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Posts Tagged ‘Faye West’

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Presentation Review: Teatum Jones

You can't help but get all emotional when designers get a presentation right in this miserable financial climate. Teatum Jones did just that: putting on a great show at the RSA on Friday 16th September 2011.

Written by Matt Bramford


Teatum Jones S/S 2012 by Faye West

On Friday afternoon I took myself up the Strand to the RSA's grand London venue, viagra 60mg a little past the Savoy. It's a bloody nightmare trying to get up the Strand these days. You're either barging tourists out of the way with your London Fashion Week tote bag or stopping to give them directions. I hate that Londoners have such a mean reputation when it comes to tourists so I always smile and say 'yes, the Ly-SEE-um is just that way, m'love' and save my expletives until they're out of earshot.

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À La Disposition: The London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Preview Interview

American husband and wife team Lynda and Daniel Kinne talk us through their upcoming S/S 2012 collection, and explain why they've relocated to London! With special sneak preview illustrations.

Written by Amelia Gregory

technology will save us stall Simian Mobile Disco has made a career of writing sharp, case economic dance tracks. Their release last year of Temporary Pleasures showed that they could […]

Montreal Museum of Fine Arts – The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk

If you find yourself in Montreal then you should get along to the Jean Paul Gaultier retrospective show. But if you can't get to Canada then here's a host of fab illustrations for you to enjoy instead.

Written by Amelia Gregory

John Paul Gaultier by Melissa Kime. Since June the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts has been running the first ever international exhibition devoted to the celebrated French couturier Jean Paul […]

Beautiful Soul collaborates with ACOFI illustrator Faye West for A/W 2011: Painting by Numbers

English Rose meets Japanese style in the new collection from Nicola Woods, which features heritage tailored coats made from British wool and some delightful printed silk dresses featuring designs from ACOFI illustrator Faye West.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Swallow and Dog Rose print design for Beautiful Soul by Faye West. Painting by Numbers is the A/W 2011 collection from Beautiful Soul, click featuring gorgeous textile prints put together […]

Album review and interview – Mechanical Bride: Living With Ants

Her debut album came out a few weeks back - Living With Ants is a haunting feast for the senses, full of jazz and classical inflections. Please welcome Lauren Doss, aka Mechanical Bride.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Mechanical Bride by Sam Parr. Her debut album came out a few weeks ago and she’s been busy promoting it since then, adiposity but I’ve finally managed to secure an […]

An interview with Stylusboy

Meet new folk wonder Steve Jones, aka Stylusboy. Hailing from Coventry he makes beautifully sweet tunes. His Whole Picture EP is out now.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Stylusboy by Giles Mead. Sometimes I get contacted by wonderful musicians out of the blue, find and so it was with Steve Jones of Coventry. An email, a link to […]

An interview with Tim Plester, director of Way of the Morris

Way of the Morris premieres as part of the London International Documentary Festival at the Barbican on Sunday 15th May. Director Tim Plester eloquently guides us through the making of this lovely film about Morris Dancing.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Way of the Morris by Rosemary Cunningham. Actor and film director Tim Plester has produced a beautiful documentary film inspired by his childhood antagonism towards the reignited Adderbury village cult […]

An interview with Oak fine fairtrade jewellers

We catch up with Jo-Anne Owdud and Parul Tolentino, owners of Oak: a fine jewellery boutique selling gorgeous forest inspired Fairtrade jewellery. Lovely.

Written by Hannah Bullivant

Illustration by Faye West The inspiration behind Oak jewellery is evident in its name. Delicate leaf motifs, cialis 40mg woven twigs and acorn designs abound, all inspired by the mighty […]

The Royal Wedding in Illustrations: Kate, Wills and the rest of the guests

Continuing my round up of Royal Wedding themed illustrations, this time including many of the family and guests as well. Roll up roll up...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Kisstch Wedding by Faye West. Continued from my first Royal Wedding blog post here… Kate and Wills For Ever by Sarah Arnett. Carole Middleton by Fi Blog. Miriam in Coral […]

All aboard the Craftivist Collective and Climate Rush campaign to end excessive train fares!

UK train fares are some of the most expensive in Europe, and they are about to rise further, at great cost to both people and planet. The Craftivist Collective and Climate Rush are taking a stand.

Written by Hannah Bullivant

Train Illustration by Alison Day I love trains. I’m actually sat on one right now, nurse as I write. The sun is just beginning to set and the pylons are […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Illustrated Menswear Day Round-Up

Here's (what I think is) our FINAL London Fashion Week post. I bloody hope so, anyway. It's an illustrated romp through menswear day, featuring the Fashion East Menswear Installations and much, much more!

