At Fashion Week in February, flailing after a weekend of shows and struggling to even stand up, I was […]