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Bespoke suits by Thom Sweeney
Bespoke Men's Suits

Bespoke suits by Thom Sweeney

Whether bespoke, made-to-measure or ready-to-wear, the process starts with a conversation. They’ll listen to your needs and give you a drink before offering their expertise.

Gucci Cruise 2017 - the English Mania
The dandy style

Gucci Cruise 2017 - the English Mania

Gucci Cruise 2017, whose creative director is Alessandro Michele, consists of 87 visions, which are in the spirit of Michael Fish. Fashion for young people not yet recognized in the matrix of conformism and the constant social sex, whatever that means. The outfits are charming, remembering the British impulse - non-ideological dandy Alessandro Michele says: “Men's Cruise collection was an excellent occasion to outline my vision for eccentricity. It started from My enormous passion for England, I tried to describe what is happening in my imagination, which often reveals aesthetics very similar to English fashion."

ERDEM X H&M in designer collaboration
Collections

ERDEM X H&M in designer collaboration

H&M will team up with London-based label ERDEM for this year’s designer collaboration. Find out what the label’s founder has to say about the upcoming collection.

Dugdale Bros - a high quality manufacturer of fabrics
Menswear fabrics

Dugdale Bros - a high quality manufacturer of fabrics

Dugdale Bros & Co are cloth merchants based in the very centre of Yorkshire's worsted industry despatching fine cloth from an imposing historic headquarters building in Huddersfield.

British tailored suits by Guy Field
Bespoke Men's Suits

British tailored suits by Guy Field

Christopher Field is no stranger to the idea of craftsmanship. From a very early age, his creativity emerged in its first instance in the form of being a prolific artist. An Art Scholar at school, Christopher went on to Art College to study both painting and freehand drawing - equally at home with working on portraits and landscapes. It is with this acute eye for detail and observation that tailoring became a huge interest.

British Fashion Council announces NEWGEN recipients for 2017 / 2018
Competitions & awards

British Fashion Council announces NEWGEN recipients for 2017 / 2018

The British Fashion Council (BFC) today celebrates the fifteen emerging designers who will receive NEWGEN support for the year ahead. Following the announcement of a new format, NEWGEN sponsorship is now awarded annually to both menswear and womenswear designers who will show at either London Fashion Week Men’s or London Fashion Week.

The new British Vogue Editor is a man - for the first time in history
Fashion magazines and books

The new British Vogue Editor is a man - for the first time in history

Eduard Enninful, who will depart his current position as fashion and style director of W Magazine to take up his new position on August 1, revealed that he was "most excited to tell my father about my appointment. He immigrated to England from Ghana with my mother and six children."

Agi & Sam presented Fall/Winter 2017 collection during London Fashion Week Men's
Menswear collections

Agi & Sam presented Fall/Winter 2017 collection during London Fashion Week Men's

In partnership with The Woolmark Company, British label Agi & Sam presented a Merino wool-rich collection for the fall/winter 2017 season.

Ukrainian bespoke suits by Indposhiv
Bespoke Men's Suits

Ukrainian bespoke suits by Indposhiv

Studio Indposhiv was founded by Kateryna Vozianova in February 2009. Prior to launching Indposhiv Kateryna had a successful career as a marketing executive.

Burberry celebrates British artist Henry Moore Work
Menswear collections

Burberry celebrates British artist Henry Moore Work

Burberry premiered its February 2017 collection for men and women tonight, at its Makers House show venue in London. Models including Burberry’s latest campaign cast Amber Witcomb, Elfie Reigate, Ella King, Myles Dominique, Nora Attal and Tom Fool previewed the looks on the runway, which was interspersed with bronze sculptures by Henry Moore, the iconic British artist that inspired the collection.

Alexander McQueen Fall/Winter 2017-2018 collection
Menswear collections

Alexander McQueen Fall/Winter 2017-2018 collection

The wit, wisdom and beauty of Oscar Wilde as he journeys from tite street in London to Paris saint Germain inform Alexander McQueen’s menswear collection this season. The writer wears tailoring typical of the London gent, cut in classic British fabrics to begin with – jackets and coats in wool serge with velvet appliqu?s, a 3-piece flannel suit in charcoal and exaggerated overcoats in or trimmed with shearling.

