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Portfolio: an interview with illustrator Gabriel Ayala aka Gaarte

Meet Brookyln based fashion illustrator Gabriel Ayala, who has created many beautiful illustrations for Amelia's Magazine under his pseudonym Gaarte. Here he describes his everyday life, inspirations and must haves for a creative session.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Nova Chiu A/W 2013 by Gaarte

Nova Chiu A/W 2013 by Gaarte.

Fashion illustrator Gabriel Ayala is based in New York, from where he has been contributing regularly to Amelia's Magazine for several years. We always look forward to his idiosyncratic and often spectacular depictions of runway looks from the London Fashion Week shows, and thought it was about time we caught up with the enigmatic illustrator better known as Gaarte.

Ekaterina Kukhareva S/S 2014 by Gaarte

Ekaterina Kukhareva S/S 2014 by Gaarte.

How did you get into fashion illustration?
I first came into contact with fashion illustration through a book in the library at KCC (Kingsborough Community College). This was 10 years ago. I remember flipping through the pages of this book and when I landed on George Stavrinos's page I just feel in love. By the next semester, I was at FIT… read more

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Mich Dulce launches her new Saints and Sinners S/S 2012 hat collection at No-One

A wonderful new millinery collection from Filipino designer Mich Dulce, hand crafted in woven T'nalck by the T'Boli people of the Philippines.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Mich Dulce S/S 2012 Saints and Sinners. All photography by Amelia Gregory. Last night I went to the launch of Mich Dulce‘s new hat collection, side effects Saints and Sinners, […]

Eco Fashion by Sass Brown: A Review

Laurence King have published a guide to ethical fashion design by Sass Brown, herself a fashion designer and lecturer. But how does it stack up against my own book on ethical fashion? Here's my review.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustration by Abigail Wright I have always been fascinated with analogue photo booths. I have vivd memories as a child – the excitement and anticipation, malady pulling ridiculous faces, find […]