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Prince George stayed in the warm as the Royal Family attended their traditional Christmas Day church service.

Designer Brand: Victoria Beckham

Victoria Beckham joins world of fashion elite

Former Spice Girl wins at British Fashion Awards, while McQueen's successor takes top prize

Who does she turn to for advice? Mary Queen of Shops opens her own store

Brands such as Whistles and Barbour cosy up to the likes of MaxMara and Portas's own-line pieces

Alexander McQueen dogs benefit from will

Fashion designer Alexander McQueen left £50,000 of his £16 million fortune for his beloved pet dogs, his will reveals.

The Pain of Desire - picture preview

The Pain of Desire, an exhibition of new work by British fashion photographer and artist Wendy Bevan opens at the Cob gallery tomorrow.

Another British designer feels full force of The Kate Effect

If in the world of red carpet fashion you're you're only as good as your last outfit, the Duchess of Cambridge had a lot to live up to in her first public appearance since her wedding day and that dress.

Ready To Wear: The pencil skirt lives up to its hypersexualised silhouette

You're wearing a skirt," says my friend, who is observant. "Yes, it's National Skirt Wearing Week," I tell her, which is not true, but given that I live in jeans and have had my legs out for a full three days...

Alexander McQueen: History takes shape

A spectacular new exhibition heralds Alexander McQueen as a genius. Would he have received such adulation if he were still alive? Mythical status can be a matter of timing, argues Susannah Frankel

Kate's dress made by Sarah Burton at Alexander McQueen

The world waited with baited breath as a role call of royal fashion rolled into Westminster abbey. Chelsy Davy in Alberta Ferretti, Carole Middleton in Catherine Walker, Camilla Parker Bowles in Anna Valentine, Samantha Cameron in Burberry.



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Jackie Chan and Yo-Yo Ma help welcome China's leader

For Chinese-Americans in Washington, the only party in town on Wednesday night was the state dinner at the White House. The courtiers from the Chinese embassy and Hu Jintao's entourage from Beijing were joined by the glitterati of Chinese-American society.

The Year in Review: Alexander McQueen

Supreme self-publicist and maestro of the sartorial shock, Alexander McQueen was couture's equivalent of Damien Hirst. Brash, blunt and a feminist's nightmare, he became the darling of the front row with his spectacular shows and ability to create jaw-dropping moments. These included women's mouths encased in savage steel mouthpieces and the image of a starving Ethiopian printed on a jacket. One of his earliest collections was called "Highland Rape".

McQueen is honoured

The British Fashion Council will honour the career of Alexander McQueen tonight. The celebrated British designer, who died in February, will receive a posthumous award for Outstanding Achievement in Fashion Design at this year's British Fashion Awards at the Savoy Theatre in London. McQueen won British Designer of the Year Award four times.

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Logo wars: the biker gang vs the fashion pack

In a trademark challenge that would be run-of-the-mill but for the threatening roar of motorcycle engines in the background, the Hells Angels are suing Alexander McQueen, the luxury fashion house, and the Saks department store company for allegedly purloining their skull-and-wings logo for profit.

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