Sarah Burton Posts

Twitter Illustrator Breaks the Fashion (QR) Code

Twitter Illustrator Breaks the Fashion (QR) Code

In one of the best fashion/QR code mashups we’ve seen since Calvin Klein’s billboard, Yiying Lu, the artist behind the Twitter fail whale, created 10 hand-drawn illustrations for Meets Obsession magazine – complete with fully functional QR codes (also hand-drawn).

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After the Royal Wedding, What’s Next for Sarah Burton?

After the Royal Wedding, What's Next for Sarah Burton?

The royal wedding dressmaker is in New York, and appeared at the Met Gala honoring Alexander McQueen in a simple, flattering dress of her own design (ahem, Stella), but stuck around for a meet and greet at Saks Fifth Avenue. Though customers were advised not to ask about the royal wedding, it’s hard to overstate how much of an effect it had on raising her public profile among a non-fashion industry audience, so naturally someone asked.

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God Save McQueen: Sarah Burton Is the Royal Wedding Dressmaker

God Save McQueen: Sarah Burton Is the Royal Wedding Dressmaker

Well, a duchess for now, as Kate Middleton and Prince William won’t take the titles of prince and princess until Prince Charles becomes king. The official Royal Wedding website puts to rest months of speculation on who would design one of the most visible wedding dresses of the year. Burton was also responsible for the dress of Pippa Middleton, Kate’s sister and maid of honor. The v-neck is something of a signature for the future princess, but we also saw similarities to the wedding dress of Princess Grace of Monaco. In other words, bravo to Sarah Burton for a gown that’s unique to the bride, but timeless enough to have its place in history.

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2010 Fashion: The Year In Review

2010 Fashion: The Year In Review

Style.com’s Year in Style mash-up of all that was seen and heard from the fashion world in 2010 is out, and it includes everything from personal style scene-stealers like Lady Gaga and Anna Dello Russo to digital fashion endeavors and movers and shakers like Terry Richardson and James Franco. The fashion Web site’s review is pretty complete, but we would like to put our two cents in on what was important this year in fashion.

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Alexander McQueen Takes Control of McQ, Sarah Burton Takes Control in Paris

Alexander McQueen Takes Control of McQ, Sarah Burton Takes Control in Paris

Beginning with the Fall 2011 collection, the McQ contemporary line will come under the complete control of Alexander McQueen, which is enjoying wild success following Sarah Burton’s first womenswear line at Paris Fasion Week.

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Gucci Appoints Sarah Burton to Become Alexander McQueen’s Saint-Laurent

Gucci Appoints Sarah Burton to Become Alexander McQueen's Saint-Laurent

By now, most people are aware of the sad, untimely death of Alexander McQueen. When the Gucci Group, the parent company of the Alexander McQueen label, formally announced that the brand would continue much of the speculation turned to which designer would have the tailoring chops and creative sensibilities to carry the label forward.

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Imran Amed's Signature9

Imran Amed's Signature9
The Business of Fashion editor introduces us to his signature style items

Diane Pernet's Signature9

Diane Pernet's Signature9
Fashion blogger and film festival creator, Diane Pernet, shares nine of her favorite things

Video interview with Vogue Paris editor Carine Roitfeld

90 Seconds with Carine Roitfeld
In a Signature9 exclusive, we catch up with the Vogue Paris editor-in-chief

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