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Posts Tagged ‘Shy Illustrations’

Uniqlo UT Keith Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat T-shirts fashion illustration competition: Winner Revealed!

Drum roll please.... as we reveal the winner of our Uniqlo UT t-shirt fashion illustration competition. Congratulations! And thanks to everyone who entered: you can see all the wonderful images that were created below...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Uniqlo by Rebecca Higgins of Rebecca May Illustration
Uniqlo by Rebecca Higgins of Rebecca May Illustration.

We had some wonderful entries for our Uniqlo fashion illustration competition to celebrate the launch of their new range of Keith Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat UT t-shirts, and were blown away by the imaginative interpretations of our callout, which asked illustrators to imagine their choice of t-shirt worn and styled to their taste. The overall winning entry is by Rebecca Higgins of Rebecca May Illustration, who created the stunning image above. I love the way she shows the t-shirt worn in movement, with an echo of the print design in the graphics used to create depth behind her model. It's a… read more

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An interview with Haiku Salut and review of debut album Tricolore

Multi-instrumentalists Gemma, Louise and Sophie met at university before forming Haiku Salut, making music out of the Derbyshire Dales.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Haiku Salut by Christine Charnock. They may have an exotic band name, but Haiku Salut are in fact a multi-instrumentalist trio of girls based in the Derbyshire Dales. Gemma, Louise […]

Huishan Zhang: London Fashion Week A/W 2013 Catwalk Review

I used twitter's new Vine app to capture the impressive presentation by Chinese designer Huishan Zhang at the Portico Rooms on Monday 18th February 2013.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Huishan Zhang A/W 2013 by Dom & Ink. New twitter mini film app Vine was embraced by the more social media savvy end of the fashion crowd at London Fashion […]

Nova Chiu: London Fashion Week A/W 2013 Catwalk Review

Nova Chiu stepped back to their origins for a show full of meticulous embroidery and embellishments topped with acidic hints of neon, showing at the Freemasons' Hall on Friday 15th February 2013.

Written by Alex Kessler

Nova Chiu A/W 2013 by Gaarte The ethereal eruption of colour and texture at Nova Chiu was a perfect way to end a tiring first day at London Fashion Week. […]

Style Passport: An interview with fashion retail website entrepreneur Sarah Walter

Retail entrepreneur Sarah Walter has gone from fashion editorial to internet guru. Here she shares the story of her success.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Sarah Walter by Gemma Cotterell. Style Passport is the brainchild of Sarah Walter, formally a fashion director at Marie Claire, now retail entrepreneur. Realised as a one stop shop for […]

Bishi at BFI Southbank: Live Review

The versatile singer/performer/DJ performed her new album Albion Voice at the BFI Southbank on Friday 16th November 2012.

Written by Richard Pearmain

Bishi by Margaux Quayle Cannon It was a chilly evening on London’s Southbank, but still buzzing with Friday night revellers, skateboarders and tourists sampling the wares of the newly opened […]

EDE Knitwear: An interview with Ellie Jauncey

EDE knitwear is lovingly designed by Ellie Jauncey and handmade by a team of Herefordshire based knitters.

Written by Amelia Gregory

EDE men’s moss jumper by Claire Corstorphine. EDE was founded in 2009 by Ellie Jauncey. Having studied Textiles at Manchester Metropolitan University and specialising in Knitwear she moved to London […]

New S/S 2013 Season Interview: Fanny & Jessy present Uscopia

Sexy tomboys are given the Sci-Fi treatment in the new S/S 2013 collection from friends and business partners Fanny & Jessy.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Fanny & Jessy by Rebecca Higgins. A year ago I was blown away by the S/S 2012 catwalk collection by design duo Fanny & Jessy. This season the androgynous style […]

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An Interview with Jewellery Designer Kate Sibley, talking about her ‘Future Jewellery’ Collection

London based designer Kate Sibley, of design studio Sibley Grove, talks us through her new bold and sustainable jewellery collection created with beautifully folded stone paper.

Written by Maria Papadimitriou

Kate Sibley Jewellery by Laura Griffin When I first looked at images of Kate Sibley’s stone ‘paper’ Future Jewellery I was reminded of a gorgeous book I fell in love […]

Fashion Film: Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel

A new film celebrates the life of legendary fashion icon Diana Vreeland, exploring her friendship with Chanel and her work at Harper's Bazaar and the Metropolitan Museum of Art…

Written by Matt Bramford

Diana Vreeland by Maya Beus ‘When we think about an iconic person, an editor; we always say Diana Vreeland’. A pretty bold opening statement launches this fashion film, but by […]

An interview with Seaming To and review of her new album Seaming

Seaming has worked with a huge range of musicians over the years since I last met her, but now it's her time to shine. I caught up with the talented singer songwriter.

Written by Amelia Gregory

The long awaited solo album by musical maestro Seaming opens with the quietest of hums… (o sing at me) before introducing the listener to the full range of her inimitable […]

Savages by Sharon Farrow

Savages at Electrowerkz: Live Review

Fast rising four-piece play the first of two nights at Islington’s Electrowerkz on Wednesday 10th October 2012.

Written by Richard Pearmain

Savages by Sharon Farrow Tucked away behind Angel Tube Station, down a small side street, you seem to be a world away from this most respectable part of North London. […]

Sunglasses Trends: London Fashion Week S/S 2013 Catwalk Review

A quick peek at some of the more outrageous trends in sunglasses for S/S 2013, including designs by Tatty Devine for Louise Gray and Leutton Postle.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Chanel Sunglasses S/S 2013 by Isher Dhiman. According to trends analysts designer sunglasses are getting smaller and rounder: with edgier designers such as Ashish showing the kind of sunnies that […]

Ekaterina Kukhareva: London Fashion Week S/S 2013 Catwalk Review

Ekaterina Kukhareva presented her Brigitte Bardot inspired Goddess in St. Tropez collection on Sunday 16th September at Freemasons' Hall.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Ekaterina Kukhareva by S/S 2013 by Sheilagh Tighe aka Shy Illustrations. Ukranian born Ekaterina Kukhareva is a Central Saint Martins knitwear graduate, about whom I knew nothing before this show, […]

Nova Chiu: London Fashion Week S/S 2013 Catwalk Review

Design duo Nova Chiu and Jeff Archer showcased their Bon Voyage collection on Tuesday 18th September at Freemasons' Hall with Fashion Scout.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Nova Chiu S/S 2013 by Sharon Farrow. It’s always difficult to follow up a much feted graduation collection: so I had to admire the spunk of Nova Chiu… who seemed […]