Friday, 7 May 2010

The best of British

Many British fashion designers are building their businesses by selling to top stores and boutiques overseas. The following brands - among those looking to win a prestigious prize at next week’s UK Fashion & Textile Export Awards have built up reputations in New York, Tokyo, Paris, Milan:

Harrods celebrate Red Lipstick Day on 27 May

As the grand finale to Harrods Beauty Month in May, the department store is teaming up with the cancer support charity Look Good…Feel Better to offer a day of activity on 27 May centred around the ‘iconic’ red lipstick. Personal consultations will be available from top international and catwalk make-up artists including: Mary Greenwell for Chanel, Lynsey Alexander for MAC, Daniel Sandler for All For Eve, Jamie Coombes for Dior, Armand Beasley for Sisley, Fred Letaillieur for Giorgio Armani, Pat McGrath’s protégé Emma Kotch for Dolce & Gabbana, Claire Rae for Lancome, Will Malherbe for Bobbi Brown, Christian Ribot for Givenchy, Sara Hill for Laura Mercier, Blair Patterson for Estee Lauder and Kavita for Elizabeth Arden. To celebrate Elizabeth Arden’s 100th Anniversary a limited edition commemorative lipstick in Red Door Red will be available on counter, with all proceeds going to Look Good…Feel Better.
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