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Jamie Wei Huang: London Fashion Week A/W 2014 Catwalk Review

Central Saint Martins graduate Jamie Wei Huang showcased her Ballade collection at Fashion Scout on Friday 14th February 2014.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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Taiwanese designer Jamie Wei Huang sent sedate models down the catwalk to a classical soundtrack, the sombre mood befitting clothing inspired by images of refugees. The A/W 2014 Ballade collection featured Huang's trademark androgynous silhouette, with subtle functionality of dress reflected in small details such as multiple layers, zips, flaps and buckles.

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London College of Fashion MA Fashion Show 2014, Menswear: London Fashion Week Catwalk Review

The menswear LCF graduates showcased their collections on the catwalk at the Waldorf Hotel on Friday 14th February 2014.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Wen Tan A/W 2014 by Claire Kearns. Against the backdrop of a kaleidoscopic digital projection, the London College of Fashion MA designers sent their designs down the catwalk. As ever […]

London College of Fashion MA Fashion Show 2014, Womenswear: London Fashion Week Catwalk Review

Womenswear MA students showcased their graduate collections at the Waldorf Hotel on Friday 14th February 2014.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Mariana Jungmann by Emma Farrarons. The London College of Fashion MA show was held in a huge ballroom at the back of the Waldorf Hotel, a fitting location for this […]

Jean-Pierre Braganza: London Fashion Week A/W 2014 Catwalk Review

Jean-Pierre Braganza showcased Artemisia at Somerset House on Friday 14th February 2014.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Jean-Pierre Braganza A/W 2014 by xplusyequals. For A/W 2014 Jean-Pierre Braganza showcased his signature intergalactic prints on assymetric draped dresses, boxy front shirts and a tie fronted pant suit. Up […]

Bora Aksu: London Fashion Week A/W 2014 Catwalk Review

Bora Aksu showcased his new collection at Somerset House on Friday 14th February 2014. Dear Birsen was a tribute to his mother, inspired by her days at boarding school.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Bora Aksu A/W 2014 a by xplusyequals. It’s been several seasons since I last attended a Bora Aksu catwalk show, and I’ve missed seeing his wonderful creations up close. This […]

Top illustrator Quentin Blake shares 5 tips for creating great illustrations

Organised by the Association of Illustrators, the Tell Me a Picture talk by Quentin Blake at the Royal Festival Hall on Tuesday 4th of February focused on pushing the boundaries of illustration out of picture books and into the public realm.

Written by Jenny Robin

Sketch of Quentin Blake at the Royal Festival Hall by Jenny Robins. All images below copyright Quentin Blake. As one of the most iconic and respected artists of line drawing […]

KTZ: London Collections: Men A/W 2014 Catwalk Review

KTZ have long been one of my favourite shows to catch, here's why! The madness unfolded in Victoria House on Wednesday 8 January…

Written by Matt Bramford

KTZ A/W 2014 by Sine Skau Only if resident LC:M hunk David Gandy has been wheeled in will you find a tedious tailored three-piece suit at a KTZ show – […]

Bubble London January 2014 – Kidswear and Babywear Show Report

Lots of lovely kidswear, including Ruff & Huddle, Slugs & Snails, Småfolk, Le Bluu, Wild Things and more...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Last weekend I decided it was high time I found out more about the world of kidswear, so I made my first trip to Bubble London, a major childrenswear fashion […]

Agi & Sam: London Collections: Men A/W 2014 Catwalk Review

Masai meets The West in this deeply personal collection from Agi & Sam, shown at Victoria House on Wednesday 8 January

Written by Matt Bramford

Agi & Sam A/W 2014 by xplusyequals As we made our way through Victoria House for Agi & Sam‘s A/W 2014 presentation, models stood on plinths holding placards bearing the […]

Arthur Rigby and the Baskervylles introduce the new single and video for Moonlit Strangers

The beautifully shot video for Moonlit Strangers features a snorting horse, eery coloured smoke and lovelorn children.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Arthur Rigby & The Baskervylles by Rachel Morris* Leeds based Chamber Pop band Arthur Rigby & the Baskervylles release new track Moonlit Strangers with an accompanying video. Lush orchestration and multi-layered vocals […]

Best New Designs: Top Drawer and Craft London January 2014 Review

Great designs from the pre-eminent gift show, including wrapping paper, baby wear and jewellery.

