Christopher Bailey, MBE

Burberry creative director Christopher Bailey is edging closer and closer to that Burberry Prorsum logo (a medieval knight on a horse). One hour ago, the Queen’s 2009 birthday honours list was announced and Bailey, who joined the iconic British luxury house in 2001, has just been welcomed into the Order of the British Empire as […]

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Gucci’s double Aussie coup

sonny vandevelde Well we know that Abbey Lee Kershaw already has four Gucci campaigns under her belt. But according to Kershaw’s Australian mother agency, Chic Management, Gucci has just shot Kershaw again for the FW0910 campaign – and this time she is joined by Chic stablemate Myf Shepherd. Given Gucci’s trademark multigirl campaigns, the Australians […]

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Fashion from the vault

As we mull the fruits of FW0910 – and, as The New York Times’ Guy Trebay suggested yesterday, some of the industry’s key players ponder their own possibly imminent demises – New York’s Film Archives has, coincidentally, just started uploading a raft of old footage onto the net. Among the gems on its YouTube channel, […]

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McQueen’s garbo couture

hendrik kerstens And so another ready-to-wear season bites the dust. With the economic crisis raging, it’s been a little difficult to concentrate on the clothes. That said, there were some beautiful collections, Lanvin’s and Jil Sander’s being two of frockwriter’s personal favourites. In the face of economic calamity, moreover, which has witnessed panic at more […]

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