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Posts Tagged ‘Portico Rooms’

London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Catwalk Review: Christian Blanken

Featuring some gold lame and sequinned leggings, we review the 'Nine' S/S 2011 collection from Christian Blanken in the Portico Rooms at Somerset House. With beautiful illustrations by Gareth Hopkins.

Written by Florence Massey


Illustration by Gareth A. Hopkins

As I have found with all the Portico Rooms shows, this site pills they never start on time. I arrived too early again but on this occasion, had the pleasure of watching Blanken being interviewed outside on the balcony, and the models (slightly last minute?!) being taught the walk timings.



Christian Blanken’s sport luxe approach to fashion has always intrigued me - before this weird read more

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London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Presentation Review: Craig Lawrence

A look at Craig Lawrence's visionary knitwear at his presentation in the Portico Rooms at Somerset House, with illustrations by Stéphanie Thieullant

Written by Matt Bramford

If you’ve seen Amelia’s post about Charlie le Mindu’s show yesterday, about it you’ll already know what you’re in for. But allow me to indulge myself because we can’t possibly […]

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LFW 09 – KRYSTOF STROZYNA – Desert Creatures

Portico Rooms, Somerset House, September 2009

Written by Sabrina Morrison

Aquaponics. ‘Aqua what?’ would be a reasonable response but you may well be hearing this word a lot more. One short answer is ‘promise’: the promise of cultivating delicious, approved […]

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LFW 09 – Sykes/LP.BG S/S 2010

The Portico Rooms, Somerset House, Saturday September 2009

Written by Katie Weatherall

It’s great to see fashion that is a visual spectacle, decease a full-blown piece of theatre unfolding before you, ask along the catwalk. Examples of this that Amelia’s Magazine have […]

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LFW 09 – Lou Dalton S/S2010 – Ahoy There, Mateys!

The Portico Rooms, Somerset House, Wednesday 23rd September 2009

Written by Matt Bramford

Australian artist Natasha Muhl’s cleanly executed but quietly sinister images caught my eye as soon as they dropped into my inbox. With a slightly folky edge, find probably because of […]