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Posts Tagged ‘Sally Jane Thompson’

I am on Maternity Leave: Burlesque Baby Bump Photography by Tigz Rice and Pregnancy Illustrations

My first baby is due on April 2nd 2012, and so from now on I shall attempt to take some form of self-initiated maternity leave...

Written by Amelia Gregory

TigzRiceStudios Amelia Gregory
Is that really a baby in there? Or is it just a giant beach ball? It's hard to believe I am this big, for real.
Photography by Tigz Rice Studios.

Well, the time is nigh…. my due date is approaching with inexorable rapidity, and this baby is definitely going to arrive sometime soon. As a result you may have noticed a drop off in blogs on this website as my nesting instinct inevitably kicks in - the last few months have seen a flurry of activity in a house that up until now has been a workplace. For years back issues of Amelia's Magazine, promotional CDs, look books and other paraphernalia have dominated my home space… but now what used to house my interns has finally become what could be baby's room (still full of boxes and clothes mind you), and my kitchen is no longer of the cheap student variety but rather a clean white affair from IKEA. The plumbing is no longer exploding in a dramatic fashion everywhere, fuses are mostly fixed, the wooden floors have been filled and sanded, I have become obsessed with painting all the walls totally white and the dust is vaguely under control.

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A Trip to Venice with Swatch

Last week I was invited to Venice courtesy of Swatch. It was a chance to visit the Venice Biennale for the first time and find out more about Swatch's most recent collaboration with French artist Jean-Michel Othoniel. All of this in spectacular style!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Venice by Sally Jane Thompson. It’s quite something to be utterly spoilt on a press trip. It doesn’t happen to me often and in fact it’s only in the last […]

Shonen Knife at the Scala: Live Review

Cult Japanese all-girl pop-punk trio return to London for their 30th anniversary party on Sunday 11th September 2011

Written by Richard Pearmain

Shonen Knife by Sally Jane Thompson After a month long tour around Europe which kicked off in, information pills of all places, more about Brixton’s Windmill, viagra Shonen Knife arrived […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: Toni & Guy – Hair Meets Wardrobe

On the eve of fashion week S/S 2012, Toni & Guy launch their new 'Hair Meets Wardrobe' range with a full throttle catwalk show and a VERY special guest…

Written by Matt Bramford

Naomi Campbell, salve illustrated by Phoebe Kirk So fashion week (unofficially) kicked off early this S/S 2012 season with a Thursday night show-cum-product launch from purveyors of the faukhawk, Toni […]

Montreal Festimania 2011: Festival Mode et Design Music – introducing Parlovr

Discovered playing between the skyscrapers on McGill College Avenue during Festival Mode et Design Montreal: meet Parlovr.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Parlovr by Sally Jane Thompson. Introducing: Parlovr. Also known as Parlour Montreal. Discovered at Festival Mode et Design in Montreal, price where they played a mid afternoon set in between […]

Interview with Swedish singer Cornelia about new single Aquarius Dreams

She's a singer, songwriter and producer: meet the multi-talented Cornelia, creator of beautiful vocals on top of intricate beats. Her latest single Aquarius Dreams is out now, accompanied by a wonderful animated video by Stitch That.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Cornelia by Lisa Stannard. New music sensation Cornelia was introduced to me by Manchester based illustrator Lisa Stannard, abortion who features in Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration. Cornelia’s Aquarius Dream […]

Beautiful Soul collaborates with ACOFI illustrator Faye West for A/W 2011: Painting by Numbers

English Rose meets Japanese style in the new collection from Nicola Woods, which features heritage tailored coats made from British wool and some delightful printed silk dresses featuring designs from ACOFI illustrator Faye West.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Swallow and Dog Rose print design for Beautiful Soul by Faye West. Painting by Numbers is the A/W 2011 collection from Beautiful Soul, click featuring gorgeous textile prints put together […]

MAC Semi-Precious Collection: New Mineral Make Up Range from the Mata Atlantica Coast of Brazil

MAC launched their latest make up range in the US last week, but it's coming to the UK very soon. Introducing MAC Semi-Precious, based on semi-precious minerals Bronzite, Black Tourmaline, Gold Pyrite and Lilac Lepidolite, mined on the Mata Atlantica Brazilian coast.

Written by Amelia Gregory

MAC Semi-Precious range by Antonia Parker. Her lady wears Hint of Sapphire on eyes, case Geo Pink on lips, sildenafil Warmth of Coral blush. The background is inspired by Blue […]

Review of debut album Last Smoke Before The Snowstorm and interview with Benjamin Francis Leftwich

The debut album of York based singer songwriter Benjamin Francis Leftwich is a romantic delight, perfect for a lazy summer's day...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Benjamin Francis Leftwich by Sam Parr. He’s got a beautiful lilting voice and a way with words that belies his age: meet romantic new singer songwriter Benjamin Francis Leftwich of […]

Stornoway talk about playing at the 2011 Larmer Tree Festival, 13th-17th July in Dorset

We speak to Stornoway about the UK festival scene in advance of their performance at the Larmer Tree Festival, taking place between 13th-17th July at the Larmer Tree Gardens in Dorset. With lots of illustrations.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Stornoway by Sally Jane Thompson. I’m really excited that Oxford indie folksters Stornoway will be playing on the bill at Larmer Tree Festival this year. Their lovely debut album Beachcomber’s […]