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Erin O’Connor celebrates receiving her MBE in Giles & Erdem

It was a very proud moment for Erin O’Connor who was honoured with an MBE for her services to fashion and charity yesterday (November 15), at an Investitures ceremony held at Buckingham Palace in London.

Investitures ceremony: Marrying formal elegance with plenty of style, the model wore Giles Deacon custom made coat. While the opulent detailing and military influences are apparent, the ruffles and peplum gives her coat a ladylike air. I’m sure the Queen was also rather taken by Erin’s veiled fascinator.

MBE Party: I love how Erin co-ordinated her MBE badge to her Erdem Spring 2018 brocade dress. Few could make those embellished opera gloves work, but as I often associate opera gloves with high status and a vintage era, they couldn’t have been a more perfect match to her look. When it comes to the printed pumps, I can’t say the love extends to this piece. But she looks fabulous as always.

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21.05.17

Pippa Middleton and James Matthews Wedding

The Cannes Film Festival may be in full swing, but the other major event of the weekend was the wedding of Pippa Middleton and James Matthews on Saturday (May 20) at St. Mark’s Church in England.

I was awestruck by the classic beauty of Pippa’s bespoke Giles Deacon lace gown that featured a heart-shaped cutout at the back. It was enduringly romantic, sophisticatedly feminine and forever timeless—everything you’d hope a wedding dress could be.

Her fine tulle veil, with its dégradé of embroidered pearls, was made by renowned milliner Stephen Jones, and it brought a delicate, whisper-light addition to the gown.

A Maidenhair Fern tiara and matching headpiece by Robinson Pelham, along with custom-made Robinson Pelham earrings and custom Manolo Blahnik ‘Seneca’ pumps completed the graceful, fairytale look.

Of course, we cannot forget the bride’s bouquet which included astilbe, sweet pea, peony, freesia and waxflower, as the lushly simple array of white blooms couldn’t have been more suiting.

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Eliza Cummings In Giles Deacon Couture – 2017 BRIT Awards

Eliza Cummings also attended the 2017 Brit Awards on Wednesday (February 22) in London, England.

At first glance, I didn’t mind this Giles Deacon Fall 2016 Couture gown, but the more I looked at it, the more I grew to dislike this dress.

The fabric doesn’t photograph as well under the harsh flash of a bulb, the shoulders are too big, and the embellished sheer sleeves with accentuated cuffs are too much.

It’s a shame, because the colour is great on Eliza.

In the same couture collection, this fabric was used for a jacket, which looked super chic. It should have started and finished there.

What do you think of this look?

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Kate Hudson In Giles – 2015 InStyle Awards

Kate Hudson In Giles - 2015 InStyle Awards

Kate Hudson attended the 2015 InStyle Awards at the Getty Center on Monday (October 26) in Los Angeles, California.

I think it’s fair to say that many of you haven’t been particularly blown away by Kate’s recent red carpet form.

However, I’m pretty confident this Giles Spring 2016 flower print gown accented with floral appliqués will get her back in your good graces.

Effortlessly romantic with controlled sensuality, I would say this is one of her best looks this year.

Do you agree?

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21.09.15

Gwendoline Christie In Giles – 2015 Emmy Awards

Gwendoline Christie In Giles - 2015 Emmy Awards

Gwendoline Christie attended the 2015 Emmy Awards held on Sunday night (September 20) at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles, California.

Hearkening back to another era, she wore a Giles gown styled with retro pin curls.

While there was a certain appeal to the flowing, nearly boudoir-inspired silhouette, I didn’t find the long, wrap-front dress to be particularly flattering with the rosy ivory colour translating as a bit lacklustre for the statuesque star.

Would you agree?

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