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Robert Pattinson gets all sultry and Huck Finn on the new cover of Vanity Fair – alligator included. (NY Mag)
J.Crew got bought out, officially. Shareholders were all wanting to sue when the sale was first announced because the board was never consulted. But overall, your sequin/khaki combos are remaining in tact. (The Cut)
Apparently, 84% of models who walked the runway for New York Fashion week were white. S Read more…
ProdigyRed, which has been solely an online retail store, has now expanded into the real world by setting up shop side by side to other brands of Arcadia, in Philip Green’s BHS, along with what was known as M&Co Stores.
The fashion brand keeps the prices low as it delivers what the celebrities wear and what the high street shops sell. Every current SS11 trend is included by ProdigyRed. Everything from jeans and printed jersey tops, to cardigans and varsity jackets are covered by American Preppy.
Many dresses with either printed lace or just plain make up the vintage lace trend, which is more appropriate or the customer with a refined taste. R
All you readers suffering from a dearth of Royal Wedding news can breathe a sigh of relief: they’ve launched an official website!
The new site from Clarence House features official details about the event, videos from the Royal Channel on YouTube, and links to the Royal Wedding Twitter feed and Flickr account.
Rather than registering WillLovesKate.com, Clarence House chose the more sober www.officialroyalwedding2011.org.
So far, the site delivers tantalising tidbits such as, ‘The marriage of Prince William and Miss Catherine Middleton will take place at Westminster Abbey on Friday 29th April 2011,’ and ‘The Royal Wedding processional route will go past some of London’s most famous landmarks’ – not so thrilling.
Former Manchester United player, Gerard Piqué has signed a contract to be the face of H.E. by MANGO for Spring/Summer 2011 and Autumn/Winter 2012 campaigns. It looks as though David Beckham and Cristiano Ronaldo will have some competition in the footballer turned fashion icon stakes. The world cup winner was chosen by the brand beacuse ” Gerard Pique is the perfect representation of the type of man the brand aims to dress: young and carefree, with his own style and personality” In the past H.E. b Read more…
Allow us to introduce the newest member of the ELLEuk.com team, our intern Sarah.
Our brand new intern, and worthy winner of our hotly contested Win An Internship competition, started on Monday. Her name is Sarah, and she’s had quite the baptism of fire this week, starting as she did right in the middle of London Fashion Week. We haven’t scared her off though, so we thought we’d introduce her properly.
Sarah’s competition entry (which you can read here) caught our eye thanks to her great writing style.