Established in 1802 by Napoleon Bonaparte, the Legion of Honor is France's highest such decoration, with the Chevalier (Knight) the highest of five degrees. Chevalier was the one awarded to John Galliano in 2009—for "excellent civil conduct"—and the one, it was learned today, being stripped...

And now she can add one more: membership in France's Legion d'Honneur. We reported back in January that Wintour would be part of the next crop of members to the prestigious legion. The award is the highest honor France has to offer (next to owning an Hermés Birkin), and Wintour accepted it...

It's a don't-miss-event for a vintage fashionista! More information at Legion of Honor . CREDIT: Pulp Fashion: The Art of Isabelle de Borchgrave is organized by the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco and sponsored by Lonna Wais. Additional support is provided by Nathalie and Garry...

Kate wore a pair of J Brand's L8007 Leather Leggings in Legion with a green coat and embellished flats for the trip. We don't often get sightings of her here on the blog, so it definitely makes a nice change! I really like this outfit on her. What do you think of it? Would you travel in...

(UK Telegraph) • Anna Wintour was awarded the French Legion of Honor by President Nicolas Sarkozy yesterday. In true Wintour style, she rocked a Chanel haute couture suit fresh off the runway from the night before. (UK Telegraph) • Even models have dry spells! In a recent interview with...

As all you fashion-loving readers have probably heard, Dior's former creative director was recently stripped of his Legion of Honor award by the French government because of anti-semitic remarks he made last year. Many have (rightfully) condemned the designer's actions, but someone has...

France has stripped John Galliano of his Legion d'honneur, the country's highest decoration. The award is given to those who have served France and the ideals it upholds. The former Christian Dior designer had been appointed Chevalier de la Legion d'honneur in 2009 by former president...

inducted into the Legion of Honor — and she chose a distinctly Italian dress for the occasion. Sozzani donned one of the black-and-gold embroidered dresses Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana sent down the runway during their Fall 2012 show, and allowed French President Nicolas Sarkozy to...

Azzedine Alaïa told Business of Fashion: "You know Sarkozy offered me the Légion d'honneur medal? I refused. People said I refused because I don't like Sarkozy, but that's ridiculous. I refused because I don't like decorations — except on women." He thinks other designers should refuse more...

Top stories this week: Victoria's Secret London flagship opens, John Galliano loses Legion of Honour and Barneys teams up with Disney After what seems like forever, the Victoria's Secret flagship store on London's New Bond Street finally opens its doors. We went down there before if opened...

 

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