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Posts Tagged ‘Rebecca Strickson’

Halloween 2012: Illustrations, Baby Fancy Dress, Nail Art and Things To Do

A blog full of Halloween badness. BOO!

Written by Amelia Gregory

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Halloween by Cristian Grossi.

I'm not going to write much about Halloween this year because I think I pretty much said it all last time around. And I'm knackered. All I will say is: this year I reckon it's all about the nail art. Go on, just search twitter and marvel at all that effort: bloody drips, ghouls, stylish matte black, candy stripes, zombie brains, skeletons, spiders, bogey green and pumpkin orange. In the absence of professional nail art contributions I instead give you my crabby claws. Oh and illustrator Claire Kearns shows off her rather more dramatic glittery spider webs. Are you in on the act yet?

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Donna Summer 1948 – 2012

We pay tribute to the undisputed Queen of Disco and five-time Grammy award-winning legend Donna Summer.

Written by Matt Bramford

Donna Summer by Naomi Ryder Rumours had been circulating all year that undisputed Queen of Disco, matriarch of the 12″ record and five-times Grammy award-winning Donna Summer would perform at […]

Myrza de Muynck: London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Catwalk Review

Dutch designer Myrza de Muynck showed her first catwalk collection with Fashion Scout Ones to Watch on Friday 17th February 2012.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Myrza de Muynck A/W 2012 by Faye West. Myrza de Muynck is a Dutch designer showing for the first time as part of Fashion Scout’s Ones to Watch. She graduated […]

Georgia Hardinge: London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Catwalk Review

Georgia Hardinge presented Inverted on Friday 17th February 2012 at Freemason's Hall with Fashion Scout. Sheer, maxi, geometric wonder inspired by Rachel Whiteread.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Georgia Hardinge A/W 2012 by Rebecca Strickson. Former Merit Award winner Georgia Hardinge returned to the catwalks once more this season, a now familiar and much anticipated designer on the […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Menswear Day Presentation Review: SIBLING

After last season's triumphant boozer themed collection, this time around SIBLING take us on a rollercoaster tour of fairgrounds… presented in the NEWGEN space at Somerset House on Menswear Day, Wednesday 21 September

Written by Matt Bramford

Sibling S/S 2012 by Antonia Parker I had raced around the Fashion East installations in record time to ensure that I had the opportunity to have enough time to look […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: Peter Jensen

Peter Jensen put on a confident show for his new S/S 2012 collection, titled Nina after the famous singer. Shown on Sunday 18th September at the Portico Rooms in Somerset House.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Peter Jensen S/S 2012 by Ellie Sutton. For this season Peter Jensen was inspired by the force of nature that was Nina Simone, thumb picking on the many facets of […]

Truck Festival 2011: Saturday Review

In our second review of Truck Festival I give you the low down on top new musical discoveries Monument Valley, Trophy Wife and reacquaint you with old school favourites Edwyn Collins and Saint Etienne.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Truck Fest by Cat O’Neil. It’s been six long years since I last attended Truck Festival, look since when boutique festivals with eclectic musical line ups have become two a […]

Wood Festival 2011 Review: Zeus, Treetop Flyers Eliza Carthy and printing with lino!

Sunday at Wood Festival was another relaxing day filled with great music and lots of messy art with the kids. Plus harmony singing. Perfect.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Wood Festival Samba Band and Tents by Sam Parr. Sunday at Wood Festival began with a stint of harmony singing led by Katy, capsule the talented teacher of the Bennett […]

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

From the considered madness of Ryohei Kawanishi's knitted homes to the beautiful maxi dresses of Shengwei Wang there was loads to love in knit.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Shengwei Wang Woollen Dress by Fawn Carr. Knitwear is something very close to my heart – I nearly studied it for my degree and I love a good chunky knit […]

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

Maldoror by Grzegorz Matląg featured lots of recycled materials in a collection that was shown at Off Out Of Schedule on Sunday 8th May 2011. Loved the red. More of that please!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Maldoror A/W 2011 by Fawn Carr. The hissing sighs of Diamandas Galas provided the musical backdrop to this edgy show from Maldoror by Grzegorz Matl?g, pills which featured street cast […]

