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Fab Flash: Anna Wintour in Queen's Birthday Honours

Fab Flash: Anna Wintour in Queen's Birthday Honours


This weekend the Queen announced her birthday honours list and this year it included Anna Wintour who is to be awarded an OBE for her services to both British journalism and British fashion in the United States. Ms Wintour follows in the footsteps of Glenda Bailey, editor in chief of Harper's Bazaar, picked up an OBE last week.

Wintour became the editor-in-chief of Vogue US in 1988 and has made some enormous achievements whilst there including the September 2004 issue which boasted a record 832 pages. She also oversaw the launch of Teen Vogue, Vogue Living and Men's Vogue.

Other fashionistas appearing in the list include Louise Wilson, the course director of Central Saint Martin's College of Art and Design's renowned master's degree in fashion was named an OBE for services to education and to the fashion industry. Also Wale Adeyemi, the London based streetwear designer will received an MBE for services to the fashion industry.

Paul O'Grady and Des O'Connor also appear in the birthday honours list. Congratulations to all of them.


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