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Posts Tagged ‘Matt Bramford’

Yifang Wan, Fashion Scout Merit Award Winner: London Fashion Week A/W 2013 Catwalk Review

Merit Award winner Yifang Wan proved why she'd earned Fashion Scout's highest accolade at the Freemasons' Hall on Saturday 16 February…

Written by Matt Bramford


Yifang Wan A/W 2013 by Gabriel Ayala

Fashion Week A/W 2013 got off to a cracking start on Friday, for anybody who actually turned up. I didn't, thanks to the effects of an anti-Valentine's cocktail binge, instead spent the evening in bed with fish and chips and half a bottle of Rioja. So it was Saturday morning where my season started, heading as I did to this season's Fashion Scout Merit Award winner - Yifang Wan.



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Valentino: Master of Couture at Somerset House

In a new major exhibition in the Embankment Galleries, Somerset House celebrates fifty years of the Grand Emperor of Couture, Valentino Garavani…

Written by Matt Bramford

Valentino A/W 2005 by Krister Selin A recent viewing of the documentary Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has To Travel, a film dedicated to the infamous fashion editor’s pioneering feats, highlighted […]

Hartnell to Amies: Couture by Royal Appointment at the Fashion and Textile Museum

In a new blockbuster exhibition, the Fashion and Textile Museum celebrates British couturiers Norman Hartnell, Hardy Amies and Frederick Fox: tailors of the golden age of British couture.

Written by Matt Bramford

Norman Hartnell by Gemma Champ 2012 has been a pretty regal year in the UK, from the pomp and ceremony of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee to Queen Liz (sort of) […]

Fashion Film: Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel

A new film celebrates the life of legendary fashion icon Diana Vreeland, exploring her friendship with Chanel and her work at Harper's Bazaar and the Metropolitan Museum of Art…

Written by Matt Bramford

Diana Vreeland by Maya Beus ‘When we think about an iconic person, an editor; we always say Diana Vreeland’. A pretty bold opening statement launches this fashion film, but by […]

Osman: London Fashion Week S/S 2013 Catwalk Review

Who loves bright colours? Osman loves bright colours! Perhaps the worst subtitle ever, but I can't think of anything else at this stage. I did very much enjoy his show in the BFC tent on the evening of Tuesday 18 September, though…

Written by Matt Bramford

Osman S/S 2013 by Krister Selin And so it was to Osman to ‘close’ my fashion week, as it were. It was getting late on the Tuesday and, frankly, I […]

Kinder Aggugini: London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review

Milanese fashion designer Kinder Aggugini opened the BFC tent on Saturday 14 September with a girly gingham-fest and a poptastic soundtrack…

Written by Matt Bramford

Kinder Aggugini S/S 2013 by Emma Reynolds After salivating and sweating at the Sister by Sibling salon show, I headed to the main tent to catch Kinder Aggugini‘s S/S 2013 […]

Sister by Sibling: London Fashion Week S/S 2013 Catwalk Review

Punks, dayglo and Poly Styrene - it was a riot at Sister by Sibling's Saturday morning salon show at Somerset House on 15 September…

Written by Matt Bramford

Sister by Sibling S/S 2013 by Antonia Parker On the Saturday morning of fashion week I cycled to Somerset House. It was such a sunny, cool morning that I couldn’t […]

KTZ: London Fashion Week S/S 2013 Catwalk Review

This season KTZ looked to Art Nouveau, William Morris and Harajuku girls for their inspiration, resulting in a breathtaking collection as always - shown on Friday 14 September at Somerset House.

Written by Matt Bramford

KTZ S/S 2013 by Krister Selin After the Felder Felder show I trekked from Somerset House to Goldsmith’s Hall over by St Paul’s to catch PPQ. As is standard, the […]

Felder Felder: London Fashion Week S/S 2013 Catwalk Review

A grown-up collection with a hint of rock n' roll, the Felder sisters showed their S/S 2013 offerings at Somerset House on Friday 14 September with a special guest performance by Kate Nash…

Written by Matt Bramford

Felder Felder S/S 2013 by Claire Kearns So it’s bloody fashion week again! Comes around quickly, doesn’t it? Every six months, in fact. I hadn’t allowed myself to get too […]

London 2012: The XXX Olympic Games

Seven years in the making, the London 2012 Olympic Games FINALLY begin this evening. Here's our illustrated guide, with some surprises, too…

Written by Matt Bramford

Olympic Gymnastics by Lucy Palmer Tonight’s the night. After what has quite possibly been the longest warm up for anything to happen ever, seven years in the making, the 30th […]

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Treasure: London Jewellery Week 2012 Show Review

During London Jewellery Week, 11-17 June 2012, we went along to Treasure at Somerset House to check out the best in contemporary jewellery from the UK and Europe, including Amelia's Magazine old friends Tatty Devine and Imogen Belfield.

