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Shadow Catchers: Camera-less Photography at the V&A

A new exhibition at the V&A explores the work of five camera-less photographers, presenting their work together for the first time…

Written by Matt Bramford


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A new exhibition at the V&A - Shadow Catchers - is a beautiful as it sounds. The first of its kind, viagra sale it explores the work of five key camera-less image makers. It was a concept that, find when it popped into the Amelia's inbox, I found hard to get my tiny brain around - photographs? Without a camera? Of course, I'd experimented with making photographic images without a camera at college but the quality of images that the five artists create is astonishing.

The exhibition is in the smaller gallery at the front of the grand building and is somewhat sidelined by the major Diaghilev retrospective, but shouldn't be missed. It's totally inspiring and tackles some thought-provoking concepts. Here's a little look at the five artists that the show focusses on, each… read more

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Fashion Talk: Justine Picardie on Coco Chanel at the Victoria and Albert Museum

Chanel's latest biographer reveals the person behind the Icon, as part of the V&A's Friday Night Lectures.

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

Illustration by Lesley Barnes Coco Chanel, sales the name synonymous with Paris fashion, abortion that has been so carefully cultivated by Karl Largerfield. He feels at times, as if a […]

Exhibition Review: Diaghilev and the Golden Age of the Ballets Russes 1909-1929 at the V&A

Theatre and fashion share the stage in the V&A’s new blockbuster exhibition about the Ballets Russes, showing work by an illustrious roster of artists

Written by Amelie Skoda

I’ve always loved France, abortion click harbouring an intention to learn the French lingo for many years. I’m not being frivolous, page I can assure you. I am able to […]

An interview with Jamie McDermott of The Irrepressibles.

New contributor Andrew Lockwood managed to track down the incredibly talented Jamie McDermott, the man behind The Irrepressibles, a long time favourite band for Amelia's Magazine. Images by Helmetgirl.

Written by Andrew Lockwood

Illustration by Paolo Caravello Illustration by Stephanie Thieullent Illustration by Alia Gargum Illustration by Jo Cheung Illustration by Kellie Black The Irrepressibles by Helmetgirl. If Amelia’s Magazine had a wish […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011: The FAD Junior Awards (again)

My account of this heartwarming awards ceremony from the charity that gives kids the confidence to get into fashion… Am I too old to sign up?

Written by Matt Bramford

Illustration by Joana Faria Nearing the end of fashion week, salve visit this site everyone begins to look forward to a little light relief and a break from running from […]

London Fashion Week: 2010 FAD Junior Awards

A heartwarming ceremony to find the winners of the FAD Junior Awards, a competition to encourage 16-19 year olds to find confidence in fashion. Held at Freemasons' Hall on Monday 20th September 2010.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustration by Abby Wright It’s always a treat at Fashion Week to find that the show you are about to see, decease starting in the next few minutes, is at […]

An Evening of Retro Hollywood Glamour at the Victoria & Albert Museum

The V&A transports us back to the golden age of the silver screen, during a very special retro Hollywood glamour-themed Friday Late…

Written by Jemma Crow

Mumford & Sons illustration by Lana Hughes 5. Mumford & Sons Mumford & Sons have had a special piece in my heart for a couple of years now. Having played […]

Corinne Day 1965 – 2010

Amelia's Magazine pays tribute to Corinne Day, revolutionary fashion photographer who broke the boundaries, pioneered the grunge movement and propelled Kate Moss to fame…

Written by Lauren Smith

ADZ, capsule drug illustrated by Jess Stokes Whilst eco-couture has always been ahead of the times in terms of sustainability, click it’s often been left behind in the style stakes, […]

Vivienne Westwood Shoes, An Exhibition 1973 – 2010, at Selfridges

London's most iconic fashion superstore, Selfridges, presents a whistlestop tour through the archives of Britain's most iconic shoe designer, Dame Vivienne Westwood, charting the history of her fabulous footwear over four decades…

Written by Matt Bramford

Naomi Campbell wears Vivienne Westwood (1993), viagra sale illustrated by Krister Selin It isn’t very often that a specific fashion designer is singularly celebrated for their contributions to fashion; when […]

In Conversation at the V&A: Peter Blake

The V&A presented an evening in conversation with artist Peter Blake, championing the launch of his new book and discussing a range of projects, but don't mention THAT album cover…

Written by Sally Mumby Croft

http://qik.com/video/9048914 A while back I happened to catch a performance by Lissie at the Old Queens Head in Angel. I hadn’t planned on watching her – truth be told, dosage […]

Exhibition: A Concise Dictionary of a Dress

Delve into the corridors of Blythe House and stumble into a small but perfectly formed lexicon of dress

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

Conformist Illustration by Marnie Hollande Blythe House, order once a colossal bustling post office savings bank full of clerks’ activity now stands (almost) empty as a memorial to times past. […]

Fashion in Motion at the V&A: Osman Yousefzada

In the latest in the series of Fashion in Motion events, the V&A presents Osman Yousefzada, with glamour, body-con and contemporary dance!

Written by Matt Bramford

Thumbnail Born Ruffians God Bless Canada. Quietly producing some of the most influential and downright awesome musicians known to all mankind (I’m talking Neil Young, information pills Joni Mitchell, prostate […]

Quilts 1700 – 2010

The Victoria & Albert Museum in London celebrates four centuries of quilts in their latest textiles exhibition

Written by Sally Mumby Croft

alphabeat One lovely spring day in March, ailment I found myself in the company of fellow Amelia’s Magazine writer Satu Fox (see her quilt here) on a trip to see […]

Grace Kelly: Style Icon

A very fashionable tribute to actress turned princess Grace Kelly opens at the Victoria and Albert Museum…

Written by Amelie Skoda

As a movie star-turned-princess, approved Grace Kelly’s fashion choices were always well-documented by the media in her lifetime, and it’s no surprise that the new exhibition of her wardrobe at […]

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Explore the world of Beautiful Soul

How a one-time insurance broker is transforming women's lives, one vintage kimono at a time!

Written by Ali Schofield

The inaugural round of graduates from London College of Fashion’s new MA course entitled Fashion and the Environment, about it site exhibited their findings this weekend within the Southbank Centre’s […]

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Fashion in Motion: Erdem

Held at the Victoria and Albert Museum on Friday 11 December 2009

Written by Matt Bramford

Images throughout courtesy of Matt Bramford. If only every fashion show was held within the V&A’s resplendent Raphael Gallery. Its opulent interior is the perfect setting – from the Renaissance […]

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Tatty Devine launch new central London store in style

Tatty Devine's new boutique in Covent Garden’s Seven Dials is open for business

Written by Ester Kneen

The ExtInked project dreamt up by the Ultimate Holding Company to mark Charles Darwin’s bicentennial birthday is no doubt one of the most unique and amazing projects I’ve heard about […]

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Future Fashion Now at the V&A

Take a peek at the Royal College of Art's latest crop of British designers hoping to make it big in the fashion world!

Written by Rachael Oku

Image features work by Gudrun Kloespch Yesterday I decided to beat the Monday-morning-blues by heading down to leafy SW7 to view the Future Fashion Now exhibition currently showing in fashion […]

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Fashion Listings 16-22 November

Written by Rachael Oku

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Fashion and Ethics – A timely discussion

Victoria and Albert Museum, Tuesday 27th October

Written by Becky Cope

Ciel (photography by Ben@bengold.co.uk) The V&A have a knack for putting on stylish events for the stylishly minded and the “Fashion and…” lecture series was no exception. Taking off in […]