Anna Wintour gives LFW the seal of approval

Anna Wintour gives LFW the seal of approval

After sitting front row at shows including Topshop Unique and Christopher Kane at London Fashion Week AW11, Vogue US Editor-in-Chief Anna Wintour is a strong supporter of British fashion – but what does the industry big shot really think of our home-grown designers?

Talking backstage about Scottish superstar Christopher Kane, Wintour calls him “a young man with a huge future in front of him,” and there’s no doubt in her mind his state-side recognition will grow even further after the release of his new J Brand Jeans collaboration.

But what did the editrix make of Unique’s Dalmation collection for AW11 – does she get the humour?

“I think that’s what is so great about British fashion; they always have a sense of humour. And it’s something we can afford to have a little more of in the States,” Wintour explains to the Telegraph.

With Wintour’s seal of approval and Tom Ford’s super-secret unveiling, it looks like London’s finally cemented itself as one of the big style capitals.

Catch the full video interview here.

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