Celebrities' style: Robbie Williams
Celebrity fashion

Celebrities' style: Robbie Williams

Robert Peter "Robbie" Williams was born on 13th of February 1974. He is an English singer, songwriter and actor. He was a member of the pop group Take That from 1990 to 1995 and again from 2009 to 2012. He has also had commercial success as a solo artist.

British made-to-measure suits by Robert Old 1909
Made-to-measure Men's Suits

British made-to-measure suits by Robert Old 1909

Situated on Westover Road in the heart of Bournemouth's most prestigious shopping area you will find Robert Old & Co. Founded in 1909 the store has been providing gentlemen for miles around with world’s finest clothing ever since.

Bespoke suits and Tweed Jackets by Jennis & Warmann
Bespoke Men's Suits

Bespoke suits and Tweed Jackets by Jennis & Warmann

Jennis & Warmann is taking the British Classic and modernising it to something cooler and smarter. We have taken the classic British Tweed fabric and put a modern twist on it by creating suits in a more refreshing, modern slim fits and classic fits and making it affordable to all. In the past, tweeds were woven with the hand to protect people from the harsh climate in Britain which were later used to sew suits, blazers and jackets. Today Jennis & Warmann is reinventing this British classic to match the present day demand but without compromising the quality of the fabric and tailoring.

English made-to-measure suits by roomten
Made-to-measure Men's Suits

English made-to-measure suits by roomten

roomten are an exclusive British tailors creating elegant and fitted suits. They find more people are seeking out exclusivity and comfort through our Bespoke or Made-to-Measure suits, coats and more. They specifically tailor your garment to your body, your taste and your personality. The cornerstone of their success is their ‘West End’ and ‘Mayfair’ blocks that they have developed over years to create a flattering appearance whilst still adhering to the principles of Savile Row tailoring.

Bespoke suits by Ede & Ravenscroft
Bespoke Men's Suits

Bespoke suits by Ede & Ravenscroft

Ede & Ravenscroft is London’s oldest tailor formally established in 1689 in Aldwych from where it had been operating for many years before. It was from here, amongst the many tailors, cloth merchants, robemakers, furriers, embroiderers and haberdashers that the company began its illustrious path of dressing the modern British gent.

Ruben O - the premium traveling tailor
Bespoke Men's Suits

Ruben O - the premium traveling tailor

Ruben O is the brainchild of Ruben Opheide, tailor in heart and soul and fancier of all that relates to the British gentlemanship. Together with his mentor and renowned Belgian master tailor, the most refined suits, blazers, shirts and trousers are designed.

Made to measure tailored suits by Mr. Robertson
Bespoke Men's Suits

Made to measure tailored suits by Mr. Robertson

Mr Robertson is owned and run by brother and sister team, Daniel and Charlotte Robertson. The idea is simple: Fine quality, made to measure tailored suits without the Savile Row price tag.

Pure London Man - menswear fashion brands from apparel to footwear and accessories
Fashion fairs

Pure London Man - menswear fashion brands from apparel to footwear and accessories

Pure Man features mid to high end menswear fashion brands from apparel to footwear and accessories. Pure Man the menswear fashion trade show is co-located at Pure London providing an exciting environment and an easy cross-over for buyers who stock for both genders.

Patrick Grant has created a suit infused with the latest technology
Curious news

Patrick Grant has created a suit infused with the latest technology

Patrick Grant, Creative Director of Savile Row tailors, Norton & Sons, and winner of the British Fashion Award for Best Menswear Designer has created a one-of-a-kind suit that is engineered perfectly for the modern man. The suit, taking inspiration from the technology-infused traditional timepieces in Casio Edifice’s Bluetooth SMART range, features several modern twists on classic Savile Row tailoring.

