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Know, see, do, read: for the fashioniser’s weekend

Misquotations to quote during all those dinner party conversations (just don’t misquote the misquotations), animals you never knew existed, rare natural phenomenon and how to look great in photos. Plus in our weekend reads, the story behind the real-life Bling Ring and how Sarah Burton became fashion royalty. After the break, a fashioniser’s guide to the weekend.

5 weekend reads: Anna Dello Russo’s 4,000 pairs of shoes

Kate Middleton, it is observed, can make a product sell out in seconds. But is she squandering the opportunity to more deeply influence the new generation’s views of the Monarchy? Meanwhile, Anna Dello Russo and Peter Dundas talk about female empowerment, Pucci, and of course, shoes, and a new book looks at the darker side of Jazz Age flapper icons. After the break are five…

McQueen’s dominatrix meets Snow White

Blaming the Royal Wedding for an enforced reference to Kate Middleton every time Sarah Burton is spoken of seems very legitimate. A historic wedding dress that reassured the longevity of the lace trend, Burton has put an additional bookmark in the house of McQueen. When Alexander McQueen‘s autumn / fall 2011 collection strutted down the runway at Paris fashion week, early this year, traces of…
Alexander McQueen A/W '11
Alexander McQueen A/W '11
Alexander McQueen A/W '11
Alexander McQueen A/W '11
Alexander McQueen A/W '11
Alexander McQueen A/W '11
Alexander McQueen A/W '11
Alexander McQueen A/W '11

The Royal Wedding Dress at Buckingham Palace

I’m no royalist. I’m not even a particularly big fan of Kate Middleton – sorry, the Duchess of Cambridge. But I have to admit that I really enjoyed The Royal Wedding Dress: A story of Great British Design, the exhibition currently on at Buckingham Palace. Last Saturday I went down and joined the hordes of tourists, audio guide headset in place, to meander through the…

WIN: £300 shopping spree at Laura Ashley

It’s not just bridal wear trends the royal wedding has been influencing. With an understated sense of style that’s expected to flourish under the public eye, Kate Middleton, now the Duchess of Cambridge, is an inspiration for how to pick those classic pieces. The kind of pieces instrumental to building your curated wardrobe. And what better way to start than with a £300 voucher for…

Lanvin Blanche: a different kind of bride

There’s been a fascination – nay, an obsession – with all things bridal in the lead-up to and now the wake of the Royal Wedding. And as such our inboxes have been flooding with more wedding-related press releases, pictures, and ‘get-the-look’ pitches than would normally be garnered in an entire year. One stands out as well worth bringing to your attention: poles apart from the…
Lanvin Blanche S/S '11 Bridal Look Book
Lanvin Blanche S/S '11 Bridal Look Book
Lanvin Blanche S/S '11 Bridal Look Book

How the Royal wedding dress will influence trends

It’s more Princess Grace than Diana, Princess of Wales (for which a billion people breathe a collective sigh of relief) – and the wedding dress worn by Kate Middleton will, beyond a shadow of a doubt, be all kinds of influential. Designed by Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen the dress manages to strike that fine and perfect balance between intricate detail and understated refinement, being…
Royal Wedding 2011
Royal Wedding 2011
Royal Wedding 2011

Make-up fit for a Royal Wedding

Oh the hysteria of a Royal Wedding. Even the most hardened republican would find it hard not to wave a monarchist flag in the spread of Brit-love which has flooded the world. And whilst we wait in anticipation to see who has dressed Miss Middleton on the big day, easily as important will be the beauty choices for her face. Because inevitably where Kate goes…
Lara, Freja & Natalia: Vogue UK May 2011 - covers
Lara, Freja & Natalia: Vogue UK May 2011 - covers
Lara, Freja & Natalia: Vogue UK May 2011 - covers

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