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8 posts about Fashion on this blog

  1. Young and Welsh in the Sixties

    Tuesday 12 November 2013, 11:47

    Mari Griffith Mari Griffith

    "If you can remember the Sixties, then you weren't really there."

    I can't remember who said that (I tend to forget where I left my car keys these days) but I must challenge the allegation.

    I was there, and despite the inevitable onset of senility, I can still remember the most exciting decade of the...

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  2. Fashion designer Julien Macdonald opens Merthyr's Puddlers Bridge

    Wednesday 22 February 2012, 13:35

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    Fashion designer Julien Macdonald returned to his home town yesterday to open a new bridge, calling Merthyr Tydfil a "beautiful part of Wales".

    In a change from unveiling glamorous catwalk creations and working in the upper echelons of celebrity society, Macdonald opened the new bridge at the ceremony...

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  3. Welsh fashion designer stars on The Apprentice

    Wednesday 3 November 2010, 15:36

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    A Welsh fashion designer who encapsulates the hard-working ethos that Lord Sugar demands of his candidates is set to make an appearance on tonight's episode of The Apprentice.

    Emma Griffiths, originally from Llandaff in Cardiff, is now based in London and has recently launched her fashion label e.g....

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  4. Princess Diana's little black dress fetches thousands at auction

    Wednesday 9 June 2010, 13:29

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    The black dress designed by David and Elizabeth Emanuel for Princess Diana's first public engagement with the Prince of Wales was sold for a staggering £192,000 at auction yesterday.

    The taffeta gown raised eyebrows when Lady Diana, then newly enagaged to the Prince, wore the outfit with its plunging...

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  5. Dame Shirley at the National Portrait Gallery

    Friday 9 April 2010, 12:01

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    Dame Shirley Bassey © Venetia Dearden

    Dame Shirley Bassey is set to grace the walls of London's National Portrait Gallery, wellies and all, in a forthcoming exhibition of work by Venetia Dearden.

    Dearden's portraits taken at the Glastonbury Festival will be on display for the first time in the exhibition that runs from 19 April until 26...

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  6. Laura Ashley's belongings to be auctioned

    Thursday 8 April 2010, 16:29

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    A collection of more than 200 personal belongings from Laura Ashley's family home, Rhydoldog House near Rhayader, will go under the hammer next week.

    A collection of Laura Ashley's belongings which will be auctioned next week.

    A collection of Laura Ashley's belongings which will be auctioned next week.

    The fashion and fabric designer, who was born in Merthyr Tydfil, died in 1985...

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  7. Julien Macdonald unveils autumn/winter 2010 collection

    Monday 22 February 2010, 12:24

    BBC Wales Arts BBC Wales Arts

    Merthyr-born fashion designer Julien Macdonald has unveiled his latest collection at London Fashion Week.

    Macdonald revealed his autumn/winter 2010 collection last night at the London Banqueting House in Whitehall. It features chunky knitwear, intricate spiderweb-like detailing on dresses and a nod...

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  8. £1 million dress designed by Welsh fashion student

    Friday 8 January 2010, 11:03

    BBC Wales Arts BBC Wales Arts

    BBC News is carrying a story on a Cwmbran fashion student whose parents' lottery win inspired a 'million pound' dress.

    Hannah Cooper, 20, a student at the University of Wales in Newport, designed the dress featuring £1m-worth of £20 notes printed on silk, after getting permission from the Bank of England...

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