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Posts Tagged ‘vintage’

An interview with Kim Sklinar, aka Preloved Reloved

Preloved, Reloved is one girl's challenge to wear only recycled, upcycled, vintage and second-hand items for a whole year, to raise awareness of clothing ethics and money for Macmillan Cancer Support…

Written by Matt Bramford

Tania Kowalski was a workshop manager at a well-known contemporary jewellery gallery in London when Synnove Saelthun arrived from New York to join the design team. They soon discovered that they had similar views on design and business ethics, more about cialis 40mg and became good friends. Several years later they started the Oria brand, prescription using Synnove’s design skills and Tania’s production expertise. Synnove is a technically brilliant goldsmith with a passion for design and an eye for detail. Tania is a trained jeweller, viagra with a wide range of experience in the jewellery industry, from design creation through to production. Her expertise includes sourcing ethical materials and ensuring fair business practice.

Tania’s passion for other cultures has led her to visit remote tribes in the Amazon of Brazil, hill tribes in Nepal and the Dogon people of Mali. It was during these travels that she became fascinated with the cultural importance and symbolic meaning of tribal adornment. When designing a new collection, the couple sit down together to discuss what the new collection will symbolise. They research… read more

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Pretty Rubbish: Interview with the eco-couture company, devoted to making bespoke items of recycled fashion

Victoria Geary and Rebecca Goddard - aka Toria and Beck; two countryside dwelling, entrepreneurial women, with enormous talent in making gorgeous, ethical clothes and accessories for both men and women. Meet Pretty Rubbish.

Written by Helen Martin

Illustration by Mina Bach I went to university with Toria and Beck, purchase surrounded by the bright lights that are Cornwall county. I met them in a pub (jovial Jacobs), […]

Exhibition: HIPSTAMATICS at the Orange Dot Gallery, Bloomsbury

The first of its kind, a new exhibition showcases 157 photographs taken by iPhone Hipstamatic app users…

Written by Matt Bramford

Illustration by Emma Block From student life to Vogue fame in one action packed year, here Daisy Knights’ creations have already been snapped up by our most loved style icons […]

Lucy in Disguise Launch Party: With Diamonds VIP Dressing Room

A seductive world of dress-up and make-believe at Lucy in Disguise…

Written by Kate Ingram

muppet-xmas-by-lorraine-nam Illustration by Lorraine Nam When I worked in retail I found that the Christmas cd was despised. It was locked away, side effects the repetition of the jingly notes, […]

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 […]

Frock Me! Vintage Fair at the Brighton Corn Exchange

We have a peruse around Brighton's biggest vintage fair, featuring frocks, accessories and hats galore…

Written by Faye Spiller

Illustration by Rosie Shephard Coming in from a freezing cold Brighton day, here dosage I was welcomed with the warm glow of row upon row of vintage. A cornucopia of […]

The Best of Bust Magazine Christmas Craftacular, London 2010

The Bust Magazine Christmas Craftacular showcased fabulous handmade goodies: and here's my pick of the best, including Vic Lee, Urban Cross Stitch, Seaside Sisters, Andrea Garland, Xiang Zeng and James Ward. Read on to find the perfect Christmas gifts.

Written by Amelia Gregory

All photography by Amelia Gregory. My ability to get out and about has been seriously curtailed over the past few weeks by the need to get

Beautifully Green – a round up of ethical beauty brands for Christmas!

If you're looking for staples to care for your skin during the winter or great Christmas gift ideas, check out our round-up of ethical beauty brands…

Written by Viola Levy

Andrea Garland, capsule illustrated by Cat Palairet If you’re struggling for Christmas gift ideas, sales or just sick of giving and receiving those dreaded ‘smellies’ gift sets produced by high […]

Post-London Fashion Week Interview: Minna

As her stellar new collection launched at this season's London Fashion Week, we caught up with Minna, Finnish fashion designer, to find out what's behind the label and what's up next…

Written by Jemma Crow

Masters of Reality return with their latest mind altered offering to master their, treat cialis 40mg well, reality. Masters of Reality’s sixth and latest record Pine/Cross Dover is a welcome […]

An Evening of Retro Hollywood Glamour at the Victoria & Albert Museum

The V&A transports us back to the golden age of the silver screen, during a very special retro Hollywood glamour-themed Friday Late…