Written by Maria Papadimitriou

Grace Hamilton at Treasure by Claire Kearns Being a jewellery designer myself I was thrilled to have an invitation to the press view of Treasure at Somerset House during London […]

Graduate Fashion Week 2012 Gala Awards Ceremony Part Two: Menswear, Womenswear and the Gold Award

Here's the second part of our Gala Show review - featuring the most coveted prizes and the show's climax - the Gold Award!

Written by Matt Bramford

Chloe Jones by Joseph Larkowsky …And so with the rest of the awards presented and the crowds cheering at maximum volume, it was time for the most coveted awards of […]

Graduate Fashion Week 2012 Gala Awards Ceremony: Part One

Graduate Fashion Week 2012 came to a stylish climax with a celeb-filled Gala Awards Show on Wednesday 13 June…

Written by Matt Bramford

Matthew Williamson by Ruth Joyce Twelve hundred students descend on Earls Court Two for Graduate Fashion Week every year. About a quarter of them get the opportunity to showcase their […]

UCA Rochester: Graduate Fashion Week Catwalk Review

Visionary knitwear, digital prints and excellent menswear reigned at the UCA Rochester Graduate Fashion Week show, presented at Earls Court Two on Tuesday 12 June.

Written by Matt Bramford

Graduate collection by Elisabeth Boström UCA Rochester is always a hot ticket at Graduate Fashion Week. It usually takes a late evening slot, so there’s always a more ritzy atmosphere. […]

Northumbria University: Graduate Fashion Week 2012 Catwalk Review Part 2

Here's our second round-up from the Northumbria University Graduate Fashion Week show from Sunday 10 June, featuring more incredible menswear and some treats for women, too…

Written by Matt Bramford

Gary Wilson by Janneke de Jong Here’s our second round-up of Northumbria’s incredible fashion line-up this year. It just kept on coming… Kathryn Iddon All photography by Matt Bramford Kathryn’s […]

Northumbria University: Graduate Fashion Week 2012 Catwalk Review Part 1

In the first of two parts, here's our round-up of Northumbria University's latest fashion offering, shown at Graduate Fashion Week on Sunday 10 June. BOY it was good…

Written by Matt Bramford

Graduate collection by Emily Edge It will be ten whole years in September since I started university at Northumbria University in Newcastle. Gulp. However old I may feel, I’m still […]

Donna Summer 1948 – 2012

We pay tribute to the undisputed Queen of Disco and five-time Grammy award-winning legend Donna Summer.

Written by Matt Bramford

Donna Summer by Naomi Ryder Rumours had been circulating all year that undisputed Queen of Disco, matriarch of the 12″ record and five-times Grammy award-winning Donna Summer would perform at […]

Oliver Spencer: London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Menswear Catwalk Review

Oliver Spencer is cool. Here's his A/W 2012 collection, presented at Somerset House on Wednesday 23 February. Oh, and it's my last post. Whoop!

Written by Matt Bramford

Oliver Spencer A/W 2012 by Gabriel Ayala I hadn’t spent much time this London Fashion Week at the main show space at Somerset House – the big tent they plonk […]

James Small: London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Menswear Catwalk Review

KATE MOSS! KATE MOSS! Yeah, saw her last year, Pals. James Small presented his 'Dark Arctic' A/W 2012 collection in the grander salon at Vauxhall Fashion Scout on Wednesday 22 February.

Written by Matt Bramford

James Small A/W 2012 by Krister Selin Last season I got myself into a bit of a state at the James Small show, solely because fashion superhero Kate Moss was […]

Ones to Watch Men: Joseph Turvey and Bodybound: London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Menswear Catwalk Review

In the second of our Ones to Watch Men reports, check out Joseph Turvey's wonderfully illustrated collection and Bodybound's buff blokes. Hubba hubba! It was a hive of talent at Fashion Scout on Wednesday 22 February…

Written by Matt Bramford

Bodybound A/W 2012 by Tom Colmans It’s funny – I woke up on London Fashion Week‘s menswear day thinking ‘I would love to see a man in a gold lamé […]