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Posts Tagged ‘surrealist’

Liz Black: London Fashion Week A/W 2014 Presentation Review

For her Fashion Meets Paranoia presentation avante garde designer Liz Black called on the ideas of the Surrealists. At Freemasons' Hall on Saturday 15th February 2014.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Liz Black A/W 2014 by Karolina Burdon

Liz Black A/W 2014 by Karolina Burdon.

For Fashion Meets Paranoia designer Liz Black once again explored the more conceptual end of fashion, this time visiting the world of the surrealists to present an engaging showcase where models posed and pouted with fake moustaches, lobster eyebrows and eyes painted on carefully placed hands. These accessories were an echo of the clothing. When I watched the presentation it was the puffy lips skirt dress which stole the show, shown alongside an A-line caramel leather dress with a gigantic horn-like moustache chest embellishment. With these more outrageous garments Liz Black showed simpler A-line dresses and separates that adhered to her minimalist aesthetic, in a tasty palette of gold, jade and blood red.

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Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas by Designer Makers: 2014

Wonderful ideas for Valentine's Day: including unusual card designs, jewellery (of course!), fine art prints, bone china and clothing.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Valentine’s card by Jenny Robins. It’s coming up to that time of year again… when the romantics amongst us express love through a special card or thoughtful gift. I’ll be […]

Pick Me Up 2011 at Somerset House: a review

The Pick Me Up Contemporary Graphic Art Fair returns to Somerset House for another 10 day run less than a year after 2010's very successful inaugural event. Here's my pick of the crop, and thoughts about the exhibition.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Most illustrations by Jenny Robins. I got photographed on my way in to Somerset House (in my jumble sale Sheepskin coat belonging to my sister and waistcoat from H&M Kids […]

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Angels of Anarchy at Manchester Art Gallery

Contributor Amina Khan investigates female artists' contribution to the Surrealist movement

Written by Amina Khan

Courtesy of George and Betty Woodman and Marian Goodman Gallery, pills New York When I hear the word Surrealism, for sale instantly the likes of Salvador Dali, approved André Breton, […]

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An Interview with Yang Du, Surrealist Fashion Designer.

London Town, that creative chestnut.

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

No rest for the wicked or the socially and politically minded, seek this week ends with another action packed weekend with the anarchist bookfair and the 350: International Day of […]

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Written by Sabrina Morrison

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