English bespoke suits by Gresham Blake
Bespoke Men's Suits

English bespoke suits by Gresham Blake

Gresham Blake are a design led tailoring business with over fifteen years experience, combining traditional skills with modern techniques. By listening closely to their client’s needs and requirements they are able to design and create something truly personal to them.

The London based menswear photographer EJ McCabe
Fashion Photographers

The London based menswear photographer EJ McCabe

EJ McCabe photographer, started hi early career in London. After getting his start on I-D Magazine, he was soon discovered by Anna Wintour, who asked him to work for British Vogue when she became the new editor.

Celebrities' style: Gregg Sulkin
Celebrity fashion

Celebrities' style: Gregg Sulkin

Gregg Sulkin was born on 29th of May 1992. He is an English actor. At age ten he made his film debut in the 2002 Doctor Zhivago mini-series. He later landed the starring role in the 2006 British release Sixty Six, and subsequently became known for appearing in the Disney Channel comedy series As the Bell Rings and Wizards of Waverly Place.

Made-to-measure suits by Richard Smith
Made-to-measure Men's Suits

Made-to-measure suits by Richard Smith

Seven years rising through the ranks of Giorgio Armani, from stockroom to men’s formalwear, progressing to the highest level in Manchester, Collezioni white label.

Key differences between the American, the English and the Italian suits
How to buy the perfect suit

Key differences between the American, the English and the Italian suits

There are three main types of suits' cut: American, British and English. And now we will explain the key differences between them. Every type has characteristics that describe it and differ from the other two types.

Custom made suits by Harris and Zei
Bespoke Men's Suits

Custom made suits by Harris and Zei

True style comes from dressing for your personality, so we take the time to understand you and your character before putting chalk to fabric. The result is a smart and impeccably tailored garment, representing the very best of British style.

Skopes Spring-Summer 2017 menswear collection
Menswear collections

Skopes Spring-Summer 2017 menswear collection

Skopes is a British brand, producing seasonal, forward order collections including casual and formal coats, shirts and tailoring. Brand's collections include a wide variety of mix & match suits, jackets, blazers, eveningwear and trousers to suit all budgets.

Dashing Tweeds Cloth Collections woven in Britain
Menswear fabrics

Dashing Tweeds Cloth Collections woven in Britain

Tweed is the original sportswear fabric of Great Britain. It is made of woven wool and is traditionally the way men have worn colors, patterns and texture whilst enjoying themselves in pastimes and country pursuits. London-based company Dashing Tweeds is modernizing the cloth by working with technical yarns in combination with wools.

Menswear accessories: Bowler hat
The dandy style

Menswear accessories: Bowler hat

Frenchmen call this hat 'chapeau melon' and Germans 'Melone' because it looks like a melon fruit. Until 1960s, the Bower hat was a symbol of London's brokers and bankers and today it's a mandatory attribute of the officers of the Queen's Guard as part of their urban civilian clothing.

Cad & The Dandy: It’s about making the best suits and creating a new destination shopping experience
Interviews

Cad & The Dandy: It’s about making the best suits and creating a new destination shopping experience

Interview with James Sleater, one of our founders and co-directors of Cad & The Dandy.

British actor Daniel Craig - as stylish as his character James Bond
Celebrity fashion

British actor Daniel Craig - as stylish as his character James Bond

His British aristocracy, blue eyes and perfectly fitting ensembles help Daniel looking always impeccable on the Red carpet - as stylish as James Bond himself!

Benedict Cumberbatch - the most stylish Sherlock Holmes
Celebrity fashion

Benedict Cumberbatch - the most stylish Sherlock Holmes

Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch is an English actor and film producer. In 2014, Time magazine included him in its annual Time 100 as one of the 'Most Influential People in the World'.

British bespoke shirts from Jermyn Street
The dandy style

British bespoke shirts from Jermyn Street

At 71 Jermyn Street is located the legendary company Turnbull & Asser, which since 1904 offers an unimaginable variety of fabrics for bespoke and ready-to-wear shirts and neckties. If you want a bespoke shirt, you should order at least six pieces and the delivery time is 12 weeks.

