Designer Sarah Burton Selected as OBE on Queen’s 2012 Birthday Honours List

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Lives of Style’s friend—Sarah Burton, fashion designer and creative director of Alexander McQueen, has been selected as an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) on the Queen’s Birthday Honours List of 2012. Just last year, Burton had personally designed the wedding dress for The Royal Wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton, Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. Burton has also designed dresses for fashion icons such as Michelle Obama, Lady Gaga, and Cate Blanchett and was recently named “Designer of the Year” at the 2011 British Fashion Awards. Now, Burton can bask in her honored position as an Officer in the Civil Division of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire.

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