Written by Matt Bramford

C/Bruerberg A/W 2011 by Karla Pérez Manrique. Four menswear designers in one fell swoop: Fashion Scout’s Ones to Watch Men was the first of its kind and my last fashion […]

An Interview with Kee Boutique, purveyor of vintage and handmade clothing and accessories…

Kee Boutique is a Leeds based vintage and handmade clothes shop based in a gorgeous 1930’s art deco building. The owner sources vintage dresses, makes clothes from second hand fabric and then sells them through a number of different channels. Jealous?! Moi?!...

Written by Hannah Bullivant

Kee Boutique 1 Michelle Urvall Nyrén Kee Boutique illustration by Faye West Lately, rx I’ve been thinking a lot about what I want to do with myself. You know, order […]

Dame Elizabeth Taylor 1932 – 2011

Here's our illustrated tribute to Hollywood legend, silver screen icon and humanitarian Dame Elizabeth Taylor.

Written by Matt Bramford

THUMB Kee Boutique 2 Michelle Urvall Nyrén Kee Boutique illustration by Faye West Lately, salve I’ve been thinking a lot about what I want to do with myself. You know, […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Presentation Review: Designers Remix (by Amelia)

A brilliant presentation idea from Designers Remix by Charlotte Eskildsen, held in the Portico Rooms of Somerset House on Sunday 20th February 2011.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Michael Van Der Ham A/W 2011. Photography by Amelia Gregory Michael Van Der Ham A/W 2011 by Jenny Lloyd. Michael Van Der Ham was held at the New Gen space […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Showroom Review: EcoLuxe

Eco Luxe is a luxury ethical fashion showcase which occurs twice a year and corresponds nicely with London Fashion Week. It has doubled in size since last year with an impressive collection of talented, ambitious designers all slightly squished under one roof. With illustrations by Andrea Kearney, Faye West and Fritha Strickland.

Written by Hannah Bullivant

Samantha Cole A/W 2011 by Madi Samantha Cole A/W 2011 by Avril Kelly. I am not a big fan of all black outfits so a show entirely consisting of unrelenting […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Georgia Hardinge (by Amelia)

Former Ones to Watch designer Georgia Hardinge presented a strong solo catwalk collection at Freemasons Hall on Saturday 19th February 2011. Read on for more...

Written by Amelia Gregory

roman-baths Georgia Hardinge A/W 2011 by Rebecca Strickson. I think I might have been unfairly harsh about Georgia Hardinge last season: I take it all back. This was an extraordinary […]

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London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Emilio de la Morena (by Helen)

The audience perched on benches at the BFC tent on Tuesday afternoon, beheld a strong, feminine silhouette. in a demure palette; bar the bright and beautiful RED.

Written by Helen Martin

I know that folk music isn’t all organic, store illness whole foods, order and love – or indeed deep lust – buried in a haystack. Happy all day, ed before […]

Seedy Sundays: Get ready to plant something new and exciting in your garden!

We talk to dedicated organiser Sara Cundy about the growing Seed Swap phenomenon, and why swapping seeds preserves biodiversity.

Written by Faye West

Rachel Freire S/S 2011, troche illustrated by Krister Selin ‘I’m terrible at interviews’ I announce shortly after arriving at Rachel Freire‘s East London studio. A bit of a melodramatic introduction, […]

Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration launch party illustrations: meet more illustrators!

The final bunch of illustrations from my ACOFI launch party covers a host of evening guests - by Natsuki Otani, Erica Sharp, Lesley Barnes, Yelena Bryksenkova, Gemma Milly, Abigial Daker, Emma Block, Faye West, Gareth A Hopkins, Jo Cheung, Kellie Black, Lisa Stannard, Natasha Thompson, Katie Harnett, Karina Yarv and Ani Saunders.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Zarina Liew at work My wonderful girls, rx Rosie and Harriet of Tatty Devine, sick who created the lovely Cutlass Necklace for my party. Zarina Liew looked oh so casual […]

Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration (ACOFI) Launch Party – In Pictures – Night!

A week on, have a look at the story of the ACOFI night launch in pictures, featuring all our guests, 6 Day Riot, the Pipettes, Will from the Mystery Jets and much more!

Written by Matt Bramford

Illustrator Naomi Law and Amelia’s Mag contributor Jessica Furseth The fabulous 6 Day Riot 6 Day Riot lead singer Tamara The Scout Hut at 123 Bethnal Green Road Illustrator Joana […]