Ralph Lauren awarded honorary knighthood
Lauren was presented with the honorary knighthood insignia by Prince Charles in a private ceremony. His official title, now, is Honorary Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (KBE).
For women, only a day dress with a hat is acceptable. For men, black or gray morning coat with top hat is required. During a wedding, traditionally only the groom wears gray.
Roderick Charles London Made to Order Suits
Founded in 1992, Roderick Charles has grown to seven outlets located throughout the square mile, London’s West End and Battersea and, of course our website. From its roots in bespoke tailoring Roderick Charles now offers a full ready to wear collection.
Prince George with first postage stamp royal appearance
To mark the Queen's 90th birthday (April 21), Royal Mail has released a new royal family photo. Her Royal Highness poses with her son Prince Charles, her grandson Prince William and her great grandson Prince George. Their faces are being turned into special edition of postage stamps.
Dandies through the centuries: Charles Baudelaire
Charles Pierre Baudelaire was a French poet, essayist, art critic, and pioneering translator of Edgar Allan Poe, born in Paris, France, in 1821. His most famous work Les Fleurs du mal expresses the changing nature of beauty in modern, industrializing Paris during the 19th century.
Charles & Keith Autumn 2015 Collection
CHARLES & KEITH AUTUMN 2015 puts a contemporary spin on a host of wardrobe energizers. Modern sophistication meets wild west influences that seek to update the distinctive attitude of the adventurous in renewed dandy silhouettes and refined sportif.
Charles&Keith Summer 2015
CHARLES & KEITH SUMMER 2015 lends an element of finesse accompanied by contemporary appeal that binds the lithe movements and vivacity of youth to life.
CHARLES & KEITH Spring 2015 collection
CHARLES & KEITH Spring 2015 brings forth a new momentum in creation of an eclectic collection with hints of rock’n’roll influences, vivacious prints and reinvented classics.
Vivienne Westwood Autumn/Winter 2015-2016 Men's collection
This collection is an artful story full of print, colour and rich fabrics which hint at the past, but have a strong focus on the future.
Charles Clayton Winter 2015/2016 collection
By weaving the finest count yarns, often mixing the highest quality merino wool with other luxury noble fibres such as cashmere and silk, Charles Clayton brings its customers some of the finest, most luxurious worsted cloths.
Robert Nobles men's fabrics - designed and woven in Scotland
Robert Noble was originally established in Galashiels, Scotland under the name of David Ballantyne in 1666 and today - almost 350 years later - it combines centuries-old techniques with modern technology to serve some of the most famous fashion houses in the world.
Charles&Keith Winter 2014 collection
CHARLES & KEITH WINTER 2014 draws inspirations from the past and merges it with ideas of the future. Time is held suspended under a slate of accents and natural palettes.
Elemental- Wood-printed and gold plated detailing, smooth matte marble swirl textures mixed with neutral tones are the unlikeliest of elemental combinations created in the form of statement top handles. When mixed with neutral tones, mid-heels and loafers exude the characteristics of a rustic wintry mood.
The famous bespoke Savile Row suit
Savile Row (originally named Savile Street) is a street in Mayfair, central London, built between 1731 and 1735.
The street is mainly famous for its handmade bespoke men's suits - each of them created to perfectly fit its owner. Tailors started opening their businesses on Savile Row in the late 18th century.
The Global Campaign for Wool was held in Milan
Italy held its first Wool Week from 10 to 16 September 2013 in Milan.
There were celebrations supporting the global Campaign for Wool inspired by the 'Live naturally, choose wool' claim and promoting wool as a natural, biodegradable and renewable fibre.
One of the aims is to build a bridge between the textile community, fashion industry and consumers.
The royal baby came out of the hospital
Yesterday, July 23, 2013, 7:14 p.m. London time, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge stepped out of the doors of St. Mary's Hospital's Lindo Wing in London to pose for photographs with their newborn son.
The proud father said that they are still working on a name. His title will be His Royal Highness Prince (name) of Cambridge.
The day-old baby was swaddled in a white blanket, Kate was wearing a bespoke blue polka dot dress by British designers, Jenny Packham, and signature wedges in cream, while William was in dark pants and ubiquitous blue collared shirt.
The Duchess of Cambridge gave birth to a baby boy
Yesterday, July 22, 2013, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, welcomed a healthy baby boy at 4.24 p.m. London time.
The baby, weighing 8 pounds and 6 ounces (3.800 kg), is third in line to the British throne, behind his grandfather, Prince Charles, and his father, Prince William. He is Queen Elizabeth's third great-grandchild.
'The queen, The Duke of Edinburgh, The Prince of Wales, The Duchess of Cornwall, Prince Harry and members of both families have been informed and are delighted with the news.
Steven Tyler creates a clothing line, inspired by rock
Steven Tyler, Aerosmith’s lead singer is entering the world of fashion, designing a clothing line. He has teamed up with Andy Hilfiger, Tommy Hilfiger’s brother, for a ‘rock inspired’ clothing line for Macy’s called Andrew Charles.
Steven Tyler was the main inspiration for the Andrew Charles clothing line and will star in the ads alongside Chelsea Tyler, his 22 year old daughter. The women's wear was influenced by the wardrobe of the singer Stevie Nick.
Interview with David Roubach, founder of Balena, a material science company aiming to transform the fashion industry
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