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Posts Tagged ‘prints’

Cristina Sabaiduc: London Fashion Week S/S 2014 Presentation Review

On Monday 16th September Cristina Sabaiduc presented her nature revering S/S 2014 collection with a short film and live models in the Canon Cinema at Somerset House.

Written by Maria Papadimitriou

Cristina Sabaiduc S/S 2014 by Gareth A Hopkins

Cristina Sabaiduc S/S 2014 by Gareth A Hopkins

Romanian/Canadian London based womesnwear dsigner Cristina Sabaiduc showed her S/S 2014 collection with a Digital Presentation featuring a short film and live models in the Canon Cinema and Presentation Space at Somerset House. During this London Fashion Week I noticed that a few collections looked back at times and cultures in which, via different belief systems, rituals and ways of living, man and nature had a somewhat better relationship than nowadays. For instance Ashish featured Egyptian inspired make up and helmets which could have belonged to Viking tribes, read more

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KTZ: London Fashion Week S/S 2014 Catwalk Review

On Monday 16 September KTZ presented their latest collection in British Fashion Council's main tent at Somerset House. It was inspired by deserts, rolling sand dunes and Arab culture.

Written by Maria Papadimitriou

KTZ S/S 2014 by Rose Crees Since illustrating KTZ‘s striking A/W 2011 collection for Amelia’s Magazine, I have wished there would come a chance to attend a KTZ catwalk show […]

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Eugene Lin: London Fashion Week S/S 2014 Catwalk Review

Eugene Lin evoked Norse spirits with his Valkyrie collection, featuring mythological references and strong tailoring. Shown at Fashion Scout on Sunday 15 September.

Written by Kerry Flint

Eugene Lin S/S14 by Novemto Komo Eugene Lin’s interest in Mythology has not dwindled and neither has his talent: for his S/S 2014 collection he set out to create his […]

Tata Naka: London Fashion Week S/S 2013 Presentation Review

The Tata Naka sisters showcased their new collection in the Portico Rooms of Somerset House on Tuesday 18th September.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Tata Naka S/S 2013 by Jamie Wignall. I always look forward to the Tata Naka presentation and this season was no exception: this time the twin sisters had chosen to […]

Valentine’s Day 2012: Gift Ideas

Interesting and unusual gift ideas for your special Valentine... from the likes of Rob Ryan, Darkroom, Secret Envelope and many more.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Art by Rebecca Hendin. Yup, it’s that time of year, Valentine’s Day is nearly upon us again… and I’ve been inundated with press releases for any number of loosely affiliated […]

London Art Fair 2012 Review: Part One

The London Art Fair is very much a mixed bag: loads of not very interesting art interspersed with some real gems... Read on to discover the best new talent and trends, from the likes of TAG Fine Arts, Danielle Arnaud, JaggedArt, Rebecca Hossak and Jealous Gallery.

Written by Amelia Gregory

London Art Fair 2012. Detail of Andrea Mastrovito‘s Gulliver’s Travels. You may remember from my previous blog that the launch of The Catlin Guide for the best graduate artists took […]

Christmas Gift Ideas 2011: Prints, Interiors and the very best Handmade Ideas

It's getting late, but if you're anything like me then you've left your Christmas shopping to the last minute. Well, help is at hand! Here's a random round up of my some of favourite things, including gifts from Soma Gallery, Landfill Editions and Woolly Babs (you're gonna love the last find).

Written by Amelia Gregory

Lesley Barnes wrapping paper for Soma Gallery. Time for a further round up of Christmas goodies; all things print, interiors, hand made and wonderful. Don’t panic, there is still time […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: Fashion Mode, Carlotta Actis Barone

The extravagant and intriguing style of Carlotta Actis Barone was once more present for her S/S 2012 collection, inspired by the stolen liberty and beauty associated with prostitution. One of the Fashion Mode stable, she showed as part of Fashion Scout on Saturday 17th September 2011.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Carlotta Actis Barone S/S 2012 by Casey Otremba. It was the huge and elaborate headdresses by Rachel Galley that grabbed our immediate attention as the first models traversed the catwalk, […]

An interview with Jacob Denno, editor of poetry and illustration magazine Popshot

Popshot has launched a limited edition range of prints featuring the best artwork from five issues of its seminal poetry and illustration magazine. Find out more about Popshot's Printshop here!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Popshot is a wonderful poetry and illustration magazine and editor Jacob Denno once wrote for me, what is ed so when he contacted me recently about his new limited edition […]

