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Posts Tagged ‘retro’

Asli Polat AW15: London Fashion Week Catwalk Review

American designer Asli Polat collaborated with teddybear manufacturer Steiff to create a retro inspired collection with eye catching details.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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American designer Asli Polat took reference from a host of sources for AW15, culminating in a small but concise collection shown in the underground vaults of the RSA.

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Balfron Tower by Ernő Goldfinger: Pop Up Opening with the National Trust

Flat 130 opens to the public as part of Balfron Season, with retro design by the Hemingways and a tour taking in the local area.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Last week I was invited to view the inside of the Balfron Tower in advance of a ‘pop up’ opening with the National Trust as part of Balfron Season. As […]

Christmas Gift Ideas 2012: Top Ten Best Mugs by Illustrators and Designers

Wondering what to give for Christmas? The shops are full of mugs for a reason: they make great inexpensive gifts with character. And I've found the best designs for you online...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Beaver Mug by Lisa Jones. I *love* beavers so I was super excited to find this. No really, don’t laugh. Next up: my recommendations for mugs. Yes, a whole blog […]

An Interview with Fashion Blogger turned Fashion Designer Coco Fennell

Blogger and fashion designer Coco Fennell creates beautiful dresses in collaboration with illustrator (and former Amelia's Magazine contributor) Jenn Pitchers.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Kiss Me Coco Fennell by Jade Boylan. I discovered via good old Facebook that my talented ex intern Jenn Pitchers has been creating bespoke print designs for gorgeous curvaceous dresses […]

Video Single: Ymbelydredd by Gwenno

Gwenno Saunders of The Pipettes returns with the sweetest of pop sounds on her Welsh language EP Ymbelydredd. Enjoy the summery lead single here.

Written by Amelia Gregory

It matters not a jot that the lyrics are in Welsh and despite my lineage (my Granny is Welsh) I understand not one word – on Gwenno‘s new EP Ymbelydredd […]

Introducing Pocket Full O’Posies, the new S/S 2012 collection by Kelly Love

The new S/S 2012 collection from Australian designer Kelly Love is romantically retro and beautifully desirable.

Written by Amelia Gregory

We first encountered the new collection by Kelly Love at the Fashion Capital Profile event in November last year, where the beautiful floral print sandwashed silk lounge wear designed by […]

Apartment C – ‘A fashion retailer that just happens to sell lingerie’

G&Ts with a side of scandal… a sneak peek into the world of 'Vogue's favourite lingerie boutique'…

Written by Kate Ingram

still corners singer Illustration by Joana Faria At the top of Marylebone High Street lurks a lingerie shop with attitude. Surrounded by fashion-favourite names and organic cafés, generic it’s both […]

An Evening of Retro Hollywood Glamour at the Victoria & Albert Museum

The V&A transports us back to the golden age of the silver screen, during a very special retro Hollywood glamour-themed Friday Late…

Written by Jemma Crow

Mumford & Sons illustration by Lana Hughes 5. Mumford & Sons Mumford & Sons have had a special piece in my heart for a couple of years now. Having played […]

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London Fashion Week A/W 2010 Presentation Review: Orla Kiely by Amelia

Orla Kiely put on a lovely little presentation in the Portico Rooms at Somerset House on Friday 19th February. They even laid on bucks fizz and choccies. Illustrations by Kelly Smith.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Orla Kiely by Kelly Smith Over at Somerset House I registered and popped along to Orla Kiely, erectile where we were ushered into a room in the middle of which […]

LFW 09 – Danielle Scutt – Big Fun

Topshop Space, Baker Street

Written by Jonno Ovans

I’ll put up my hands and admit that as a girl, health medications not yet a quarter of a century old, remedy talking about music is utterly intimidating. Yet I […]

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The dress of your dreams

Written by Morgan Allen-Oliver

Recently discussing with a fellow fashion blogger the growing interest in the Scandinavian fashion world, information pills treatment she quipped that it was very easy for Scandinavians to be fashionable; […]

Christopher Nielsen: Over the Top and Down Under

Interview, Illustration

Written by Alice Watson

Undercover: Lingerie Exhibition at the Fashion and Textiles Museum “Welcome to Limehouse.” With those words, about it Jarvis Cocker set off on the latest instalment of his 30 year musical […]

Graduate Fashion Week Day 3: UCA Epsom

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Written by Jonno Ovans

With many universities leaning heavily towards womenswear – in some cases wholly – Epsom pleased many with several of its strongest collections coming from menswear designers. One of the running […]

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All The Fun Of The Fair!

Affordable Vintage Fair, Bethnal Green

Written by Melodie Ash

This? week? I? attended ?the Light? and? Architecture? symposium? at ?the? Kolding? School ?of? Design ?in ?Denmark. The event played ?host to? one of the forerunners in innovative Textile Design […]

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Affordable Vintage Fair

London, April 4th

Written by Melodie Ash

IDIOT SON OF STELLA AND GEORGE An eclectic mix of art work by a group of like minded people exploring expressionism through art. Peckham Square, tadalafil page 28th of March […]

Rumble in the Jumble

Jumble Sale, London

Written by Melodie Ash

Monday 16th. Name The Pet and Micron63 supply full-frontal, this remedy hard-hitting electro vogueing tunage at Madame Jojos in Soho, cialis 40mg London. Madame Jojo’s, Brewer Street, Soho, London. Name […]