This weekend sees the third ever Vogue Festival take place, in partnership with Harrods. On Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 March 2014, a two-day fashion extravaganza from this style bible will be held at the Queen Elizabeth Hall at the Southbank Centre.
Last year’s festival was a huge success with some of fashion’s biggest names in attendance for a weekend of interviews and discussions, including Victoria Beckham, Donatella Versace, Michael Kors, Paul Smith, Mario Testino, Vivienne Westwood, Alber Elbaz, Alexa Chung and Cara Delevingne.
This year promises to be even better with guest appearances from some of the most influential fashion icons today, with discussions to include the following:
Personal Style And Do You Have It? with Lucinda Chambers, Alexa Chung and Amanda Harlech
My Fashion Life with Manolo Blahnik, Tory Burch and Angela Missoni
Want To Work In Fashion? Vogue’s Fashion Masterclass with
Lisa Armstrong, fashion editor of The Telegraph; Sarah Burton, creative director at Alexander McQueen; Daniel Marks, director of The Communications Store; Alexandra Shulman, editor of Vogue; and Louise Wilson, course director at Central Saint Martins.
Go to to the Southbank Centre website to book foyer and talk tickets
Luxury online retailer MyTheresa.com has launched a portrait and film series, profiling a woman of sartorial note each month. Amongst the virtual rail browsing shoppers can seek style inspiration from women hand picked from the worlds of culture, music, art and fashion.
Alexa Chung kicks off the portrait series in Valentino, Saint Laurent and Acne.
“I had the pleasure of meeting Alexa in New York earlier this year at the Mytheresa.com dinner to celebrate Great British Design,” explains MyTheresa.com founder Susanne Botschen of picking Chung. “I was instantly impressed by her grace, intelligence, humour and wit, that and the fact that she wore the perfect shoe with her Christopher Kane dress.”
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Alexa Chung’s debut book is likely to be the most anticipated book of 2013, and now the book jacket has been revealed along with pre order information, (we predict it will sell out in record time)
Titled IT , the canvas-covered pale pink book has been freshly listed on Amazon to pre-order for £14.45 with the following description:
A truly one-off collection of Alexa’s personal writings, drawings and photographs, It covers everything from her thoughts on life, love and music to her favourite looks and how to decide what to wear in the morning. With wit, charm and a refreshingly down-to-earth attitude, this gorgeously-designed full-colour book is a must-have for anyone who loves fashion, music and just about everything Alexa Chung.
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An array of famous faces have shown their support for Red Nose Day 2013 by fronting the campaign for Stella McCartney’s Comic Relief T-shirt collection.
The campaign was shot by supermodel Helena Christensen and photographer Mary McCartney.
“I’m always happy to support Comic Relief,” said Moss. “It’s a fantastic cause that helps so many people and I always have great fun. Buying one of Stella’s amazing T-shirts from TK Maxx is a perfect way to support Red Nose Day this year – so grab a T-shirt, look fabulous and help make a difference!”
To support the campaign, TK Maxx has launched the 50 Ways To Wear It phone app, encouraging readers to upload pictures of themselves to show how they style their Red Nose Day T-shirt. For every upload, the store will donate an additional £1 to Comic Relief.
Regular TK Maxx prices start at £5.99 for a children’s T-shirt and £9.99 for adult sizes.
Comic Relief, now in its 25th year has so far raised £800 million and changed millions of lives. Many of the biggest names in comedy are lining up to do their bit for Comic Relief, which is broadcast tonight (Friday 15th March) from 7pm on BBC1 and BBC2
Find out more and donate here.
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Alexa Chung has returned as the face of Maje for a second season.
The fashionista first faced the brands autumn/winter 2012 campaign , in which she perfected the 60’s smoldering smoky-eyed, tousled hair look in a series of black-and-white shots by Glen Luchford.
The new spring/summer 2013 campaign sees Chung channel Factory Girl lounging on giant cushions representing Parisian road signs.
The shoot was shot by Craig McDean, and the campaign was inspired by Chung’s own laid-back style.
Alexa Chung will also be releasing her debut book which is set for release in September, and a rumoured clothing line could also be on the way
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The 2012 British Fashion Awards were held last night at The Savoy Hotel and Theatre, London. Hosted by presenters Nick Grimshaw and Gemma Arterton, the ceremony saw the best of the British and international fashion industries joined by a glamorous line-up of guests and presenters.
Stella McCartney was the big winner at the 2012 British Fashion Awards tonight, taking home both Designer Brand and Designer of the Year. Cara Delevingne was named Britain’s Model of the Year, while Alexa Chung was given the British Style accolade for the third year in a row.
The full list of winners:
Designer of the Year: Stella McCartney
Designer Brand: Stella McCartney
New Establishment: Erdem
Menswear Designer: Kim Jones for Louis Vuitton
Emerging Talent Award – Ready-To-Wear: JW Anderson
Emerging Talent Award – Accessories: Sophie Hulme
Emerging Talent Award – Menswear: Jonathan Saunders
Accessory Designer: Nicholas Kirkwood
Red Carpet Award: Roksanda Ilincic
Model: Cara Delevingne
Outstanding Achievement in Fashion: Manolo Blahnik CBE
Special Recognition: Harold Tillman CBE
Isabella Blow Award for Fashion Creator: Louise Wilson OBE
British Style brought to you by Vodafone: Alexa Chung
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