Fashion names recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours List

Top fashion names including Sarah Burton and Emma Hill are set to receive an honour from her Majesty

Top fashion names including Sarah Burton and Emma Hill are set to receive an honour from her Majesty.

Sarah Burton, the creative director of Alexander McQueen and the designer of the Duchess of Cambridge’s wedding dress, will be honoured with an Order of the British Empire (OBE.)

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Meanwhile, Emma Hill, the creative director of luxury British brand Mulberry, will be made a Commander of the British Empire (CBE.)

Mulberry recently reported a 54 per cent jump in profits to £36 million for the last financial year and the brand is planning to open a second factory in Somerset.

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Other fashion names included on the list include jewellery designer Lara Bohinc, who will be made a Member of the British Empire (MBE), and red carpet designer favourite Kate Winslet, who will be honoured with a CBE.

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