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Posts Tagged ‘spitalfields’

Book Review: The Gentle Author’s London Album

A quirky and rather fabulous paen to the inhabitants of London, both past and present. This beautiful book would make an excellent Christmas gift.

Written by Amelia Gregory

The Gentle Authors London Album 2013-cover

The Gentle Author's London Album is a beautifully bound love memo to London life in all its ebullience. The book is subtitled 'London seen from an easterly direction' which is apt, since many of the photographs first appeared on the author's informative Spitalfields Life blog, where he chronicles East London life on a daily basis. Inside you can expect to find a plethora of stories that celebrate the lesser known inhabitants of London, all of whom contribute to the wonderful diversity of this city.

The Gentle Authors London Album 2013-love tokens

Love tokens found in the Thames.

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Field Work: pop-up shop and gallery in Spitalfields

Running this week until Sunday, the wonderful ‘Field Work’ pop-up shop in Spitalfields has a fantastic selection of printed textiles, antique homeware and other bits and bobs of the ‘must see’ variety.

Written by Jessica Furseth

Emilio de la Morena by Lisa Stannard Emilio de la Morena A/W 2011 by Sandra Contreras. Emilio de la Morena really took this season’s colour to heart, page and then […]

The Very Best Scented Christmas Candles

Christmas is a great time of year to bask in the delightful scents of high quality candles, and here are some of the best. Featuring candles from Willow Organic, Cire Trudon, Spitalfields Candle Co. and Jo Malone to name just a few.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Willow Organic Gold Frankincense and Myrrh candle by Daria Hlazatova. I don’t know what it is about candles that gets me so excited. I think it has a lot to […]

Christmas Gifts: Ethical Fashion and Skincare Ideas

Amongst a sea of competing goodies I bring you my top selection of luxury ethical Christmas gift ideas from Bonbi Forest, Tout Nouveau, Liv, Dr. Hauschka, Pai Skincare and Savonnerie.

Written by Amelia Gregory

I have no idea how this fella’s haircut works. I don’t know what bit of hair is attached to what bit of scalp. But I do know that you and […]

8 Tips for Making a Successful Impression at Alternative Fashion Week

Discover how a website and social media can maximise your career prospects in fashion.

Written by Amelia Gregory

All photography by Amelia Gregory. Alternative Fashion Week is a wonderful thing, visit this site truly, no rx but as I have written about it over the past week the […]

Alternative Fashion Week 2010 at Spitalfields Market: Day 5 Chelsea BA Textiles Show

The first year students from the BA Hons in Textile Design at Chelsea College of Art and Design deserve a blog post all of their own. Such exuberant creativity brings rewards!

Written by Amelia Gregory

All photography by Amelia Gregory. I’m going to devote a whole blog entirely to the work of Chelsea College of Art and Design, mind shown on day 5 of Alternative […]

Alternative Fashion Week 2010 at Spitalfields Market: more from Day 4

Part two of my run down of day four at Alternative Fashion Week finds talent emerging from the Brady Centre Collective, and fabulous designs by Elif Muzaffer and the Popovic sisters from Serbia.

Written by Amelia Gregory

All photography by Amelia Gregory. By Day 4 at Alternative Fashion Week things start to go a little hazy – and the other bloggers who were so keen earlier in […]

Alternative Fashion Week 2010 at Spitalfields Market: An Introduction.

Alternative Fashion Week 2010 runs at Spitalfields Market between 19th - 23rd April 2010. Here's my introduction to this exciting event for up and coming fashion designers.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Alternative Fashion Week is a funny old beast, stuff one that I’ve been getting to know rather well over the past week. And really getting to become rather fond of. […]

Alternative Fashion Week at Spitalfields: Hatastic!

On Monday 19th April 2010 Alternative Fashion Week featured Hatastic! by Chloe Haywood. Read on for pictures and thoughts on these recycled hats and fascinators.

Written by Amelia Gregory

This week I have been mostly attending Alternative Fashion Week in Spitalfields market, buy more about every day at lunchtime. Every day that is except Monday, see when I forgot […]

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Alternative Fashion Week

Alternative Fashion Week, London

Written by Melodie Ash

Monday 20th Slow Club is a duo formed by Charles and Rebecca, this web buy information pills who both come from Sheffield. He does the singing and plays the guitar; […]