Monday, 15 June 2009

My MANy Bags News #91

Below: Those piercing eyes and tussled hair...enough to make you go weak in the knees...
Congrats Christopher Bailey! Talented and definitely easy on the eyes:-P

Below: Emma Watson and Bailey...2 beautiful and talented people in one shot!

Below: Cute smile...oooooooooohhhhh.....

Christopher Bailey, Creative Director Of Burberry Honoured With MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire)

Congrats to Christopher Bailey! In recognition of his talent and vision as the creative director of Burberry, he has been conferred with MBE in honour of his service to the Fashion Industry. He truly deserves this award and we will all be anticipating more of his great work for many more years to come! Meanwhile, let us swoon over his good looks....check out those self portraits. Makes me weak in my knees already...talented and good looking. WOW!

Christopher Bailey is responsible for the company’s overall image including all advertising, corporate art direction, store design and visuals as well as the design of all Burberry collections and product lines.

Christopher also oversaw the design and development of the new 160,000 square foot Burberry Global Headquarters at Horseferry House in London and the newly opened 68,000 square foot Burberry Americas US Headquarters at 444 Madison in New York.

In 2008 Christopher Bailey set up the Burberry Foundation with Burberry Chief Executive Angela Ahrendts. The Burberry Foundation is committed to dedicating global resources to help young people realise their dreams and achieve their goals and potential through their power and creativity. The Burberry Foundation invests in select charities focused on supporting young people in the key cities in regions where the majority of Burberry employees live and work, and where they are able to participate in volunteer roles with Burberry charity partners on the ground.

Christopher Bailey, 38, is British and was born in Yorkshire and joined Burberry in May 2001.

Prior to his appointment at Burberry, Christopher was the Senior Designer of Womenswear at Gucci in Milan from 1996 to 2001. From 1994 to 1996 he was the Womenswear Designer at Donna Karan.

Other Awards
• 2007 Honorary Doctorate of Science from the University of Huddersfield, Yorkshire

• 2006 Honorary Doctorate from the University of Westminster, where Christopher graduated from with a BA in 1990

• 2003 Honorary Fellowship from the Royal College of Art, where Christopher graduated from with an MA in 1994

1 comment:

Allan said...

Christopher Bailey is cute.

I'd love to have a boyfriend like him, even if he is not running Burberry and stuff.