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Fashion WeeksLondon S/S12 September 16 - 21, 2011 New York S/S12 September 8 - 15, 2011
British Fashion Awards 2011Nov 28, 2011 Sarah Burton named "Designer of the year"
The British Fashion Council has announced Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen as the winner of The British Fashion Awards esteemed 'Designer of the Year' award 2011.
Burton's creative direction at Alexander McQueen has allowed McQueen's legacy to live on while still giving her own twist of creative genius to a collection that has outshone its rivals on and off the catwalk.
In brief: The Winners
Emerging talent award - ready to wear: Mary Katrantzou
Emerging talent award - accessories: Tabitha Simmons
Emerging talent award - menswear: Christopher Raeburn
Accessory designer: Charlotte Olympia
Menswear designer: Kim Jones
Designer brand: Victoria Beckham
Model: Stella Tennant
BFC outstanding achievement in fashion: Paul Smith
Isabella Blow award for fashion creator: Sam Gainsbury
Red carpet award: Stella McCartney
Designer of the year: Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen
New establishment award: Christopher Kane
British style award brought to you by Vodafone: Alexa Chung
Read about the British Fashion Awards 2011 in Style
Why 2012 will be Stella McCartney's year of triumphJess Cartner-Morley | Guardian.co.uk | Nov 22, 2011 That hourglass dress, red-carpet dominance, a London fashion week show, a new flagship store - and the Olympics. Next year has Stella McCartney's name all over it.
The party that Stella McCartney throws every December at her Bruton Street store to celebrate the switching on of her kitsch-chic Christmas windows has become a fashion insider's highlight of the party season.
Read Jess Cartner-Morley's review at Guardian.co.uk
Pippa Middleton's Alexander McQueen bridesmaid dress goes on saleAlicia Waite | Telegraph.co.uk | Nov 21, 2011 A dress almost identical to Pippa Middleton's royal wedding bridesmaid dress has been released online at Net-a-porter today.
The cowl-neck dress, designed by Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen, has only minor differences to the original gown, with a covered zip at the back in place of Pippa's fabric buttons and an alternative finish to the sleeve and neck seams.
Read more at Telegraph.co.uk
Versace for H&MHadley Freeman | Guardian.co.uk | Nov 10, 2011 Versace's new range for H&M was premiered at an event in New York, described by the Guardian's Hadley Freeman as 'possibly grander than any fashion show, ever'. Prince and Nicki Minaj were among the celebrities who were front row at the event, which showcased big and bold designs typical of Donatella Versace. The range hits stores on 17 November 2011 and will also be available online.
View the gallery at Guardian.co.uk.
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H&M presents Versace ... on the cheap.
Versace at H&M: opulence at cut price.
Street fashion in South AfricaGuardian.co.uk | Nov 2, 2011 In her new book, New African Fashion, style writer Helen Jennings attempts to explore the real face of style across Africa.
View the gallery at Guardian.co.uk.
Tara Lynn is not a French model, but did grace the cover of French ELLEAngela, Oct 10, 2011 In March 2010 Tara Lynn appeared in the ground breaking French addition of Elle back in March 2010 heralding the increase of plus size models in women's glossy magazines.
The issue was a special curvy issue with pictures of plus size models Tara Lynn, Big Beauty and Johann Dray in a 32 page spread. Since appearing in Elle, Tara Lynn has also celebrated her curves in Vogue Italia and Glamour Magazine. Tara has also modeled for navabi and La Redoute.
Read Tara's story at Plus-size-Tall.com. DAILY RECORD
Amber AndersonAnnie Brown, Sep 11, 2011 Famous pal helps teenage face of Burberry calm her nerves on red carpet.
THE teenage face of top brand Burberry has hailed supermodel Erin O'Connor for steering her through a red-carpet ordeal.
Amber Anderson, who has just signed deals with the clothing firm and Kenzo perfume, realised her career had taken off when she emerged from a tube station to see herself 30 feet high on a billboard in Knightsbridge, London.
Exclusive by Annie Brown, Sunday Mail . . . Dailyrecord.com.
Pre collections 2011Aug 8, 2011 Before we get to the end of summer and before we get into autumn/winter, we have the pre-collections - hitting the shop floors right now.
Vogue takes a look . . . Check them now at vogue.com.
The fashion Line-upAug 5, 2011 Office essentials Does dressing for the office give you a headache? Well it's time to get acquainted with French Connection's Classics Collection Channel French style with labels from across the water.
New nail polishJul 31, 2011 "From a dark Dior delight to something Deceptive by Topshop"
See them at guardian.co.uk.
Golden NuggetsJul 29, 2011 Golden nuggets - in pictures
Give your wardrobe an edge with a flash of precious metal. View the slideshow at the guardian.
Fashion briefingJul 25, 2011 A weekly update on who to watch and what to wear in the world of fashion.
The fashion briefing - in pictures from the Guardian. Gucci, Gap and Ryan Gosling - the week's hottest fashion trends.
Prada Resort Collection 2012Jul 21, 2011 Prada, one of fashion's most influential labels has unveiled their latest resort collection for 2012.
Described by Prada HQ as female classics done the Prada way- otherwise known as "it's-wrong-but-it's-right and it-doesn't-go-but-it-does". Simon Chivers of The Guardian selects his top 10 pictures from the collection in this slideshow.
Chivers comments on this item "Polka dots. Totally back. Totally off-taste. Totally Prada". Visit the slideshow at the guardian.
Calvin Klein's Naked Glamour campaign with Lara Stone unveiledJul 14, 2011 US fashion label Calvin Klein reveals its latest advertising campaign featuring the curvaceous beauty, Lara Stone.
Dutch model, Lara Stone smoulders in the new campaign for Calvin Klein's new Naked Glamour lingerie collection in the shops at the end of August. ". . . her quirky yet classic look and curvaceous figure has seen her maintain her place as a favourite with labels on both sides of the Atlantic; for spring/summer 2011 . . ." Find the full story at Telegraph.co.uk.
Jean Paul Gautier - backstageSpring/Summer, 2011 A look behind the scenes as Gautier's runway models prepare for the Spring/Summer collection.
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