Kyle Galvin - fashion photographer based in London
Fashion Photographers

Kyle Galvin - fashion photographer based in London

Named as one of the best graduating UK talents by the British Journal of Photography, Kyle Galvin is a fashion photographer based in London.

The Tattersall Check shirt for the weekend
The dandy style

The Tattersall Check shirt for the weekend

To the British country life, among the Barbour jacket and the Hunter wellies, unconditionally belongs the checked shirt in the natural 'white' color of the wool, which is actually pale beige. But the key element of this shirt is the check in dark brown, wine red, green, blue and black, a.k.a Tattersall Check.

The Crombie coat
Menswear collections

The Crombie coat

The Greatcoat is a traditionally large overcoat, typically made of wool designed for warmth and protection against the elements. It was popular in the 17th century as a military uniform and casual wear for the wealthy, and was issued for inclement weather by many armed forces around the world until the last quarter of the 20th Century.

How to recognize a quality necktie
The dandy style

How to recognize a quality necktie

The most important sign for the quality of a tie unfortunately can't be represented - only felt. So before buying a tie, hold it in your hand, feel it - but not in the genre of sentimentality. It is good to check very carefully in silk creases. The touch of the silk is the first and best adviser. If you can define what you feel, you are on the right way.

English neckties and faux pas
The dandy style

English neckties and faux pas

A man who wears a tie in the colors of one division, college, school or club, shows his belonging to the institution and more over - to the good society. At least, that's how it is in England - the cradle of the neckties.

Tom Baker - traditional and avant-garde bespoke tailoring
Bespoke Men's Suits

Tom Baker - traditional and avant-garde bespoke tailoring

Tom Baker specialises in both traditional and avant-garde bespoke tailoring. He trained for five years at Hardy Amies (Savile Row) until 1996 when he founded Sir Tom Baker in Soho, London. It was on Savile Row that he was taught to cut and fit in the most classical English way.

Savile Row tailors: Davies & Son
Bespoke Men's Suits

Savile Row tailors: Davies & Son

Davies & Son has the longest history of any independent Tailor on Savile Row and we are proud of it. Their story began in 1803. Along the way they have acquired the tailoring houses of Johns and Pegg, Fallan and Harvey, James and James, Wells of Mayfair and many more, each one adding to their own knowledge, experience and history. In over two centuries of bespoke tailoring they have made garments for 4 Kings, 7 Crown Princes, 18 Knights of the Realm and 2 US presidents.

High quality British fabrics by Huddersfield Fine Worsteds
Menswear fabrics

High quality British fabrics by Huddersfield Fine Worsteds

Huddersfield Fine Worsteds is an internationally-renowned fabric manufacturer supplying the world's biggest design houses and most prestigious tailors with superior and selectively-sourced fabrics. The company is based in West Yorkshire, England.

Association of Suppliers to the British Clothing Industry
Organizations

Association of Suppliers to the British Clothing Industry

The Association of Suppliers to the British Clothing Industry (ASBCI), formed in 1992, is the only association to bring together the clothing industry from fibre manufacture to garment manufacture, retail and aftercare.

Classic men's coats that you should differentiate
The dandy style

Classic men's coats that you should differentiate

Crombie coat is a classic English coat for urban use. It's made of heavy wool and it's very appropriate for unpleasant Autumn and Winter days. It's most chic to wear a Crombie coat made by Tibbett - traditional coat maker since 1898.

Helen Anthony Autumn/Winter 2016 collection
Menswear collections

Helen Anthony Autumn/Winter 2016 collection

Helen Anthony is the new premium British marque. British in style and design and unrivalled in quality. They tailor the highest quality garments, produced from the finest leathers, yarns and wools, with unparalleled style and haute couture. The designs are contemporary, sharp and daring, yet retain the essential classic elements that make them appeal to the more discerning gentleman.

