Stella McCartney In Stella McCartney - Investiture Ceremony

Stella McCartney was accompanied by her husband, Alasdhair Willis, to Buckingham Palace in London today, where the 41-year-old designer collected her OBE for services to fashion from the Queen.

Wearing a chic navy cinched bespoke skirt suit of her own design, Stella added a delicately veiled vintage Cartier headpiece and blue velvet pumps which are also of her own design.

A perfect brand ambassador if ever I saw one.

Stella McCartney, who was Team GB’s Creative Director during the Olympics, joins an esteemed list of designers – including Sarah Burton of Alexander McQueen; Dame Vivienne Westwood; and Jimmy Choo founder, Tamara Mellon – in being awarded the Order of the British Empire.

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