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London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: DAKS (by Nick)

Daks showed first thing on Saturday 19th February at Somerset House. But was it worth getting up so very early? Find out here...

Written by Nick Bain

Bunmi Koko A/W 2011. Photography by Amelia Gregory
Daks A/W 2011 by Maria Papadimitriou
Daks A/W 2011 by Maria Papadimitriou.

Half past six on a Saturday morning will see me in either two places, physician going to bed following a heavy night out, cost or firmly in bed oblivious to the world around. Never will you find me rousing myself from slumber and blindly stumbling into the shower. That is unless its Fashion Week. DAKs is up there with Aquascutum and Burberry as a great heritage brand, so why it gets the painful nine a.m. slot on a the Saturday morning I have no idea. After all, fashion week and the insane parties has only just begun and any intention of this year being good and pacing one’s self has flown out the window by eleven o’clock and/or your third cocktail the night before.

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Ahoy there Amelia’s Magazine! What’s your fave Christmas song?

After yesterday's post on fabulous Christmas songs, here Helen Martin asks contributors of Amelia's Magazine: What's your favourite Christmas song and why?

Written by Helen Martin

Illustration by Lorraine Nam Back with post two on Christmas music. I hope post one was enlightening. Now let’s see what the chaps at Amelia’s Magazine love to listen to […]

Dior Illustrated: René Gruau and the Line of Beauty at Somerset House

A new exhibition at Somerset House explores the close relationship and collaboration between Christian Dior and René Gruau - master fashion illustrator

Written by Nick Bain

Few people have changed the world of fashion and people’s perception of femininity as Christian Dior. Revered in his own lifetime as a fashion god at the forefront of post-war […]

Drawing Fashion at the Design Museum

A new exhibition at the Design Museum explores fashion illustration through the ages: Erté and Lapape in the 1920s, Gruau and Bouché in the 1950s, Antonio Lopez in the 1980s and the modern greats such as Gustafson and Berthoud…

Written by Gavin Mackie

Gareth David Ackland lives and writes in a vibrating triskadekahedron called London. When not writing, here he makes paintings about guilt, colonialism, biodiversity loss, vanity, terrorism, evolution, consciousness and doom, […]

Dispatches: Fashion’s Dirty Secret

A revealing documentary threw light on Britain's sweatshops thanks to an undercover reporter - but will it have enough impact to change Britain's dirty fast fashion habit?

Written by Nick Bain

Illustration by Antonia Parker Saying you work in fashion normally garners one of two reactions: awe with a smidgen of jealousy on the presumption all you do is swan around […]


London Fashion Week A/W 2010 Catwalk Review: Andrew Majtenyi

Andrew Majtenyi presented his debut collection at London Fashion Week

Written by Matt Bramford

As you know Amelia’s magazine love to champion ethical designers, website like this so with this in mind we wondered if you could tell us why you’re compelled to design […]