Stella McCartney has more than proven she is an excellent designer and not just getting recognition due to being the daughter of a superstar (her father is Paul McCartney), though it obviously helped her get a jumpstart in her fashion career.
Stella McCartney was awarded an Order of the British Empire from Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace in London on Tuesday. McCartney donned a bespoke navy suit of her own design and a headpiece made from two Cartier jewels — one a family heirloom — sewn together by Philip Treacy. She wore the jewels with an antique veil she bought when she was 15 years old at a vintage fair. The designer attended the ceremony with her husband, Alasdhair Willis. “To receive an Order of the British Empire from the Queen is overwhelming. I feel proud, and blessed to be here,” McCartney told WWD. “This is the kind of moment in one’s life that feels surreal. I am so grateful for this honor.” Read More