Gucci Men's Cruise 2017 collection
Menswear collections

Gucci Men's Cruise 2017 collection

'The men's Cruise collection was an excellent occasion to best depict my idea of eccentricity. Everything started from my great passion for England. I tried to describe what's going on in my imagination, which often embraces an aesthetic very similar to the English one', said Alessandro Michele.

BAFTA ‘Five Golden Years’ Collection by Hackett London
Menswear collections

BAFTA ‘Five Golden Years’ Collection by Hackett London

To commemorate Hackett's five year partnership with the prestigious EE British Academy Awards, they are proud to bring to you the Hackett ‘Five Golden Years’ Collection.

Dandy Lifestyle Hunting by De Oost
The dandy style

Dandy Lifestyle Hunting by De Oost

De Oost Bespoke Tailoring is a Dutch tailoring house with a contemporary sense of style & personal attention. They design and tailor business-, leisure- and formal wear for gentlemen.

Cad & The Dandy - a passion for all things tailoring
Bespoke Men's Suits

Cad & The Dandy - a passion for all things tailoring

Cad & The Dandy has a passion for all things tailoring. They don’t over complicate things, operating from premises in Savile Row and The City, with their trained Savile Row tailors, cutters and finishers. They offer three grades of tailored suit: fully hand-stitched, half hand-stitched and machine stitched. All of our suits start with pattern creation, done by hand and retained for future orders.

Penrose - the British woven silk ties
Menswear accessories

Penrose - the British woven silk ties

Making and internationally supplying men’s accessories, specialising in woven silk ties. Each design is made in limited runs using the finest silks, crafted by specialist weavers in England and Italy.

Première Vision February 2016: British Exhibitors' Spring-Summer 2017 fabrics collections
Menswear fabrics

Première Vision February 2016: British Exhibitors' Spring-Summer 2017 fabrics collections

British Exhibitors at Première Vision proved that black is not in fashion. See for yourself...

London Collections Men Autumn/Winter 2016 - facts and figures
Events

London Collections Men Autumn/Winter 2016 - facts and figures

This season there were 65 designers showing on schedule, and 65 designers in the Designer Showrooms in the January edition of the event.

British Fashion: Casely-Hayford
Menswear collections

British Fashion: Casely-Hayford

The Casely-Hayford House has been founded on two simple phrases: English Sartorialism and British Anarchy – phrases which embody key elements of the English character.

2015 MOËT British Independent Film Awards Winners
Celebrity fashion

2015 MOËT British Independent Film Awards Winners

On the 6th of December were announced the winners of 2015 MOËT British Independent Film Awards winners. Let us see how the winners and the other visitors of the event dressed.

Rampley & Co pocket squares
Menswear accessories

Rampley & Co pocket squares

The pocket square is an accessory that is steeped in history, and they pride themselves in keeping its traditional elements alive in the company today. They place a lot of emphasis on unique designs and quality craftsmanship when creating a Rampley & Co pocket square.

JW Anderson is the first ever designer who wins the BFA men`s and womenswear designer awards in the same year
Competitions & awards

JW Anderson is the first ever designer who wins the BFA men`s and womenswear designer awards in the same year

During one of the most prestigious events in the fashion industry - British Fashion Awards 2015 - the Northern Irish fashion designer JW Anderson was named Menswear and Womenswear Designer of the year. This is happening for the first time - one designer to win the both categories in the same year.

Best Dressed Celebs at the British Fashion Awards Red Carpet
Fashion on the red carpet

Best Dressed Celebs at the British Fashion Awards Red Carpet

The British Fashion Awards are held annually in the United Kingdom (since 1989) 'to showcase British designers and present awards to those who have made the most outstanding contributions to the fashion industry during the year'. And every year we see many celebrities showing their taste (or its lack) on the BFA red carpet. This year our favorites among the gentlemen, who were most stylish during the event, are...

