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Posts Tagged ‘Rome’

Valentino: Master of Couture at Somerset House

In a new major exhibition in the Embankment Galleries, Somerset House celebrates fifty years of the Grand Emperor of Couture, Valentino Garavani…

Written by Matt Bramford


Valentino A/W 2005 by Krister Selin

A recent viewing of the documentary Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has To Travel, a film dedicated to the infamous fashion editor's pioneering feats, highlighted that going to a gallery to view exhibitions of living fashion designers is a relatively new concept. When Vreeland launched an Yves Saint Laurent retrospective in 1983 at the Costume Institute, she set a precedent for a legion of future fashion fairs.

In the modern era, fashion fans have no qualms about trading their hard-earned cash to gaze at frocks on mannequins and fashion retrospectives have dominated galleries with record-breaking visitor numbers. Presenting these exhibitions comes as a challenge to… read more

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An interview with Rapunzel and Sedayne on the release of new album Songs From The Barley Temple

Folk musicians Rapunzel and Sedayne have crafted an astonishing new album from the very best of old time and modern day influences. Find out more about their unique process in this in depth interview.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Rapunzel and Sedanye by Ada Jusic. It’s no secret that I am partial to a bit of old time folk music: it’s the sound of many a campfire singalong, viagra […]

Re-Edition Project from Yoox and Altaroma

Online success story Yoox collaborate on this season’s Limited/Unlimited project, with beautiful illustrations from Claire Kearns, Michelle Pegrume and Amy Rogers.

Written by Florence Massey

Max Kibardin Shoes by Claire Kearns Reinventing the wheel is no mean feat, advice but together with Altaroma, information pills Yoox have given it a go with both inspiring and […]

An interview with Spanish fashion duo Animal Bandido

Matt Bramford chats to Claudia and Zosen, who together make up whacky Spanish fashion label Animal Bandido - they give us an insight into the label and tell us about their anti-multi-national ethos…

Written by Matt Bramford

Illustration by Donna McKenzie Regular readers of Amelia’s Magazine will know that we covered the Maison Martin Margiela 20 exhibition last March, story capsule when it showed in fashion capital […]