British Fashion Awards, Beauty Gifts, Perfect Pea Coat, and Oliver Twist

British Fashion Awards

CHRISTOPHER KANE was named Womenswear Designer of the Year at tonight’s British Fashion Awards, in the year that investment in his brand by French luxury conglomerate Kering confirmed him as an international fashion star of the future. He’s definitely on the rise and one to watch out for in 2014

Burberry celebrated two wins on the evening, picking up both the Designer Brand of the Year and the Menswear Designer of the Year awards, while Nicholas Kirkwood received the Accessory Designer of the Year award. Edie Campbell beat Cara Delevingne and Sam Rollinson to the Model of the Year, and Miuccia Prada was honored with International Designer of the Year award, in this, the inaugural year of it’s presentation.

“The roll call of winners announced this evening is a phenomenal display of talent in the fashion industry,” said Natalie Massenet, chairman of the British Fashion Council.

Well let’s take a look at some of the hottest looks from the event on the red carpet:

1. Kate Moss in…
2. Rita Ora
3. Alexa Chung in…
4. Kelly Brook
5. Edie Campbell and Otis Ferry
6. Rupert Everett and Donatella Versace

Winners Included:
Womenswear Designer of the Year – Christopher Kane
Menswear Designer of the Year – Burberry
International Designer of the Year – Miuccia Prada for Prada
Designer Brand of the Year – Burberry
Accessory Designer of the Year – Nicholas Kirkwood
Model of the Year – Edie Campbell

Oliver Twist

Model Edie Campbell and a ragtag cast of characters riff on Oliver Twist to tell the story of this season’s disheveled splendor.

PEA Coats

Well, all of that dickens’ around has got us thinking coats…and no coat could be more classic than the PEA Coat.

With unique shapes and fabrics, these toppers shift the classic pea coat into the perfect Goldilocks equilibrium: not a statement piece, but not your average topper either. We’ve put together our top 6 classic Pea Coats You’ll definitely want to wear ALL winter long. Well, no list would be complete, without this gem, by:

Marc by Marc Jacobs “Nicoletta” Color-Block Pea Coat, $598;

or a another instant classic:

Rag & Bone Wool “Battle” Pea Coat, $680;

Victoria Secret “THE VS PEACOAT” Originally $148 on sale now for $88
Menswear-inspired with feminine tailoring, in a versatile mid-length. Designed with a double-breasted silhouette,

J Brand Black Leather “Alberta” Pea Coat, $660;

H&M Pea Coat, $99;

Zara Flared Coat, $139;

Holiday Beauty Gift Ideas

Bobbi Brown Twilight Pink Lip and Eye Palette, $80,

Bobbi Brown Twilight Pink Lip and Eye Palette for Make-Up Fanatic
The palette is sublime. It features 10 eyeshadow shades that range from soft to smoky and four lip shades. The palette folds cleverly so it ends up being a little bit bigger than a deck of cards, meaning it’s easy to stash in a handbag.

Too Faced Jingle All the Way iPhone Palette, $25,

This modern palette comes with 11 eyeshadows, one bronzer, and one blush. Plus, you can pop out the pans and use the case as an actual iPhone cover.

Dior Golden Winter Holiday 3D Jewel Manicure Duo, $39,
Dior’s super-luxe version of the caviar manicure features gold polish and silver beads. Not to mention, the bottles are so fun, you’ll want to set them out on your dining room table at your holiday party!

Chandon Sparkle Bomb Holiday Kit, $30,
Is there truly a better pairing than bubbly and nail polish? Not that we’ve found! This set includes a limited-edition Chandon Blanc de Noirs and one of Sephora’s new Formula X polishes in Sparklebomb Effects, a gold glitter.

E.l.f. Lip Cylinder, $10,
Buy this set for the lip gloss afficionado in your life. It features 10 very wearable shades—not a one will go unused.


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