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Posts Tagged ‘vintage’

An Interview with Jewellery Designer Rosita Bonita

We chat to jewellery designer Rosita Bonita, aka Rowenna Harrison, about her new collection Siren

Written by Jessica Cook

Rosita Bonita portrait by<strong> Laura Gill</strong>
Rowenna Harrison portrait by Laura Gill

Working under the name Rosita Bonita, Camberwell illustration graduate Rowenna Harrison makes beautiful jewellery that would be at home in any trinket lovers dressing-up box. Her pieces celebrate all things vintage glamour and have a whole host of other influences from the mythical to the historical. We've mentioned Rosita Bonita before as Amelia stumbled across her work at Wilderness Festival 2011 and her stuff is still just as inspiring.

Rosita Bonita

Her pieces are gaining a following and she has recently… read more

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Orla Kiely: London Fashion Week A/W 2013 Presentation Review

Orla Kiely's static presentation at Elms Lesters Painting Rooms on Saturday 16 February transported us to the sixties with a Mad Men/Made in Dagenham-esque performance…

Written by Matt Bramford

Orla Kiely A/W 2013 by Laura Hickman Ireland’s Orla Kiely has firmly established her eponymous London label over the seasons with 1960s silhouettes, playful prints and rich fabrics. While the […]

Modern Love: S/S 2012 Preview Interview with designer Sarah Arnett

Meet Sarah Arnett, one half of fashion design duo Modern Love, a label that is exclusively stocked at Liberty. She's a super talented lady with an inspiring career that spans illustration, interior design and of course fashion.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Modern Love by Ola Szpunar. Sarah Arnett is a multi talented designer who just happened to train at the same university as me. She graduated the year above, and since […]

Wearable Vintage Fashion

Book Review: Wearable Vintage Fashion by Jo Waterhouse and Clare Bridge

A new vintage fashion book for spring takes readers through the decades to find their own look.

Written by Caitlin Sinclair

A new spring title by Vivays Publishing, Wearable Vintage Fashion is written by the owners of Second Hand Rose, a vintage boutique in Worcester. Jo Waterhouse and Clare Bridge aim […]

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Good Fashion Show: London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Catwalk Review

On Saturday 18th February a new eco fashion exhibition took place at the London House. The Good Fashion Show was a brave attempt to bring ethical fashion to the masses, but failed to present some great ethical brands in the stylish context they deserve to be seen.

Written by Maria Papadimitriou

Good Fashion Show AW 2012 by Antonia Parker Following on the footsteps of other London Fashion Week off-schedule showrooms which focus on ethical fashion, such as Ecoluxe London, The Good […]

Spijkers en Spijkers AW 2012 by Cristian Grossi

Spijkers en Spijkers: London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Catwalk Review

Spijkers en Spijkers hark back to fallen 'Birds of Paradise' for their A/W 2012 collection, shown at The Freemasons' Hall with Vauxhall Fashion Scout on Saturday the 18th February, 2012 for London Fashion Week.

Written by Alia Gargum

Spijkers en Spijkers A/W 2012 by Cristian Grossi From the looks of the feminine and pretty invite (which was beautifully illustrated by Dutch artist Martine Johanna) I didn’t expect anything […]

Introducing Pocket Full O’Posies, the new S/S 2012 collection by Kelly Love

The new S/S 2012 collection from Australian designer Kelly Love is romantically retro and beautifully desirable.

Written by Amelia Gregory

We first encountered the new collection by Kelly Love at the Fashion Capital Profile event in November last year, where the beautiful floral print sandwashed silk lounge wear designed by […]

Renegade Craft Fair in London 2011 Review: Ceramic Design

Unique hand made ceramic wonders from Melody Rose, JimBobArt and Zosienka & Rosie. Discovered at the Renegade Craft Fair, held on the 8-9th October 2011.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Upcycled vintage crockery from Melody Rose at Not On The High Street. Plenty of fab ceramic design at the Renegade Craft Fair last weekend. Here’s my favourites. Melanie Roseveare – […]

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London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Showroom Review: EcoLuxe London

On the 18th and 19th of September during London Fashion Week the EcoLuxe London exhibition at the Kingsway Hall Hotel proved once more that ethical fashion is becoming more and more concerned with becoming part of the mainstream good design.

Written by Maria Papadimitriou

‘Ecolooks’ by Maria Papadimitriou aka Slowly The Eggs I was hugely excited that during this London Fashion Week I had the opportunity not only to go and see but also […]

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London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: Elisa Palomino

Elisa Palomino captivated the audience with her, 'A Fairy Dance' collection for S/S 2012 at Vauxhall Fashion Scout, on Tuesday 20th September. The show was a spectacle of splendour and other worldliness: read my review and then take a peek at my post-show interview with the designer.