Written by Amelia Gregory

It has been many years since I last attended the Top Drawer gift trade show at Earls Court, and the scope of what is now on offer is daunting to […]

Best New Designs for the Home: Home London January 2014 Review

Taking place twice a year, Home London has fast grown to become a must visit homewares show for the discerning buyer. I visited the January edition to find out what designs we will be loving in the years to come.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Ceramics designer Louise Wilkinson was kind enough to invite me along to Home London, one of the premier trade shows for people in the homewares business. An off shoot of […]

Craig Green, MAN: London Collections: Men A/W 2014 Catwalk Review

Craig Green showed his A/W 2014 collection as part of Fashion East's MAN show on Monday 6 June at the Old Sorting Office.

Written by Matt Bramford

Craig Green A/W 2014 by Avril Kelly I’m a huge fan of Joyride, I go wild for The Look and there’s no denying that It Must Have Been Love is […]

Alan Taylor, MAN: London Collections: Men A/W 2014 Catwalk Review

First up at the Fashion East MAN show was Alan Taylor, on Monday 6 January at the Old Sorting Office

Written by Matt Bramford

Alan Taylor S/S 2014 by Yelena Bryksenkova London Collections: Men might be the clumsiest branding known to man, but the MAN show does you no favours either. Not only do […]

Topman Design: London Collections: Men A/W 2014 Catwalk Review

Topman Design showcased its A/W 2014 collection at the Old Sorting Office on Monday 6 January, complete with REAL CATWALK RAIN.

Written by Matt Bramford

Topman Design A/W 2014 by Dom&Ink It was raining, men at the Old Sorting Office on Monday for my first show of this (awkwardly branded) London Collections: Men A/W 2014 […]

Illustration Now! Fashion by Taschen: Book Review

This new book from Taschen features the work of 90 contemporary fashion illustrators from across the world and is essential reading for any lovers or creators of fashion illustration.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Looking for that perfect last minute gift for the fashion illustrator in your life, or someone who aspires to become one? Then look no further than the inspirational new offering […]

East London Design Show: Christmas Gift Ideas 2013

This year the East London Design Show took place at the Truman Brewery, and whilst the venue was somewhat lacking in atmosphere there was lots of fabulous designer maker talent on show. Here's my hot ideas for Christmas gifts.

Written by Amelia Gregory

I’ve shared my favourite finds from the 2013 Bust Craftacular, now here’s what I loved at the East London Design Show, held for the first time in the Truman Brewery. […]

Bust Craftacular: Christmas Gift Ideas 2013

Didn't make it down to the Bust Craftacular? Worry not, for here's my round up of great finds... why not check in with your favourites online and make a unique Christmas purchase that way?

Written by Amelia Gregory

Last year I missed out on the Bust Craftacular, but this year I was able to whip around this buzzy annual event, held at the York Hall. I was very […]

Book Review: The Gentle Author’s London Album

A quirky and rather fabulous paen to the inhabitants of London, both past and present. This beautiful book would make an excellent Christmas gift.

Written by Amelia Gregory

The Gentle Author’s London Album is a beautifully bound love memo to London life in all its ebullience. The book is subtitled ‘London seen from an easterly direction‘ which is […]

Country Mile: an interview with the multi-talented folk singer Johnny Flynn

Johnny Flynn is back with a beautiful new album, inspired by long walks and becoming a father.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Johnny Flynn by Emma McMorrow. Johnny Flynn is now a husband and a father, as well as an actor and musician. His many roles have inspired Country Mile, his first […]