Fashion Philosophy Fashion Week Poland A/W 2011 in Łódź: Hexeline

Wonderful Rebecca Strickson succeeds in making huge Polish brand Hexeline look edgy where it most certainly ain't... Hexeline showed on Saturday 7th May at Designers' Avenue, Expo.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Hexeline A/W 2011 by Rebecca Strickson. It’s a bad sign when the opening intro to a show is more exciting than the actual show. So it was with well known […]

Fashion Philosophy Fashion Week Poland A/W 2011 in Łódź: Aleksandra Kmiecik

Really really no to laptops on the catwalk. Aleksandra Kmiecik accessorised with matching computers in her A/W 2011 collection on Designers' Avenue at Expo on Saturday 7th May. Love the illustration by Rebecca Strickson though.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Aleksandra Kmiecik by Rebecca Strickson. Aleksandra Kmiecik was not my favourite show by a long shot, symptoms mainly because it featured laptops as accessories in a very obvious sponsor pleaser. […]

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, click as are novellas, pharm letters and even newspaper articles. Miriam Lehle has named her label […]

Fashion Philosophy Fashion Week Poland A/W 2011 in Łódź: Dawid Tomaszewski

Polish born, British and Berlin educated Dawid Tomaszewski took pole position after The Golden Thread awards on Friday 6th May at Fashion Philosophy Fashion Week Poland. It was a beautiful, well styled collection.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Dawid Tomaszewski by Karolina Burdon. Dawid Tomaszewski is the prodigal son who got away… a Polish boy who studied internationally, sickness including at the London College of Fashion, order before […]

Fashion designer Flik Hall works with illustrators Charlotte Hoyle and Rebecca Strickson for A/W 2011

Fashion designer Flik Hall describes the process of creating her A/W 2011 collection The Ghost in the Machine, and how Amelia's Magazine contributors have helped her create some inspiring promotional illustrations.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Flick Hall AW 2011 by Charlotte Hoyle. When I was shown Flik Hall’s new A/W 2011 collection The Ghost in the Machine at Blow PR the other day I was […]

An interview with Boat to Row

Sometimes, just occasionally, I discover a new band that takes my breath away... and it's not because some music PR has sent me a bunch of links, it's because they have got in touch with me themselves. Meet Boat to Row.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Boat to Row by Rebecca Strickson. Sometimes someone sends me something that quite simply blows me away: and so it was when Michael King of Boat to Row got in […]

Dame Elizabeth Taylor 1932 – 2011

Here's our illustrated tribute to Hollywood legend, silver screen icon and humanitarian Dame Elizabeth Taylor.

Written by Matt Bramford

THUMB Kee Boutique 2 Michelle Urvall Nyrén Kee Boutique illustration by Faye West Lately, salve I’ve been thinking a lot about what I want to do with myself. You know, […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Ones to Watch Men

The first ever menswear dedicated Ones to Watch kicked off in Freemasons Hall on Wednesday 23rd February 2011. Featuring designs from Asger Juel Larson, Mr Lipop, A.Hallucination and my favourite, Norwegian lady designer C/Bruerberg.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustration by Gemma Milly I’m reading Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen at the moment. It’s a book about the train travelling circus, visit order set in prohibition era America. […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Menswear Day Catwalk Review: Cassette Playa (by Amelia)

Front row seats came with a free Barbie Sweet Talkin' Ken Doll. Nothing understated about Carri Munden's comeback show as Cassette Playa then. At Somerset House on Wednesday 23rd February 2011.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustration by Gilly Rochester It was Day 1 at Somerset House and I was surrounded by all those fashion bigwigs, buy sure to have just flown in first-class from the […]

The making of Jesca Hoop’s City Bird video

An inspiring delve into the mind of Elia Petridis, creator of music videos for Jesca Hoop's singles The Kingdom and City Bird.

Written by Amelia Gregory

190809_theunthanks[1]thumb Illustration by Rob Fuzzard It was fitting that they transformed their faces to serious and focused, adiposity when the first notes were hit. They were deep in the hills […]