Written by Akeela Bhattay

Elisa Palomino S/S 2012 by Amber Cassidy Having had the chance to see the behind the scenes activities for the Elisa Palomino show, ask I am super excited and eager […]

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London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Behind the Scenes: Elisa Palomino

Elisa Palomino presented her collection 'A Fairy Dance' on the catwalk at Vauxhall Fashion Scout on Tuesday 20th September. Before the show began, I had the opportunity to glimpse the behind the scenes adventures.

Written by Akeela Bhattay

Elisa Palomino S/S 2012 by Amber Cassidy If you’ve read my Elisa Palomino S/S 2012 preview interview with the designer, viagra sale you’ll know I’m already in love with her […]

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London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: Paul Costelloe

Paul Costelloe once again opened London Fashion Week at the BFC showspace, showcasing his Spring/Summer 2012 collection which was inspired by the 1962 Hollywood classic What Happened to Baby Jane.

Written by Akeela Bhattay

Paul Costelloe S/S 2012 by Gilly Rochester Butterflies doing cartwheels in my tummy and the feeling that my consciousness has surreptitiously tiptoed away, adiposity wanting to take in everything… right […]

Elisa Palomino design by Hannah Hope

Elisa Palomino: The London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Preview Interview

Fashion designer Elisa Palomino is set to enchant press and buyers alike at London Fashion Week, where she will be showing her S/S 2012 collection at Fashion Scout.

Written by Akeela Bhattay

Elisa Palomino S/S 2012 by Hannah Hope I absolutely adore the fashions of the 1920s and ‘30s, viagra 100mg I love pretty colours and pretty prints and I covet luxurious […]

Fashion Philosophy Fashion Week Poland A/W 2011 in Łódź: Street Style at Off Out Of Schedule shows

The setting for the Off Out Of Schedule shows at Fashion Week Poland was the wondrous tumble down wreck of Bielnik and Elektrownia at Podsiadło Ksiezy Mlyn, once a huge textile mill. Against this beautiful run down backdrop I hunted down the best in Polish street style.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Fashion Week Poland AW 2011. All photography by Amelia Gregory. The Off Out Of Schedule shows at Fashion Week Poland inevitably attracted more of the outrageous characters, about it but […]

Fashion Philosophy Fashion Week Poland A/W 2011 in Łódź: Street Style at Expo

I love seeking out the most intriguingly dressed people at fashion weeks. Here are some of my favourites, with lots of colour blocking present and correct, as well as some inspired vintage styling.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Fashion Week Poland 2011 street style. All photography Amelia Gregory. Finding the most interesting people to take photos of at any fashion week is always a lot of fun, adiposity […]

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 […]

Supermarket Sarah at Selfridges

A little late, but we take a look at Supermarket Sarah's launch party at Selfridges, starring Gabby Young! Illustrations by Madi Illustrates, Sam Parr and Danni Bradford

Written by Ester Kneen

Sally Mumby-Croft at the ACOFI launch with Jonno and Matt. Illustration by Naomi Law. Former Amelia’s Magazine art editor Sally Mumby-Croft has put together a stunning movie reminder of the […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Clements Ribeiro

Clements Ribeiro: ethical fashion meets the catwalk, bringing original prints and vintage features and longer, leaner sillouhettes - with illustrations by Avril Kelly and Jenny Robins!

Written by Akeela Bhattay

Illustration by Avril Kelly Finally escaping the intermittent drizzle, pilule I find myself standing in a beautiful hall within the restored Northumberland House in Trafalgar Square. The ornate ceiling is […]

She and Him

She and Him, Premiere of their New Video

The premiere of the new video for She & Him’s ‘Don’t Look Back’, directed by Jeremy Konner.

Written by Helen Martin

HelpJapanArtSale_Poster She and Him are cool eh? Zooey Deschanel in the vintage clothes I would love in my collection and marvelous fringe, pilule and Matt Ward, wearing his sunglasses and […]

Sugar and spice: Make Lemonade opens vintage fashion pop-up shop

Emete Yarici takes her online vintage fashion world onto the high street with the Make Lemonade pop-up shop. Guest appearances include accessories designers Temitope Tijani and Louise Dungate, prints from Hato Press and a wall from Supermarket Sarah.

Written by Jessica Furseth

gabby-young Emete Yarici by Jenny Lloyd It’s impossible to miss the Make Lemonade pop-up shop as you walk up Chalton Street Market, help with big windows displaying the warm and […]