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Posts Tagged ‘Victorian’

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: Fashion Mode, Carlotta Actis Barone

The extravagant and intriguing style of Carlotta Actis Barone was once more present for her S/S 2012 collection, inspired by the stolen liberty and beauty associated with prostitution. One of the Fashion Mode stable, she showed as part of Fashion Scout on Saturday 17th September 2011.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Carlotta Actis Barone S/S 2012 by Casey Otremba
Carlotta Actis Barone S/S 2012 by Casey Otremba.

It was the huge and elaborate headdresses by Rachel Galley that grabbed our immediate attention as the first models traversed the catwalk, their steady heads bearing wide concoctions of twirling metal, flowers and swinging tassels for Carlotta Actis Barone's S/S 2012 commentary 'on the stolen liberty and beauty associated with prostitution.'

Carlotta Actis Barone SS 2011 review-photo by Amelia Gregory
Carlotta Actis Barone SS 2011 review-photo by Amelia Gregory
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London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: Jacob Kimmie

Jacob Kimmie's Rhapsody featured beautiful ruffled blouses, elegant tailored separates and a stunning dove print. Victorian primness was sexed up with sheer materials. Shown on Saturday 17th September 2011 at Fashion Scout.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Jacob Kimmie by Marta Spendowska. I missed the Jacob Kimmie show last season but the fabulous cream and black elegance of his sophisticated collection for A/W 2010 is still etched […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Jayne Pierson

Welsh based designer Jayne Pierson showed at On/Off on Sunday 20th February 2011. Kingdom of Shadows played on themes of restrained tailoring and fluid draping, with lots and lots of deepest black.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Jayne Pierson A/W 2011 by Ellie Sutton. For Jayne Pierson I raced into town alone – yet another early morning show for which we only had one ticket, enticingly printed […]

Love Art London: A Victorian Walking Tour around the Hyde Park Sculptures

Pugin, GF Watts, Jacob Epstein, Peter Pan... there's a whole host to learn about the wonderful sculptures that sit in Hyde Park. Read on to learn loads of fascinating facts accompanied by some wonderful pictures. Perfect for geeks like me.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Chris Pensa of Love Art London. All photography by Amelia Gregory. When members only art club Love Art London invited me to join them on a sculpture art walk through […]

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Latitude 2010: Coco de Mer Circus Child Catwalk Review

Coco de Mer presented the Circus Child collection on the Waterfront Stage, accompanied by a fabulously sexy Burlesque artist...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Mademoiselle Adeline struts here stuff. Photography by Amelia Gregory. Following the Graduate Fashion Shows Coco de Mer also hit the Latitude Waterfront catwalk with a range of fun sequinned swimsuits, […]

Graduate Fashion Week 2010: East London

University of East London kicked off Graduate Fashion Week on Sunday 6 June, with whole load of interesting collections, including urban warriors, upmarket travellers, and Victorian missionaries…

Written by Lauren Smith

Live illustration of the UEL front row, by Lauren Macaulay Kicking off Graduate Fashion week, the East London Show was a blend of slick, commercially-minded pieces, and the challenging designs […]