John Galliano to design menswear for Maison Margiela
Fashion collections

John Galliano to design menswear for Maison Margiela

Returning from his public fall from grace, fashion designer John Galliano is set to expand his repertoire in his new role at the design helm of Maison Margiela. The British designer will be expanding the Paris-based brand's handbag range, unveiling further menswear designs

Jakarta Fashion Week 2016
World fashion

Jakarta Fashion Week 2016

We are half way through the event. Day one was highlighted by opening show at Fashion Tent, presenting a parade of more than 60 Indonesian designers who will showcase their collections over the week and a number of fashion shows by Indonesia Fashion Forwards designers. There was also a partnership between Jakarta Fashion Week and Australia-Indonesia Centre & Melbourne Fashion Festival, which presents Pageants and The Woolmark Company from Australia, the global authority on wool, which presents Rahul Mishra.

Christian Louboutin for E. Tautz Spring/Summer 2016
Menswear accessories

Christian Louboutin for E. Tautz Spring/Summer 2016

A chance encounter between British Fashion Award-winning designer Patrick Grant and Christian Louboutin led to collaboration, and this Monday, for the fifth consecutive season, Patrick Grant’s E. Tautz’s walked the LCM catwalks in custom Red Soled creations.

British Style Award 2014: Nominees
Competitions & awards

British Style Award 2014: Nominees

The British Style Award will go the 'individual who most embodies the spirit of British fashion and is an international ambassador for London as a leading creative fashion capital'.

Men's fashion: Colorful Checks and Paisley print for Fall-Winter 2014/2015 by Etro
Menswear collections

Men's fashion: Colorful Checks and Paisley print for Fall-Winter 2014/2015 by Etro

Italian fashion house Etro surprised the audience at its Fall-Winter 2014/2015 fashion show with a collection of characteristically British suiting.

Fabric trends from the British Mills for Autumn - Winter 2015/2016
Menswear Trends

Fabric trends from the British Mills for Autumn - Winter 2015/2016

British Mills and fabric designers continue to develop amazing textiles, fusing cutting edge designs and smart finishes with passion and know-how.

The UK Fashion and Textile Association is at Premiere Vision to promote British fabric designers and theirs skills.

Men's fashion: Burberry Prorsum Spring-Summer 2015 collection
Collections

Men's fashion: Burberry Prorsum Spring-Summer 2015 collection

Burberry Prorsum Spring-Summer 2015 menswear collection is named 'Book Cover' and it's inspired by the nomadic spirit of the novelist and travel writer Bruce Chatwin (a man who split his life between writing about Britain, and writing about places like Australia and Patagonia).

Superdry at London Collections: Men Spring/Summer 2015
World fashion

Superdry at London Collections: Men Spring/Summer 2015

Iconic British brand Superdry is teaming up with the British Fashion Council to celebrate the start of London Collections: Men on Saturday 14th June by co-hosting an exclusive party on the eve of the three-day fashion event.

Cartier announces its 30th year of polo sponsorship
Lifestyle chronics

Cartier announces its 30th year of polo sponsorship

On Sunday 15th June 2014, the Cartier Queen's Cup Final will mark Cartier's 30th year of polo sponsorship. As the longest standing polo sponsor in history, 'The King of Jewellers', is proud to celebrate and honour its longstanding relationship with polo, the 'King of Sports'. We would like to take the opportunity to look back and celebrate the wonderful years that Cartier has been privileged to support polo worldwide.

10 British celebs designed handbags for charity
Accessories

10 British celebs designed handbags for charity

Italian fashion house Fendi opened a boutique in London.
There are at ten unique bags that will be auctioned. The assistant Silvia Venturini Fendi helped the celebrities to design the handbags.

British Fashion Awards 2013 winners
Competitions & awards

British Fashion Awards 2013 winners

The evening saw a total of 16 awards presented to the leading figures in fashion, recognising creative talent and design excellence across all areas of the industry. The ceremony was hosted by one of the UK’s most exciting comedy talents, Jack Whitehall, and was attended by industry members, including retailers, models, celebrities and media, and for the first time this year, members of the public who purchased tickets to attend.