Written by Jemma Crow

Mumford & Sons illustration by Lana Hughes 5. Mumford & Sons Mumford & Sons have had a special piece in my heart for a couple of years now. Having played […]

My Habbit is Not a Hobbit – How to Calculate Your Carbon Footprint

Lira Leirner tries out the Changing Habbits website in an aim to assess her carbon footprint and is surprised by the result…

Written by Lira Leirner

All photography by Maria Domican I was nervous upon arriving at Vintage at Goodwood… Nervous because I had called in sick to work, sickness nervous because I had been hearing […]

Album Review: The Like, Release Me.

Album Review: The Like, Release Me.

The raddest quintet from the Golden State return with a new album and reshuffled line-up, fortunately for us, these L.A scenesters are as much substance as they are style.

Written by David McNamara

It has been five long years since the release of The Like’s debut album Are You Thinking What I’m Thinking? and it has not been an easy time for the […]

A delightful Alice in Wonderland Townhouse Party in Fitzroy Square.

Katie Byrne and Emma Block sample the delights of cupcake classes and Benefit makeovers at the 33 Fitzroy Square Jacques Townhouse Party.

Written by Katie Byrne

Prior to the General Election, Amelia’s Magazine interviewed Amisha Ghadiali about her new project Think Act Vote. As the dust is settles and the Coalition has passed the 100 days […]

Tatty Devine and Supermarket Sarah Launch Party!

Supermarket Sarah joins forces with Tatty Devine at their Brick Lane store in East London, bringing her unique merchandising with her…

Written by Katie Antoniou

Feelin’ hot hot hot… we arrived at the field with a blanket and straw hat, viagra stuff and headed straight to the bar. Queuing for what felt like a life-time […]

An Evening of Vintage Glamour with Powder Room Vintage

Glam Bam Thank You Ma'am - soft lighting, grand architecture and rails swinging full of vintage bargains made for a glamorous evening at the Hotel Du Vin, Tunbridge Wells. Sophie Hill had a quick chat with it's founder, Laura Duret…

Written by Sophie Hill

dannyandthechamps Illustration by Abi Daker If Laura Duret were to open a shop, buy Powder Room Vintage would be it’s name. At present, Laura holds the key to a vast […]

ROKIT Recycled

ROKIT, everybody's favourite vintage store, launches ROKIT Recycled - a new initiative to re-work old vintage fabrics into new, covetable pieces…

Written by Matt Bramford

First, medications case what interested you about Womenswear and subsequently the Womenswear MA at Central Saint Martins? A desire to design clothing for myself I guess is what first drew […]

Graduate Fashion Week 2010: Bath Spa

Bath Spa explode onto the Graduate Fashion Week scene on Tuesday 8 June, with 1920s glitz, European nobilty AND lampshades on heads... AGAIN!

Written by Nina Joyce

Nicola Roberts, dosage illustrated by Jenny Robins So it was time to wrap up what was a pretty crazy week in the form of the Graduate Fashion Week Gala Show. […]

Clothes Moths: Little Agents of Mayhem

Sick of those little buggers that eat all your beloved clothes? Read on for some tips on how to deal with them...

Written by Lucy Wills

Rebecca Thompson’s exquisite stitching played with long hemlines, diagnosis structured trousers and outsized neckerchiefs in this elegantly minimal collection consisting only of grey and white. Knitwear had a strong presence […]

An interview with Emete and Amy from Make Lemonade

We go for tea and have a chat with Amy and Emete from Make Lemonade; vintage shop and fashion blog; about all things fashion, vintage clothing and Beyoncé...

Written by Matt Bramford

Woman in politics by Sandra Dieckmann Illustration by Jenny Robins I didn’t plan on staying up so late on Election night. I had well- meaning plans involving a cup of […]

The Trilby – by Rokit

Rokit, in collaboration with Bailey Hats of Hollywood, stocks a range of Trilby and Porkpie hats which aim to bring Hollywood glamour back to fashion…

Written by Matt Bramford

B 13604 Illustration by Maryanne Oliver Have you ever been to Hollywood? It ain’t what it looks like in the films, adiposity dears. It stinks. When I visited there a […]