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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

‘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 the #warmupcamden hashtag on Twitter and watch the tweets stream in. The best will be turned into scarves, pilule which will be handed out to the homeless and other cold inhabitants of Camden this Christmas.

Once a suggestion has been accepted, this the eager Twitter Knitter volunteers will tweet back, and the contributor can watch their phrase being made into a scarf in a live web feed.

Illustration by Antonia Parker

Twitter Knitter combines knitting, an old craft that has proved its worth through the ages, with the relatively new invention that is Twitter. Ventures such as Twitter Knitter is proving that Twitter can have a purpose other than telling your friends what you had for dinner, boding well for it being more than a fad. The interactive nature of Twitter means we will probably see new and unexpected uses pop up, but the network is already starting to prove it can be valuable for gathering support for a cause, as Amelia Gregory described in her article about the UKuncut demonstrations.

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An interview with Marion Foale of Foale and Tuffin, legendary Sixties knitwear label

Half of sixties legendary label Foale and Tuffin and later to be knitwear queen, Marion Foale, discusses her journey into fashion - from cramped flats to the Kings Road and £400 exclusive cardigans… and how the sixties were oh so fun! 

Written by Helen Martin

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London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Presentation Review: Ada Zanditon (reprise)

Here at Amelia's Magazine we're really rather keen on Ada Zanditon, and this season's presentation at Victoria House on Monday 20th September did not disappoint.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Lu Flux by David Merta. The Lu Flux presentation was one that suffered slightly from inexperience. On arrival at an upmarket Soho members’ club on Greek Street we were ushered […]

An interview with fashion designer David Longshaw

Siobhan Fagan talks to David Longshaw - fashion designer, pattern cutter, illustrator and writer. He reveals how he worked his way up the fashion ladder, talks about the stellar line-up of industry figures he's worked with, and what the future holds…

Written by Siobhan Fagan

Latitude 2010-Ivo Graham Blind Date by Amelia Gregory James Acaster by Kathryn Jones. Over the course of Latitude I saw numerous comedians, online some of whom appeared as comperes on […]