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Independent voices from the TWT Communities
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Once the most marginal of fashion capitals, London has finally grown up to be a style force to be reckoned with.
Few designers could, or would, overshadow the models wearing their outfits. But Vivienne Westwood did just that Sunday, closing her London Fashion Week show by walking down the catwalk wearing a crazy printed T-shirt, shorts and makeup that looked as if she had a giant black eye.
Vogue magazine, perhaps the world's top arbiter of style, is making a statement about its own models: Too young and too thin is no longer in.
A leading British newspaper reported Sunday that Sarah Burton, creative director of the Alexander McQueen fashion house, has been chosen to design Kate Middleton's wedding gown.
Fashion Week has come and gone, the carnival is moving on to Paris and Milan, and still there has been no clarity on the pressing issue of the day: Who, exactly, is designing Kate Middleton's wedding gown?
Short, flouncy and sexy dresses took center stage at the opening of London Fashion Week Friday _ except the collection of designer Maria Grachvogel, whose dresses were long, severe, and sexy too.