University of Brighton Illustration Graduate Show 2011 Review: the Collagists

Beautiful illustrations that used a variety of collaged and photomontage techniques: from Jerome Caine Miller, Rosanna Webster, Anieszka Banks, Chihiro Kyozuka, Hyerim Lee, Zoe Austin and Jennifer Bailey.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustration by Rosanna Webster. So much to see at the very professionally laid out Brighton Graphic Design and Illustration Graduate Show at the Rochelle School a few weeks ago. There […]

Fashion Philosophy Fashion Week Poland A/W 2011 in Łódź: Berenika Czarnota

I absolutely adored the bold knitwear by Berenika Czarnota, shown as part of Designer's Avenue at Expo on Sunday 8th May 2011. More of this kind of thing please!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Berenika Czarnota A/W 2011 by Maria Papadimitriou aka Slowly The Eggs. Having seen the cute photo in the Fashion Week Poland guide book I was most excited to see the […]

R/H Label, fashion design from Finland: meet Hanna Riiheläinen and Emilia Hernesniemi

R/H Label are a new Finnish design label from Helsinki whom I met on my trip to Moscow. I was instantly impressed by their playful, colourful, girly aesthetic with an edge. Here's what I discovered about the lovely duo behind the brand.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Hanna Riiheläinen and Emilia Hernesniemi of R/H Label. I met Hanna Riiheläinen and Emilia Hernesniemi of R/H Label on my trip to Moscow, click where they came by train (very […]

Olivia Rubin collaborates with OPI to create her own shatter nail lacquer set

The delightful Olivia Rubin showed me around her A/W 2011 collection herself, and then I had a fab shatter nail polish done by Alexandra Burke's nail technician and my unruly mop was tamed by a stylist from RUSH hair. Lovely.

Written by Amelia Gregory

OPI shatter nail polish collaboration with Olivia Rubin by Novemto Komo. I do like a press day where you can get your hair and nails done, price so despite my […]

British Fashion Designers at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia A/W 2011: Louise Gray

Fashion East's Louise Gray showed at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia on Sunday 3rd April. With red metallic helium heart balloons and loads of clashing textiles. Yum.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Louise Gray A/W 2011 by Abi Heyneke. For almost the entire trip to Russia I was convinced that Louise Gray was another girl in the Fashion East entourage… it was […]

Hermit Editions launches with the Somerset House Print Collection

Cult graphic art shop Concrete Hermit launches its sister website Hermit Editions during Pick Me Up 2011 at Somerset House. I was particularly captivated by the work of Evgenia Barinova.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Somerset House Print Collection by Hermit Editions. There may not have been much in the way of truly up and coming artists represented at Somerset House for Pick Me Up, […]

Exhibition Review: Andrew Curtis’ Wild England

"Suburban life is a big strain, you know... To maintain this fabric of absolute normaility requires powerful repressive forces -all these double glazing and patio doors are sustained by a huge effort of will." JG Ballard

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

All photography by Matt Bramford When Ellen from The Real Runway emailed me to ask if I’d like to go to an erotic/spooky cake launch, pill it took me about […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Catwalk Report: Basso & Brooke

Vibrant digital prints sliced with antique maps and handwritten notes at Basso & Brooke London Fashion Week show S/S 2011 19th September

Written by Florence Massey and Satu Fox

Illustration by Michelle Urvall Nyrén In our pre- London Fashion Week interview with Cooperative Designs , illness stomach the design duo discussed the incredible presentations they produced for S/S 2010 […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Womenswear Preview: On|Off

In our third London Fashion Week preview, Lauren Smith takes a look at the designers showing at On|Off - the showcase that combines on and off schedule designers, featuring Pam Hogg, Aminaka Wilmont, Bryce Aime, Julian J Smith and Roksanda Illincic…

Written by Lauren Smith

Charlie le Mindu A/W 2010, recipe for sale illustrated by Naomi Law Cheeky Charlie le Mindu already had quite the reputation when he burst onto the scene in dramatic fashion […]

An interview with fashion designer Olivia Rubin

We have a little chat with London-based fashion designer Olivia Rubin about the artists and novelists who have influenced her bold collections and what fashion means to her…

Written by Colin Dawidziuk

The last time we met Peaches, shop she was attending a friends party in Brick Lane, about it and on down-time from her live shows. Relaxed, visit this site mellow […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2010 Catwalk Review: Basso & Brooke

A review of the Basso & Brooke catwalk show in the BFC tents at Somerset House, where we got given wine and I bumped into a number of strange characters...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Basso & Brooke a/w 2010 by Katie Harnett Basso & Brooke by Katie Harnett. I was running late for this show due to the evil evil cocktails at the Laden […]