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Le Book 2008 edition dressed by Vivienne Westwood

The fashion industry bible, Le Book , has been dressed by Vivienne Westwood . The British designer has put her skills to design the 2008 London edition, following in the footsteps of Azzedine Alaia, Karl Lagerfeld... Read more »


Marc Jacobs turns to models for his FW08/09 advertising campaign

Marc Jacobs is leaving the realm of celebrity behind for his Fall Winter 2008/09 advertising campaign after choosing to use Victoria Beckham as his spring 2008 face . While Jacobs admits that "the irony and perversity" of... Read more »


French frillies from Fifi Chachnil coming soon to Topshop

If you are a fan of French lingerie designer Fifi Chachnil and her gorgeous pin-up girl frills, then there is good news for you. Chachnil will unveil her first capsule collection for Topshop on 20th July, and the... Read more »


Betty Jackson opens up on dressing our Lord Chief Justice

Earlier this month, we blogged about the modernising of new judicial robes , designed by Betty Jackson , that will soon be hitting our courtrooms. At the time of the unveiling, Jackson's designs had been likened in the... Read more »


"Kate Moss's collection was badly made, stupid and bland," says Roberto Cavalli

When it comes to speaking his mind, Roberto Cavalli doesn't hold back. This has never been more apparent than in a recent interview with the Telegraph 's Celia Walden. Conducted on board Cavalli's luxury yacht in... Read more »


Stella McCartney and Christopher Bailey to hit New York

Stella McCartney has decided to reformat her show structure by offering one show per season. The Brit designer will hit New York on 3rd June and host a garden party at the Jefferson Market Garden in Greenwich Village,... Read more »


Badgley Mischka to launch fine jewelry

The boys at Badgley Mischka seem to be branching out into all areas of fashion lately, first it was a wedding dress line, then a swimwear line (or was it in the opposite order?), and now comes the news that they're branching... Read more »


Alexander Wang in London; hanging out with Alice Dellal

This week keep your eyes peeled for Alexander Wang who is currently in town for a Uniqlo photo shoot with Alice Dellal . While in London he is keeping a daily diary for Style.com , in which he describes a meeting... Read more »


Louise Goldin has her eye on the woolly prize

Young knitwear extraordinaire Louise Goldin is vying to win the prestigious Wool Secretariat Award, recently revived by the Australian Wool Innovation (AWI) . The award, now renamed the Woolmark Prize , was once... Read more »


Dolce & Gabbana store hit by moped raiders

Yet another boutique robbery has hit London's shopping precinct. The Dolce & Gabbana store was hit by thieves on Monday evening who took off with thousands of pounds worth of handbags and accessories. London's... Read more »


Newsflash: Jonathan Saunders on Target for world domination

What a week it has been for Jonathan Saunders ! Not only has he just been made the new creative director at Pollini , but it has also been announced that the British designer is also planning a new range for US... Read more »


Henry Holland and Ben Grimes to judge ASOS.com's LTD 100 design project

Now has never been a better time to be a fashion design student. With so many initiatives and opportunities up for grabs these days, it's a fast-track way for many to get their designs out there and available. ASOS.com... Read more »

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Stella McCartney goes back to Liverpool for special presentation

It is the place where her legendary father was born, and now Stella McCartney will head back to Liverpool along with her autumn/winter '08 collection (pictured left). The designer will host a special presentation of her... Read more »


Marc Jacobs hits London town and London town goes crazy

Our favourite Spongebob-inked designer Marc Jacobs swung by this fair city yesterday, to give a talk at Central Saint Martins. So of course, chaos ensued. According to Vogue.com , tickets apparently had sold out... Read more »


Preen to launch accessories range for spring/summer 2009

Super news for all those Preen fans out there (myself included), the designer duo are launching an accessories line for spring/summer 2009. The couple told the Guardian that if it's a success then we are unlikely to... Read more »


CQ Preview: The goodies on offer at Chanel, Dover Street Market

There was no doubt about it, from the tweed jackets to the Amy Winehouse beehives, Karl Lagerfeld's Metiers d'Arts Paris-Londres collection was English to the max. Now he has harnessed those Brit-centric... Read more »


Marc Jacobs as Andy Warhol on the cover of 'Interview' mag June/July 2008

In a white wig and with stacks of white makeup on his face, Marc Jacobs is barely recognisable on this cover for Interview magazine. Channeling pop artist Andy Warhol (who co-founded the magazine back in 1969) for the... Read more »


Donatella Versace picks Fashion Fringe 2008 finalists

This year's Fashion Fringe finalists have been announced, with Go by a Secret Path, LF Markey, Sarah Easom and William Tempest making the cut. Chaired by Donatella Versace , this year's Fashion Fringe panel also... Read more »


Psst... Is Mischa Barton planning a range for New Look?

Is Mischa Barton the next celebrity designer on the New Look payroll? It seems fairly unlikely, but in this age of celebrity collaborations I suppose anything is possible. The actress's laid back style has... Read more »


Newsflash: Jonathan Saunders and Nicholas Kirkwood snapped up by Pollini

Jonathan Saunders has taken a major step forwards in his career by accepting the role of creative director at Pollini . The Scottish designer replaces Rifat Ozbek , who has led the label for the last four years.... Read more »