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Nicole Farhi awarded CBE from the Queen

Designer Nicole Farhi has certainly had an interesting few weeks. First she is cowardly robbed at knifepoint outside her home, then she is awarded an honorary CBE from the Queen for services to the retail industry. "I... Read more »


Diane von Furstenberg plans first European show

Exciting news from the DVF camp this week with the announcement that Diane von Furstenberg is planning her first European show. The New York-based designer was actually born in Belgium, so in a way it's like a homecoming... Read more »


Oscar de la Renta Cruise S/S '09 collection

Click image to enlarge. At Wednesday night's Oscar de la Renta cruise show, he confirmed what the Christian Dior show told us earlier this week - that wide leg trousers are the pant leg du jour for the... Read more »


Josh Hartnett to front new Emporio Armani fragrance

Gucci may have James Franco , Givenchy has Justin Timberlake and Avon might have nabbed Patrick Dempsey , but Armani has got the yummiest of them all... Josh Hartnett. The star of Pearl Harbour (only let's... Read more »


Beam me up: Lord Chief Justice models new Betty Jackson 'Star Trek' chamber robe

Lordy me! Our courtrooms are about to get a designer makeover with the unveiling of a new judicial robe, designed by Betty Jackson which have been likened to a Star Trek costume , due to its colour coding design. Read more »


Diary date: Book a ticket for an audience with Roberto Cavalli this month

If you are stuck for things to do this month then book yourself a ticket to see Roberto Cavalli talk about his fashion, friends and life at the London College of Fashion. Cavalli is the latest designer invited by The... Read more »


The Scene: we finally corner Henry Holland!

Last night's trendy BT Podshow party at Shoreditch House pulled a crowd of techies, fashionistas and 'slebs that included Alexa Chung, Alice Dellal, Gail Porter, Matthew Horne...and assorted members of the Shiny Media... Read more »


CQ First: Audrey Tautou as Coco Chanel in film biopic

Here is your first look at Audrey Tautou as Coco Chanel in the upcoming biopic Coco avant Chanel (Coco Before Chanel) . It is not the ad campaign in which the French actress will soon front for Chanel's iconic... Read more »


Christian Dior S/S '09 cruise collection

From our US fashion blog, Shiny Style ... John Galliano is currently visiting the States to collect an award from the Savannah College of Art, as well as to present his spring/summer '09 cruise collection for... Read more »


Jean-Paul Gaultier to give his thoughts on Eurovision

I have a love/hate relationship with Eurovision ; some years I watch every stage and others I boycott it like a plague. But always, it is just one of those things you can't seem to avoid year after year, and this year I... Read more »


Breaking news: Biba goes into administration

Cult '60s label Biba has fallen into administration, just two years after being revived. According to reports, its licensee, Michael Pearce , who resurrected the fashion house in 2006, has appointed business advisers... Read more »


Anna Wintour to honour Marc Jacobs at next Met Costume Institute Gala

He may have rocked up two hours late on Monday night (maybe his watch is permanently two hours slow or something), but that won't stop Anna Wintour from honouring Marc Jacobs at next year's Met Costume Institute Gala .... Read more »


Newsflash: Chanel coming soon to Dover Street market

Get excited people, because Chanel is coming soon to Dover Street market! Vogue has revealed that Karl Lagerfeld will set up the temporary store to showcase his Metiers d'Arts Paris-Londres collection... Read more »


Girls Aloud follow Kylie's designer lead with tour costumes by Julien Macdonald

Eat your heart out Madonna , there's a new set of clones cones in town! Girls Aloud have unleashed their latest look - sci-fi warrior chic - on opening night of their new concert tour, Tangled Up , in Belfast. All... Read more »


Preview: Danielle Scutt for Topshop capsule range

Above left to right: Faded jeans (£60), high-waisted denim skirt (£45), denim bomber jacket (£75). Elle UK has a sneak peek of Danielle Scutt's new capsule range for Topshop. We told you yesterday about the... Read more »


Stella McCartney has designs on Scarlett Johansson's wedding dress

Scarlett Johansson may have only been engaged five minutes, but she won't have any problems organising a wedding dress if Stella McCartney gets her own way. The designer has revealed that she would love to create the... Read more »


First look: Jean-Paul Gaultier's tour costumes for Kylie Minogue

There has been lots of talk this week about Kylie Minogue's tour costumes. Like the Spice Girls , Madonna and Lenny Kravitz , the Aussie pop princess has gone designer for her latest world tour, choosing... Read more »


The Scene: Stella McCartney hosts 'The Party' screening, L.A.

Click image to enlarge . With Stella McCartney and Kate Moss currently visiting the States, you know that it's for a very good reason. While Kate was busy promoting the latest Agent Provocateur line over... Read more »


Newsflash: Danielle Scutt to design capsule range for Topshop

To all those Danielle Scutt fans still patiently waiting for a High Street collection from the young London designer, now is the time to start squealing. WWD has revealed that we can expect a 10-piece Topshop capsule... Read more »


Vivienne Westwood and Peaches Geldof are design icons

As unlikely as it appears seeing Vivienne Westwood next to Peaches Geldof at a series of lectures on design icons (where does Peaches fit into this topic exactly?) there they were last Friday being photographed... Read more »