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Central Saint Martins: Ba Fashion Graduate Show 2011 review. Knitwear.

From the considered madness of Ryohei Kawanishi's knitted homes to the beautiful maxi dresses of Shengwei Wang there was loads to love in knit.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Shengwei Wang Woollen Dress by Fawn Carr
Shengwei Wang Woollen Dress by Fawn Carr.

Knitwear is something very close to my heart - I nearly studied it for my degree and I love a good chunky knit jumper more than anything. The maxed out knitwear on show at the Central Saint Martins 2011 graduate show was particularly strong.

Central Saint Martins Ba Show 2011-Shengwei Wang photography by Amelia GregoryCentral Saint Martins Ba Show 2011-Shengwei Wang photography by Amelia Gregoryread more

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Announcing: The ACOFI Book Tour. Please join me as I visit some of the UK’s best design shops!

On Tues 10th May I set off on a tour of some of the UK's best art and design shops. I'll be book-ending the tour with 24 Hour Crits at the two London Tatty Devine shops, and I'll also be visiting The Fruitmarket Gallery in Edinburgh, Castor and Pollux in Brighton, Comma in Oxford and Soma Gallery in Bristol.

Written by Amelia Gregory

ACOFI at the Forward PR press day in March. WOO HOOO Grafik magazine have beaten me to an official announcement of dates for my ACOFI Book Tour. But here’s everything […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Jena.Theo (by Helen)

Charcoals and creams dominated these urban looks - yet I managed to imagine them on a wild weather enduring ship.

Written by Helen Martin

The bearded lady by Genie Espinosa It’s a bunch of freaks, generic shop really, that are lining the walls of ‘The Social’ venue right now. The big mustaches, the hairy […]

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The story of LOVE. Shown through music.

Happy Valentine's Day everyone. Here is a little selection of love dove songs for your pleasure. <3. Indeed.

Written by Helen Martin

Illustration by Georgia Coote I’m not going to lie to you. Valentine’s Day didn’t start as well as some people’s obviously did. The flaunting has been hard to avoid. I […]

Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration official launch party is TODAY.

It's Friday 28th January 2011, the day that Amelia's Compendium of Fashion Illustration (featuring the very best in ethical fashion design) officially launches with a big party at 123 Bethnal Green Road. Here's the lowdown...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustration by Abby Wright Rider to the sea starts. With slow, decease troche sensuous notes, stuff running then halting. We wait. This is like some sort of Spanish guitar tease; […]

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 […]

TwitterKnitter warms up Camden

Do a good deed today and send a tweet to #warmupcamden, to help the crafty people of TwitterKnitter knit for the homeless.

Written by Jessica Furseth

Illustration by Jennifer Oliver “Hello! Erm…Welcome!” says Johnny Flynn as he takes to the stage for this homecoming show, erectile cialis 40mg and the Sussex Wit’s biggest ever headline gig. […]

irkafirka illustrated tweets: Nick Hilditch explains

Welcome to the world of the randomly illustrated tweet... I decided to delve more deeply into the collaborative work of illustrator Nick Hilditch and curator Chris Bell.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Intrigued by a side project by one of our contributors, viagra dosage ed I decided to get to the bottom of this irkafirka business… irkafirka: illustrated tweets. “Anything you say […]

Sir Philip Green and his Topshop billions get the UK Uncut treatment.

Sir Philip Green is able to dodge huge tax bills by sending Topshop profits to his wife in Monaco. UK Uncut closed down the Oxford Circus flagship store in protest against billionaire tax avoidance tactics in the face of huge cuts.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Heart / Target by Patrick Thomas. All images courtesy of Outline Editions. Outline Editions’ pop-up shop is tucked away behind stalls on Berwick Street Market, prostate healing but the bright […]

R. D. Franks – R.I.P?

Is it really the end of London's famous fashion bookstore?

