Last night British designers and fashion industry pioneers were saluted for their accomplishments at the British Fashion Awards. Among them were Matthew Williamson for Red Carpet Designer, Jourdan Dun for Model of the Year, Nicholas Kirkwood for Swarovski Emerging Talent, and Luella Bartley for Designer of the Year. For a list of the award winners and nominees click here and to see our photo galleries of the event click here.
The long anticipated Soho flagship of Vera Wang is set to open on Black Friday. To read the interior descriptions click here and for Racked's ongoing stalking of the site, which date back over a year, click here.
The suspense builds as Black Friday approaches--we've noticed nervousness in our retail-proximate friends as they try to anticipate just how low a markdown will move the merchandise. Now, WWD rallies up the evidence.
Brooklyn retailer Bird is counting on a pop-up shop to bring in extra sales during the holiday season. A new Williamsburg location will be partially open for the month of December and will include limited edition designs from Steven Alan, Stella McCartney accessories, and holiday collections from the likes of Tsumori Chisato and Rachel Comey. Sounds like a Brooklyn holiday to us.