British fashion designer Molly Goddard She has already designed looks that have become popular with celebrities on both sides of the pond and her sophisticated and rebellious frilly style has been a huge influence on her peers. Last week, she became part of British fashion history when she was presented with an award by the British Fashion Council and Fashion Goodwood Talent. Duke of Richmond. The award is named after the Goodwood Estate, the seat of the Duke’s family for over 300 years.
In a statement, Duke explained why they were honored to present the award to Goddard. “Molly was a clear contender for this year’s award: her collections are bursting with bright and exciting colors and she is known for her designs,” he said. This fits perfectly with Goodwood’s approach to fashion, which captures a glamorous yet relaxed style.
As part of the award, Goddard designed three costumes based on the atmosphere in the estate and will add them to the estate’s permanent collection alongside his priceless paintings by artists such as George Stubbs and Canaletto. Goddard’s capsule collection of three gowns was unveiled on July 26 at the opening ceremony of Qatar’s Goodwood Festival, a five-day series of horse races also known as Glorious Goodwood.
“The three dresses I created were inspired by the wonderful art collection and interiors of Goodwood House. I am so proud that my work will be part of this amazing collection,” Goddard wrote of her collection. He showed me a room full of beautiful Sèvres porcelain.
The award was chosen by a panel of judges and the Duke and Lydia Slater of Harper’s Bazaar UK with Sian Westerman And Carolyn Rush British Fashion Council. Rush, chief executive of the council, said: “Congratulations to brilliant British designer Molly Goddard as this year’s recipient of the Goodwood Talent in Fashion Award. The Duke of Richmond is building on Britain’s creative record with this annual award, which highlights the role of fashion and style.
The Goodwood Estate is located on 12,000 acres in Chichester, West Saxon, 60 miles south of London, and has been in the family since the first Duke of Richmond, an illegitimate son of King Charles II, bought the land. In the year A small house used as a hunting lodge in 1697. The current Duke, Charles Gordon-Lennox, is the 11th Duke of Richmond, and was known as the Earl of March before his father, the 10th Duke of Richmond, died in 2017.
The 10th Duke was known for his property renovations and progressive social views in the 1960s and 70s. Alongside the famous horse racing course, there is the Sussex Downs, motor racing, organic farming, golf course, hotel and shooting ranges. Spectators from around the world come for Glorious Goodwood, other horse and motor racing events and the annual Goodwood Revival, a motor race in which attendees from the 1940s, 50s and 60s dressed in period costumes to promote sustainability and recycling.
The Goodwood Talent in Fashion Award was established in 2020 and was originally awarded to a designer. Richard Quinn. The idea of the award came from a British designer of Syrian origin. Nebil Nile In the year He was commissioned to design three looks for Qatar’s Glorious Goodwood in 2019. The designs were a black and white color blocking collection.
“This ‘summer England’ style of dress has been known since the 19th century when King Edward VII and Lily Langtry came to the races,” Duke said in a statement praising Goddard. “This award was created to support new creative talent while helping us build a unique collection of one-off pieces here at Goodwood. We are thrilled that Molly’s gowns are part of our fashion legacy.
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