Written by Matt Bramford

Our Broken Garden Golden Sea Ashley Dean, thumb as depicted by Russty Brazil. I recently reviewed the superb second album from Our Broken Garden, page so when Ashley Dean got […]

Just Do It: get off your arse and change the world with a Crude Awakening

Both these causes need your help... read more to find out how!

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

Illustration by Mina Bach In June, order Amelia’s Magazine previewed Just Do It: get off your arse and change the world, information pills a feature documentary (in production) from Age […]

I stole an Ai Weiwei Sunflower Seed from the Turbine Hall…

And then I stole some more... This magnificent new exhibition at the Tate Modern links creator to audience like never before.

Written by Amelia Gregory

In June, information pills site Amelia’s Magazine previewed Just Do It: get off your arse and change the world, see a feature documentary (in production) from Age of Stupid executive […]

Creative Review Tweetup at the Design Museum: An insider’s perspective

I was gutted that I couldn't make it along to the first Creative Review tweetup - y'all know how much I love to go on about designers using twitter after all - but I managed to enlist Creative Review web maestro Neil Ayres to write up an insider's review. I missed out on a moleskine too. Damn.

Written by Neil Ayres

Photo by Halima O. Last Thursday the first ever Creative Review tweetup took place at London’s Design Museum. As Amelia had so many other engagments – what with it being […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Catwalk Review: Louise Amstrup

How to annoy the anti fur brigade: by Louise Amstrup of Denmark. Here's my review of her show at On/Off on Sunday 19th September 2010. Illustrations by Stephanie Parr and Antonia Parker.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustration by Krister Selin I was very excited to see what NEWGEN winner Michael Van Der Ham would have in store this season at his first solo show. He’s quickly […]

Climate Camp 2010: Twitter Backfires… or does it?

This year the Camp for Climate Action received a grilling from the Guardian Environment Blog on the basis of a few trolls who found our hashtag feed. This is my version of what happened.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Climate Camp 2010-serving dinner All photography by Amelia Gregory unless otherwise stated. Over the past few years I have become increasingly embedded in the process of Climate Camp, web so […]

Climate Camp 2010 at the RBS HQ in Edinburgh: a Break the Banks action round up.

I've just got back from this year's Climate Camp in Edinburgh. We camped on the grounds of the global headquarters of RBS to highlight the financial links to the climate crisis, and took direct action every day. Here's my round up of the best actions I took part in.

Written by Amelia Gregory

All photography by Amelia Gregory unless otherwise stated. Over the past few years I have become increasingly embedded in the process of Climate Camp, see so I am well aware […]

An Interview with photographer Amy Gwatkin

Amy Gwatkin discusses the ideas behind her photography; simultaneously blurring and strengthing the boundaries between art, documentary and fashion...

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

Knitwear design student Phoebe Thirlwall was an unquestionable highlight of Graduate Fashion Week 2010. Her work demonstrated an impressive level of craftsmanship, cialis 40mg about it receiving recognition even before […]

Sheena Matheiken’s The Uniform Project

Sheena Matheiken and the Uniform Project graduate in [sustainable] style after 365 days of wearing, styling and accesorising the same simple Little Black Dress…

Written by Helen Davis

Can it really be a year since the last Glastonbury? In 2009, viagra sale more about for the first time, Climate Camp was given it’s very own space in the […]

Climate Camp at Glastonbury 2010: Line up information

Climate Camp returns to the Dragon Field for the second year running - and this year the Tripod Stage hosts a much expanded line up of music, poetry and comedy. A Glastonbury gem!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Can it really be a year since the last Glastonbury? In 2009, try for the first time, for sale Climate Camp was given it’s very own space in the Dragon […]

Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration: Open Design Brief

My brand new open design brief is designed to champion the work of fashion illustrators. It runs until Sunday 18th July 2010, for production of a book due out at the end of this year. Read on for more info...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Bora Aksu A/W 2010 by Gemma Milly. See original post here. ***Please note that this brief is now closed: you can now order a copy of this book online by […]