Designer Dish. Anya Hindmarch Meets the Queen

June 3, 2009 • Fashion

Anya Hindmarch shows off her MBE award following yesterday's ceremony

Anya Hindmarch traveled to Buckingham Palace yesterday to meet Queen Elizabeth
. The trip to the palace was the couture handbag designer's first, as was the British order of chivalry she was there to receive. Hindmarch was
awarded an MBE, or Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire for
her services to the British fashion industry.

“It was such a fantastic honor to
meet the Queen and a very special occasion to share with my family,” said
Hindmarch following the ceremony. “The entire experience made me feel so proud to be
British! Most definitely a memory to cherish forever.” As a testament to the designer's impeccable taste, Hindmarch wore a Marni
cream dress and beige coat, and carried a python clutch from her own 2010 cruise
collection. Another MBE recipient yesterday was Olympic swimmer Rebecca Adlington who proved athletes can also enjoy couture by picking up her award in a stellar pair of Jimmy Choos. Past
recipients of the royal honor include Hussein Chalayan, Jane Shepherdson, Zara
and Serena Rees, the co-founder of Agent

Article Source: WWD
Photo Source: Getty images

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