Top Stories this week: Kate Middleton’s McQueen Dress, Royal Wedding Guest Wardrobe, Angelina Jolie is the new face of Louis Vuitton and MORE!
First look: Kate Middleton‘s McQueen wedding dress:
The moment the whole world was waiting for was finally revealed on Friday this week: Kate Middleton’s wedding dress was indeed designed by the creative director of Alexander McQueen, Sarah Burton. Speculation had been arising for quite some time, reaching a peak on Thursday night when Burton was seen entering the Goreing Hotel, where Kate and her wedding party were staying. See the blushing bride and read more here!
Update: Royal wedding guest wardrobe:
Apart from the frenzy surrounding whom Kate Middleton had appointed as her honourable dress designer, guests at the Royal wedding have been enjoying some much deserved limelight. The heavily pregnant and painfully stylish Victoria Beckham wore her own creation, whilst Samantha Cameron made a hatless appearance in Burberry. In case you missed it, see what the other guests wore here!
Unknown French designer, Oliver Rousteing, to head up Balmain:
Predominantly unknown designer Oliver Rousteing has been announced as creative director at Balmain. Rousteing spent five years at Roberto Cavalli before taking charge of the womenswear studio at Balmain in 2009, where he’ll now replace Christophe Decarnin as creative director. Read more here!
Angelina Jolie is the new face of Louis Vuitton:
American beauty Angelina Jolie has become the latest ambassador of luxury label Louis Vuitton. Reportedly signing a $10 million contract to seal the deal, Jolie will balance motherhood and her new jewellery line with posing before legendary photographer Annie Leibovitz for the label’s latest campaign. Read more here!
Kate Hudson’s engaged to Muse frontman:
Yes, another Kate is getting married – this time Ms Hudson, who’s just got engaged to Muse frontman Matt Bellamy. Sporting a $300,000 rock on her finger and a super cute bump thanks to her new fiance, Kate revealed the news on The Today Show on Wednesday this week. Read more here!
2011 Scottish Fashion Awards shortlist announced:
With a stellar judging panel to include the likes of Brian Duffy, president of Ralph Lauren Europe; Professor Wendy Dagworthy, head of Fashion and Textiles at the Royal College of Art; Caroline Rush, ceo of the Royal College of Art; and Vogue.com editor Dolly Jones, the list of nominees for this year’s Scottish Fashion Awards has been announced. See the full list here!