LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Queen Elizabeth made a shock look within the entrance row at a trend catwalk on Tuesday the place she watched a present by rising designer Richard Quinn.
The 91-year-old monarch, wearing a pale blue swimsuit, sat subsequent to Anna Wintour, editor in chief of American Vogue journal, as fashions displayed a collection of daring and brightly colored designs on the finish of London Fashion Week.
She later introduced the inaugural Queen Elizabeth II Award for British Design to Quinn.
The Award has been initiated in recognition of the position the style business performs in society and diplomacy, Buckingham Palace stated in a press release.
It will likely be given yearly to an rising British dressmaker who reveals distinctive expertise and originality, while demonstrating worth to the group and/or sturdy sustainable insurance policies, the assertion added.
London-born designer Quinn established his namesake label in 2016. The London Fashion Week web site stated of him: ”Specialising in womenswear and textiles his collections are daring and emotive making a forward-thinking, unafraid imaginative and prescient.
“Richard creates garments with attention to innovative fabrications, focusing on his ability to combine unique handcrafted skill with a refined high fashion sensibility.”
On Monday, the Queen invited trend designers and fashions to a reception at Buckingham Palace, her London home.
Reporting by Stephen Addison; modifying by Sarah Young