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Posts Tagged ‘Burlesque’

I am on Maternity Leave: Burlesque Baby Bump Photography by Tigz Rice and Pregnancy Illustrations

My first baby is due on April 2nd 2012, and so from now on I shall attempt to take some form of self-initiated maternity leave...

Written by Amelia Gregory

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Is that really a baby in there? Or is it just a giant beach ball? It's hard to believe I am this big, for real.
Photography by Tigz Rice Studios.

Well, the time is nigh…. my due date is approaching with inexorable rapidity, and this baby is definitely going to arrive sometime soon. As a result you may have noticed a drop off in blogs on this website as my nesting instinct inevitably kicks in - the last few months have seen a flurry of activity in a house that up until now has been a workplace. For years back issues of Amelia's Magazine, promotional CDs, look books and other paraphernalia have dominated my home space… but now what used to house my interns has finally become what could be baby's room (still full of boxes and clothes mind you), and my kitchen is no longer of the cheap student variety but rather a clean white affair from IKEA. The plumbing is no longer exploding in a dramatic fashion everywhere, fuses are mostly fixed, the wooden floors have been filled and sanded, I have become obsessed with painting all the walls totally white and the dust is vaguely under control.

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Sorapol AW12 by Joanne Young

Sorapol at Old Vic Tunnels: A/W 2012 Catwalk Review

On Friday 16th March London's newest underground brand brought us a characteristically theatrical catwalk event at the Old Vic Tunnels, attended by a plethora of colourful guests that included Boy George and Jodie Harsh. Sorapol is the brainchild of Sorapol Chawaphatnakul and creative director Daniel Lismore.

Written by Maria Papadimitriou

Sorapol AW12 by Joanne Young I was excited to receive an invite for the A/W 2012 catwalk show of Sorapol because I had heard that the creative director of this […]

Truck Festival 2011: Saturday Review

In our second review of Truck Festival I give you the low down on top new musical discoveries Monument Valley, Trophy Wife and reacquaint you with old school favourites Edwyn Collins and Saint Etienne.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Truck Fest by Cat O’Neil. It’s been six long years since I last attended Truck Festival, look since when boutique festivals with eclectic musical line ups have become two a […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Ziad Ghanem (by Amelia)

Ziad Ghanem presented his romantic gothic collection Never End, Never End, Never End at Fashion Scout on Monday 21st February 2011. With stunning illustrations.

Written by Amelia Gregory

This spring, sales the V&A presents a unique exhibition dedicated the Grand Master Japanese couturier, stuff Yohji Yamamoto. The exhibition will celebrate his life and work, and is the first […]

An interview with fashion designer Fam Irvoll

We talk flamingos, fashion, flowers and fancy cakes with knitwear designer Fam Irvoll…

Written by Florence Massey

Illustration by Dee Andrews Fam irvoll is is a Central Saint Martins graduate with a star studded following including Lady Gaga and Marina Diamandis (remember that pink flamingo dress?). Her […]

Stars of the Cabaret: Review of the Boom Boom Club

The Boom Boom Club cabaret troupe dazzles their audience at the underground Bath House in East London every Thursday night.

Written by Jessica Furseth

This Is The Kit by Kayleigh Bluck I’ve always loved France, visit this harbouring an intention to learn the French lingo for many years. I’m not being frivolous, try I […]

Pre-London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Interview: Ziad Ghanem

Matt Bramford talks to master couturier Ziad Ghanem about breaking the boundaries, his 'family' of alternative models, and *that* Immodesty Blaize moment…

Written by Matt Bramford

JASPER GARVIDA lfw s/s 2011 Rachel Clare Price A selection of Jessie’s corsarges Walking around Broadway Market, approved one cold wintery Saturday, feeling hungry and looking at all the delicious […]

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Interview with Illustrator Tigz Rice before the launch of her new picturebook Bitten

conversation with the amazing Tigz, Bitten is out on the 7th of August 2010 and available for pre-order untill the end of July.

Written by Jenny Robins

Active Child. Photography by Amelia Gregory. The falsetto sounds of Active Child were our new discovery for Saturday morning. American Pat Grossi alone on stage with just his mixer and […]

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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

Central Saint Martins followed swiftly on from the Chelsea College of Art and Design’s graduate collections. I loved the big fluffy creations of this designer. Felipe Rojas Llanos presented blue […]

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 […]

Alternative Fashion Week 2010 at Spitalfields Market: more from Day 5

The final round up from Alternative Fashion Week 2010, including some memorable collections from Cristiane Chaves and Wilfried Pletzinger, and the fabulous models of Waltham Forest College in recycled sock dresses.

Written by Amelia Gregory

latitude festival All photography by Amelia Gregory. Born in Brazil but resident of Milan, no rx Cristiane Chaves brought us a ‘subliminal message of seduction from Italy’ with her Cyberwitch […]