Kate Moss as a part of editor's team
Lifestyle chronics

Kate Moss as a part of editor's team

Kate Moss is joining British Vogue as a contributing fashion editor to the magazine, with her first story due to feature in a forthcoming spring issue.

Women are most confident in a swimsuit at 59
Body

Women are most confident in a swimsuit at 59

A new British research shows that the women feel most confident in a swimsuit at 59.

London fashion week began with a colourful collection
Fashion shows

London fashion week began with a colourful collection

London fashion week began today with a fashion show of the British duo Antony and Alison, which presented a colorful collection of dresses from painted silk in celebration of the label's 25 year anniversary.

The dresses, which were initially in dark colors - black, ecru, were enriched throughout the show with blue, violet and turned to watercolors with pink and green, then in expressionism paintings in yellow and orange shades.

Farrell - the fashion label of Robbie Williams to appear in Selfridges
Business news

Farrell - the fashion label of Robbie Williams to appear in Selfridges

Robbie Williams' fashion label Farrell has been snapped up by British luxury department store Selfridges after the shop was attracted by the brand's "heritage look".

The British high end retailer has become the first luxury department store to purchase the Take That singer's clothing line - which is named after his grandfather, Jack Farrell - after being attracted by its "clear brand ethos" and "heritage look".

Stella McCartney is launching a new eco lingerie line
Fashion collections

Stella McCartney is launching a new eco lingerie line

Stella McCartney is launching her first eco friendly lingerie line called "Stella" next month. It is designed with colorful day-to-day bras and underwear that are going to make women feel more comfortable, sexy and fashionable. "It has to fit, function and do its job", commented the British designer.

The line includes five different bra shapes, including a molded underwire, a plunge version and a strapless and seamless style. The colours are electric blue, python, pink and black. The lingerie will all be made from organic cotton and recycled metals.

Victoria Beckham with nomination on British Fashion Awards
Competitions & awards

Victoria Beckham with nomination on British Fashion Awards

Former Spice Girl Victoria Beckham has been nominated for the British Fashion Council’s Designer Brand of the Year award.

The singer-turned-fashion designer, who launched her label in 2008 to rave reviews, has been shortlisted for the prestigious award, taking on fashion heavyweights such as Mulberry, Burberry and Pringle, reported Contactmusic.

London Jewellery Week 2010
Accessories

London Jewellery Week 2010

London Jewelry Week was opened with a glitzy launch party on Monday night, showcasing the best of young British designers.

At a glamorous cocktail in Goldsmiths’ Hall, some of the leading Britain’s top jewelry designers showed off their latest creations in silver, gold and diamonds. They said that they hoper London Jewelry Week would become as mainstream a feature on the British social calendar as London Fashion Week.

Alexander McQueen's death mourned by the fashion world
World fashion

Alexander McQueen's death mourned by the fashion world

The British designer Alexander McQueen was found dead in his Mayfair home yesterday morning, nine days after the death of his mother.

"At this stage it is inappropriate to comment on this tragic news beyond saying that we are devastated and are sharing a sense of shock and grief with Lee's family," said the statement, using the designer's real first name. Unconfirmed reports suggested that he had hanged himself.

Alexander McQueen's death came just days before the start of London fashion week.

British Queen created a furor by appearing at an official reception in a bold dress
Lifestyle chronics

British Queen created a furor by appearing at an official reception in a bold dress

Real sensation in the fashion world has made the British Queen Elizabeth II, who appeared at an official reception during his state visit to Trinidad and Tobago live in a long snow-white lace dress embroidered with exotic birds and flowers. Dress of the British monarch designer Angela Kelly.

Elizabeth II is on the island nation, where the summit of the Commonwealth. In his work involved the Heads of State and Government of 53 countries which have close historical ties with Britain.

Witnesses say that the leaders of many countries were shocked when the last Friday in the hall, which hosted the gala dinner, became Queen Elizabeth II in an unusual dress of the monarch. The hem of her snow-white lace dress adorned with two bright birds – ibis, symbols of Trinidad and Tobago.

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