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Posts Tagged ‘sketchbook’

Alexander McQueen: Genius of a Generation Book Launch

Florence Massey speaks to Kristin Knox, author of a new book which pays tribute to the late Alexander McQueen, at the signing at Material bookstore, Kingly Court

Written by Florence Massey


Illustration by Katie Harnett

After attending the Susie Bubble talk at Sketchbook’s pop up shop, I headed to Kristin Knox’s book signing, who coincidently is the magazine's resident fashion editor. Held just a hop, skip and jump away in the Material bookstore, the special event took place off Carnaby Street amid celebrations, music and elephants for the 50th anniversary of a street synonymous with style and cutting edge fashion.
 
Like everybody, I was shocked and saddened by the news of Alexander McQueen’s sudden death in February this year. Overwhelmingly successful, his collections reflected a passion for digital print combined with the natural world, with a heavy emphasis on colourful, unique… read more

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Sketchbook Pop up shop and talk with Amelia Gregory

The Sketchbook Magazine pop up shop has been running in Carnaby Street for over a month. Last week our very own Amelia gave a talk to a crowded room, including Nicola Machetti, who writes here...

Written by Nicola Machetti

Sketchbook Magazine team member Cleide Carina inspects the wall of signatures from attendees. Spring is here and the Sketchbook pop up shop has been flourishing at the heart of Carnaby […]