Wednesday, 9 June 2010

The biggest names in British fashion showing at Royal Ascot

The Royal Ascot Fashion Show returns to the Bessborough Restaurant for the five days of Royal Ascot (Tuesday 15 June – Saturday 19 June). The catwalk front-liners for this year are Vivienne Westwood, Stephen Jones, Amanda Wakeley, Matthew Williamson and the holder of three Royal Warrants Gieves & Hawkes. Vivienne Westwood is showing signature pieces from her Spring/Summer Gold Label 2010 and archive collection. Stephen Jones entertains race-geors with hats from his ABC Spring/Summer 2010 ready to wear and bespoke range. Amanda Wakeley showcases outfits from her Spring/Summer 2010 range, this includes draped gowns and togas in yellow, grey and peach, unstructured draped blazers, harem trousers, swimsuits and tulip-shaped skirts and gold sequin mini dresses. Matthew Williamson uses the Fashion Show catwalk to unveil his Spring/Summer 2010 collection of shift dresses in fine metallic tweeds encrusted with geometric jewels.

CACI launches new consumer and trade website

CACI has launched a new website featuring two helpful and informative sections which are easy to navigate for both consumers and trade professionals. The visually impactful consumer section helps clients to understand the various benefits of the CACI machines and why celebrity fans of the brand; Lisa Snowdon, Coleen McLouglin and Dr. Perricone recommend CACI as the treatment of choice. A beneficial treatment chart also offers skincare advice for both the body and the face depending on the area of concern for the client.

State of Grace launches a new look and website

State of Grace has launched its new look and website this week at The site offers an insight into the world of Founder and Creative Director, Lucia Silver. State of Grace is a fully integrated design, styling and beauty service that is now accessible through the website. The site also presents the opportunity to follow Lucia’s wedding blog; sign up for the State of Grace newsletter; keep up with Lucia’s television expert slots; her work with the exclusive women’s members club The Sorority; see who State of Grace is designing for and styling on the red carpet and other high profile public events.