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Posts Tagged ‘shoreditch’

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Menswear Day Presentation Review: Mr Start

Mr Start showed his sartorial style at One Aldwych during Menswear Day at London Fashion Week… fab suits, shame you could barely see them… with illustrations by June Chanpoomidole, Joana Faria and Maria Papadimitriou!

Written by Nick Bain

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Illustration by June Chanpoomidole

To those of you that have been to any of the Start boutiques in Shoreditch you’ll know they represent a relaxed luxury that more than compliments the clothes. This is most true for the mens formalwear boutique. I love it and could quiet happily spend hours in there. So when I saw that the Mr Start presentation was being held in One Aldwych I was very excited. Having graced the lobby bar with my presence on at least  one occasion to sip their very tasty cocktails, price I couldn’t think of a more suitable venue. Sadly we were shuffled downstairs to a tiny and ill-lit room. Pleased we'd arrived early to avoid the mounting queues, for sale myself and Matt surveyed the clothes.  

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London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Menswear Day Catwalk Review: Cassette Playa

The nu-rave couturier Cassette Playa returned to London Fashion Week on Menswear Day and I thought I was hallucinating. Look at these gold heads! Illustrations by Gabriel Alaya, Gareth A Hopkins, Gemma Milly, Antonia Parker and Krister Selin!

Written by Matt Bramford

A La Disposition A/W 2011. Photography by Amelia Gregory A La Disposition A/W 2011 by Zarina Liew. Biggest surprise of London Fashion Week? À La Disposition, search about which I […]

Scruffy does it: Suzie Winsor presents ‘Beard and Wonderful’

A beard makes a man in the world of Suzie Winsor. We caught up with the illustrator at the opening of her first solo show, ‘Beard and Wonderful’.

Written by Jessica Furseth

Bright city lights of London and 123 Bethnal Green Road by Avril Kelly Vrooosh and we’re in. After a National Express journey from Bristol at 4.10pm we arrived immersed in […]

Emesha: the Hungarian born ethical fashion designer who now lives in Shoreditch

Emese Nagy creates a delightful Sporty-Luxe clothing range that she has shown as far away as Eco Fashion Week Vancouver. Here's a small taster of her appearance in ACOFI.

Written by Amelia Gregory

The Photobooth Phenomenon… an interview with Alex Kokott of Photoautomat

We have a chat with Alex Kokott - London's representative of the Photoautomat analogue photobooth project - about his mission to bring the glory of analogue to the UK. We also managed to take some silly photographs, too…

Written by Matt Bramford

Illustration by Avril Kelly http://cargocollective.com/avrilkelly/ ‘Does my neck look fat in this?’ ‘My other scarf is an alpaca.’ ‘Under this scarf is a lovebite from Santa.’ Have a look at […]

East End Prints launches at the East London Design Show

Original, affordable and above all else, fun. This is Helen Edwards’ new print publishing company East End Prints. Along with a hundred others, East End Prints displays at the East London Design Show this weekend.

Written by Jessica Furseth

Hang on, information pills by Fiona Watson. All images courtesy of East End Prints. After a few hours of wandering wide-eyed between the stands at the East London Design Show, […]

Eat Your Heart Out & The Pretox Potion – The world’s first adults only cake shop!

Want to eat cakes that look scarily like human hearts? Roadkill? Vaginas? Of course you do…

Written by Matt Bramford

WAH Nails, approved illustrated by Yelena Bryksenkova Unless you’ve been under a rock, you’ll have seen me banging on about Future Beauty: 30 Years of Japanese Fashion at the Barbican. […]

Deptford X Arts Festival 2010: A Review

The Deptford X Festival has been taking place for five years. This year they asked former local boy and Turner Prize nominee Mark Titchner to be the "lead" artist and I was lucky enough to get my own personal guided tour with him...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Felicity Brown Gabrielle dress, online illustrated by Kate Copeland Amidst the commotion of catwalks and exhibitions at London Fashion Week, one website had everyone talking; Young British Designers. Grabbing attention […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011: Presentation and Film Review: Ziad Ghanem

Cult couturier Ziad Ghanem swapped the catwalk for a presentation in Shoreditch this season - but did it dazzle like his previous shows? Of course it did…

Written by Matt Bramford

Menswear day usually brings out the most stylish men, cialis 40mg buy more about whether sharp sartorial, ask post-punk or borderline ridiculous. Here’s a very quick look at what some […]

Save Our Souls – Camberwell College of Arts Illustration Exhibition

Camberwell College of Arts steps forward to present their illustration graduates for 2010, at the Nicholls and Clarke Building, Shoreditch - featuring drawings, mixed media work, fashion, film and sculpture…

Written by Matt Bramford

The Soul Fire Restaurant illustrated by Kayleigh Bluck. A gourmet three course meal served up by a world class chef (Charlie Nicoll, visit web cure formerly of the River Cafe) […]

Exhibition: Nobrow Press presents Dungeons and Desktops by Jack Teagle.

