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03rd Apr 2014

The Evolution Of Style – Tracing The Career Of L’Wren Scott

A huge loss to the fashion world.

Cathy Donohue

The beautifully designed HTC One (m8) goes on sale today in selected stores and will be available nationwide from tomorrow.

To mark the occasion, we continue our evolution of style series tracing the career of L’Wren Scott.

The fashion industry stood still when it was announced that renowned designer L’Wren Scott had passed away on March 17.

British Fashion Awards 2013 - Outside Arrivals

Her death came as a shock to many for the American designer was considered a great talent having shown at various fashion weeks.

She was the number one port of call for many celebrities including Nicole Kidman and Sarah Jessica Parker, when it came to choosing red carpet gowns.

29th Annual Fashion Group International Night Of Stars

Her first collection entitled ‘Little Black Dress’ had quite an impact and it wasn’t long before she had an impressive following.

“I think L’Wren has an extraordinary ability to make dresses that genuinely flatter a woman”, said Sarah Jessica Parker of the designer.

49-year-old L’Wren had recently launched a collection with affordable American clothing line Banana Republic, making her designs accessible for all budgets.

In the days following her passing, much was made of the fact that she was the girlfriend of Rolling Stone’s frontman Mick Jagger with several news outlets describing her as ‘Mick Jagger’s girlfriend’.

The Serpentine Gallery Summer Party Co-Hosted By L'Wren Scott - Inside

The fact remains that, regardless of her personal life, L’Wren was a gifted designer who had achieved so very much.

She understood women and their foibles, qualms and insecurities which meant her designs were lauded and appreciated by many.

“If you don’t feel good in it,don’t wear it. Because it’ll never look good. Any hesitation in the fitting room and walk away.”

L Wren Scott  - Runway: London Fashion Week SS14

“This article was brought to you in association with HTC, designers of the HTC One m8, with beautiful design inside and outside, the HTC One m8 is an evolution of  the HTC One, the world’s most awarded phone in 2013”

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