What Sarah Burton, Christopher Bailey, and Stella McCartney share, beyond their English sense of style, history, and humor, are dates of birth in the early seventies—and a genius for turning fashion labels into global brands. Burton, taking over Alexander McQueen in 2010, proved herself the most discreet designer in the world with her wedding dress—and subsequent dresses—for the Duchess of Cambridge, while gently reorienting the brand in a beautifully feminine direction. Bailey, chief…

Sarah Burton, Christopher Bailey, Stella McCartney with Karen Elson, Stella Tennant & Claudia Schiffer Photographed by Norman Jean Roy for Vogue US September 2012

scarsonmylips: Florence Welch by Annie...

Florence Welch - Vogue by Norman Jean Roy, September Chanel dress with Dolce & Gabbana cape & boots. Clearly I'm not the only person who thinks Florence is the reincarnation of Joan of Arc.

Photo shoot by Norman Jean Roy for Vogue US

yourmothershouldknow: The Vogue 120 Karlie Kloss, Liu Wen, Arizona Muse, Joan Smalls.

talk about a train. lily cole by tim walker.

british-vogue: “Lily Cole photographed by Tim Walker wearing a Stella McCartney gown for the July 2005 issue. Tim will be speaking at the Vogue Festival buy your ticket here ”

..Alexander McQueen “Jellyfish”

Alexander McQueen (British, “Jellyfish” Ensemble Plato’s Atlantis, spring/summer 2010 Dress, leggings, and “Armadillo” boots embroidered with iridescent enamel paillettes Courtesy of Alexander McQueen Photograph © Sølve Sundsbø / Art + Commerce