Meet the new wunderkid of illustration: Jack Teagle loves superheroes and villains, boy scouts and ghosts in the forest.

Written by Amelia Gregory

climate9 defence Last night I went along to the official launch of the Nobrow flagship gallery and shop in the heart of Shoreditch – right on Great Eastern Street. They’ve […]

Stag and Dagger Festival 2010 Hits Shoreditch: A Review

Some wonderful bands, but Shoreditch does its worst. Read on for my highlights... and lowlights... of the Stag and Dagger 2010.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Abi-Daker-White-Hinterland White Hinterland by Abigail Daker. Having picked up my two Stag and Dagger press passes, ampoule two booze vouchers and a free lighter – yeah! – my first port […]

Thirty Years of Ally Capellino at The Wapping Project

Ally Capellino celebrates thirty years of bags and fashion at The Wapping Project for a limited time only…

Written by Matt Bramford

little comets Photos by Jazzy Lemon It’s not often that a support band makes your ears prick up and pay attention; too often I’ve been to gigs where sub-standard support […]

Future Human Lectures: Fashion’s Microchic Shake-Up

Bad Idea Magazine hosts the latest in their series of 'Future Human' lectures, debating on the influence of the internet on global and British fashion...

Written by Ester Kneen

The latest in a series of events from Bad Idea Magazine, doctor approved ‘Future Human’ explores a new topic each month and hosts an evening of discussion and debate at […]

Owl Parliament feat. Emmy the Great, Mount Eerie, Aidan Moffat, Blue Roses – Live Review

Union Chapel hosts some of today's best singer-songwriters, their fragile folk perfectly suited to the beautiful surroundings

Written by Emma Tucker

Yes yes, store patient we get it. We all know that Gorillaz is an ‘imaginary’ band made up of four Jamie Hewlitt-created cartoon characters who ‘play’ the instruments and ‘give’ […]

We Choose To Jamboree!

At the finest shindig in Dalston, a house party, a gathering, of folk and friends and fun

Written by Cari Steel

Having been sent out to document the subterranean goings on of a typical East London night out; pop up speakeasies, medications purchase hypertrendy bars that inexplicably merit write ups in […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2010 Catwalk Review: Topman

A review of the Topman show at the BFC tent on Tuesday 24th February. Featuring a front row of menswear luminaries Andrew Davis, Steve Beale, Daryoush Haj-Najafi, Hywel Davies and Way Perry. But was it any good?

Written by Amelia Gregory

Topman, ed story hottest ticket in town! Topman front row by Pearl Law. You don’t believe me? Why, find dosage then you don’t understand the nature of fashion. Here was […]

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If You Could Collaborate exhibition at A Foundation Gallery, Rochelle School

A review of the fourth annual If You Could Collaborate exhibition curated by Alex Bec and Will Hudson, art directors of cult art and graphic design website It's Nice That

Written by Amelia Gregory

Amelia’s Magazine. Fonts by Sandy Suffield and Fiona Woodcock. Also in this room was a mirrored ironing table with lots of plasticky junk glued onto it and a weird golden […]

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Hvass&Hannibal Losing The Plot at the Kemistry Gallery, Shoreditch

Hvass&Hannibal talk about their new exhibition and their close relationship with the band Efterklang.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Danish designers Sofie Hannibal and Nan Na Hvass (pronounced with a silent H) are in London on the eve of their new exhibition at the Kemistry gallery in Shoreditch, stomach […]

Vauxhall Skate: It’s a Roller date!

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Written by Alice Watson

Since Ewan MacGregor sang to Nicole Kidman to the light of a Moulin Rouge, viagra information pills or perhaps since Don Quixote tilted heroically over the hills to La Mancha […]