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Gossypium: an interview with Abigail Petit, founder of the Lewes based ethical clothing company

Back in 2008 Amelia's Magazine worked with textile designer Brie Harrison and Gossypium to create a wonderful Kit Fashion dress and matching bag inspired by old Clothkits designs. Here's an extract with Gossypium founder Abigail Petit from ACOFI.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Vintage fashion, stomach illustrated by Matilde Sazio Vintage shop, price illustrated by Karolina Burdon What gave you the idea for Preloved, Reloved in the first place? Well I always like […]

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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), […]

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Ahoy there Amelia’s Magazine! What’s your fave Christmas song?

After yesterday's post on fabulous Christmas songs, here Helen Martin asks contributors of Amelia's Magazine: What's your favourite Christmas song and why?

Written by Helen Martin

Illustration by Lorraine Nam Back with post two on Christmas music. I hope post one was enlightening. Now let’s see what the chaps at Amelia’s Magazine love to listen to […]

Deptford X Arts Festival 2010: A Review

The Deptford X Festival has been taking place for five years. This year they asked former local boy and Turner Prize nominee Mark Titchner to be the "lead" artist and I was lucky enough to get my own personal guided tour with him...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Felicity Brown Gabrielle dress, online illustrated by Kate Copeland Amidst the commotion of catwalks and exhibitions at London Fashion Week, one website had everyone talking; Young British Designers. Grabbing attention […]

The Fantastic Patrick Wolf

Matt Pinder takes a look at Patrick Wolf's illustrious career to date, along with some of his fashion highlights, and asks - whatever will Patrick do next?

Written by Matt Pinder

thumbnail ross crawford TFL-PENNY You don’t have long left to visit the Cycling in London Exhibition at the London Transport Museum! Bike by Mark Taplin Sorry about that, click it […]

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review – Cycling in London at the London Transport Museum

the top 50 illustrations endorsing cycling in london to be seen in the London Transport Museum untill the 22nd of August

Written by Jenny Robins

ross crawford TFL-PENNY illustration aoi london transport museum You don’t have long left to visit the Cycling in London Exhibition at the London Transport Museum! Bike by Mark Taplin Sorry […]

An interview with Catherine Feeny

Matt Bramford chats to Catherine Feeny about her new album People in the Hole, when she's coming to see us in the UK, and childhood dreams of George Michael…

Written by Matt Bramford

Catherine Feeny, view order illustrated by Emma Block Catherine Feeny is a rather wonderful folky songstress based in Portland, information pills click Oregon. Her third album, remedy People in the […]

Illustrator Interview: Anka Dabrowska

Anka Dabrowska discusses the role of memory within her drawing, fact finding missions and her relationship to the city of Warsaw.

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

Conformist Blythe House, once a colossal bustling post office savings bank full of clerks’ activity now stands (almost) empty as a memorial to times past. Currently the home of not […]

Royal Academy of Arts: Summer Exhibition

The 242nd Summer Exhibition showcases a diverse range of works in painting, sculpture, architecture and film, featuring both unknown and infamous artists…

Written by Naomi Law

Thumbnail Kendal Calling For a festival that is just five years old, rx Kendal Calling has already amassed a kudos rating that belies its youth; (Annie Nightingale remarked simply, “It’s […]

Festival Preview: Kendal Calling

Nestled in the dramatic landscape of the Lake District, Kendal Calling is every inch the boutique festival, with tickets running out fast.

Written by Cari Steel

For a festival that is just five years old, illness Kendal Calling has already amassed a kudos rating that belies its youth; (Annie Nightingale remarked simply, “It’s how festivals should […]

Festival Preview: the Eden Sessions

In the most unexpected (and magical) setting lies a two week festival about to begin, to find out more, you need to step inside the greenhouse.....

Written by Cari Steel

kyla la grange Can it really be a year since the last Glastonbury? Last year, this web for the first time, Climate Camp was given it’s very own space in […]

Change Form Collective Ubiquitous: University of West England (Bristol)’s Fashion Show

The UWE's students present their fashion collections to the folk of Bristol before heading off to Graduate Fashion Week next week... Siobhan Fagan checks it out!

Written by Siobhan Fagan

Thumbnail Lail Arad We are going to try something a bit different and new today. In the spirit of it being a sunny summers afternoon on the best day of […]

Festival Preview: Bestival & Camp Bestival

A look at two of Britain's more interesting festivals, taking place every year on the south coast

Written by Ian Steadman

twoofhearts_sheltercardquilt_lesleybarnes When Lesley Barnes found out about the 4th Annual Animboom Awards animation competition in conjunction with Sesame Street (Blimey, ampoule try saying that fast!), viagra 60mg she just knew […]

Festival Preview: Latitude

Come one, come all, to Suffolk. Suffolk? Yes, Suffolk. There's a really bloody brilliant festival there.

Written by Ian Steadman

Alternative Fashion Week Day 5 2010 Viveka Goyanes All photography by Amelia Gregory. Kim Seoghee may not be Flemish (I’m gonna bet he isn’t) but his work sure as hell […]

Alternative Fashion Week 2010 at Spitalfields Market: a review of Day 5

Day 5 at Alternative Fashion Week got off to a flying start with very different collections from Kim Seoghee, Laura Panter and Laura Fox. Followed by theatrical costume from Sarina Hosking and dandy wear from Viveka Goyanes.

Written by Amelia Gregory

All photography by Amelia Gregory. Kim Seoghee may not be Flemish (I’m gonna bet he isn’t) but his work sure as hell feels the touch of Belgium. With a team […]

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The 2009 Freedom To Create Prize Awards at the V&A

Artists activists earn major exposure with top creative expression awards

Written by Valerie Pezeron

Illustration by Naif Al-Mutawa courtesy of PagetBaker Associates What do you do when your freedom of expression has been seriously hampered? What happens when an artist has to muster all […]

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Earth Listings: 12 – 18 October

Written by Adam S

Radical Nature is an exhibition at the Barbican that explores art and architecture for a changing planet, side effects illness it was held over summer and now next week is […]

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Radical Nature – The exhibition challenging our perceptions in a changing planet.

The pick of the bunch...

Written by Adam S

Charlotte Daffern’s playful statement jewellery borders on the completely eccentric, cheap whilst tackling ideas of gender and national stereotype. The work re-visits the 1950’s as a result of the surge […]

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Shelter House of Cards Exhibition

Haunch of Venison Gallery, London

Written by Cari Steel

Today a group of activists went to London City airport to protest against the the expansion of flights from the airport. A new London to New York flight that only […]

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Fuck Buttons: Stereo, Glasgow: Live Review

Or just start collecting buttons if you'd prefer

Written by Claire Sawers

For me, page the majority of fashion week involved being squished like a sardine in regimented rows watching models strut up and down a well lit runway. While this is […]