Fashion Record

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Burberry Closes London Fashion Week 2009

London Fashion Week 2009 Burberry Rootstein Hopkins Parade Ground
London Fashion Week 2009 Burberry dress
London Fashion Week 2009 Burberry Blue
London Fashion Week 2009 Burberry Menswear
London Fashion Week 2009 Burberry Catwalk
London Tuesday 22nd September 20009 - Burberry's show for its Prorsum Womenswear Spring Summer 2010 collection was the close for 2009's London Fashion Week.

The show was held at the Rootstein Hopkins Parade Ground at the Chelsea College of Art and Design in Westminster, London. The occasion was an opportunity to celebrate Burberry's new global headquarters (nearby at Horseferry House) as well as London Fashion Week's 25th Anniversary.

The show was attended by over 1300 guests including Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts, Emma Watson, Liv Tyler, Gwyneth Paltrow, Aygness Deyn , Mario Testino, Victoria Beckham and Maggie Cheung.

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Wednesday, January 07, 2009

Made in Britain

Made In Britain by Catherine McDermott
Design historian Catherine McDermott provides an insight on the history and highlights of British fashion with "Made In Britain"(Octopus Publishing Group, 2002).

Made In Britain discusses British fashion from the perspective of historical influences, tailoring, traditional fabrics, evening glamour, rebellion and subversion. British street style, bespoke tailoring, British royalty and Celebrity are some of the other highlights of British fashion that are considered. The revival/rebrand of labels like Burberry, Aquascutum and Jaeger are also described.

Made In Britain also showcases the impact of designers such as Timothy Everest, Alexander McQueen, Vivienne Westward and John Galliano.

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