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Boris Johnson and wife Carrie meet His Excellency, Moon Jae-in, Presidentt if the Republic of Korea and wife Mrs Kim Jung-Sook at The Carbis Bay Hotel.12th June.Copyright: David Fisher/ G7 Cornwall 2021

Fashion Features

G7 Fashion Parade Boosts British Brands, Rental Sites, Green Agendas

The Cornwall summit, and a British Fashion Council forum, showed just how serious British designers, businesses and public figures are about promoting the circular economy, and nixing waste.

clock June 14, 2021Samantha Conti

US First Lady Jill Biden smiles as she meets military surfers in Newlyn, Cornwall, England, on the sidelines of the G7 summit, Saturday June 12, 2021. US First Lady Jill Biden met with veterans, first responders and family members of Bude Surf Veterans, a Cornwall-based volunteer organization that provides social support and surfing excursions for veterans, first responders and their families. (Daniel Leal-Olivas/Pool via AP)

Fashion Scoops

Jill Biden Talks Surfboards, Ocean Therapy on Sidelines of G7 Summit, Meets With Queen Elizabeth on Sunday

It’s been a busy G7 weekend for FLOTUS, who on Saturday sat down with volunteers from an organization providing social support and surfing excursions for veterans, and who met Queen Elizabeth on Sunday.

clock June 13, 2021Rosemary Feitelberg and Samantha Conti

Boris Johnson and wife Carrie meet His Excellency Cyril Ramaphosa, President of South Africa at The Carbis Bay Hotel.12th June.Copyright: David Fisher/ G7 Cornwall 2021

Fashion Scoops

Carrie Symonds Dons Amanda Wakeley Suit From My Wardrobe HQ at G7

Britain’s first lady Carrie Symonds wore a rented suit to greet the presidents of South Africa and Korea on Day Two of the G7 summit in Cornwall, England.

clock June 12, 2021Samantha Conti

G7 Summit. Queen Elizabeth II speaks to US President Joe Biden and his wife Jill as she attends a reception at the Eden Project with Prime Minister Boris Johnson and G7 leaders, during the G7 summit in Cornwall. Picture date: Friday June 11, 2021. See PA story POLITICS G7. Photo credit should read: Jack Hill/The Times/PA Wire URN:60306820 (Press Association via AP Images)

Fashion Scoops

G7 Leaders, Queen Elizabeth, Dine at the Eden Project in Cornwall

Carrie Symonds rented a dress, once again, for the G7 dinner at the famous visitor attraction that houses thousands of plant species.

clock June 11, 2021Samantha Conti

Kate Middleton and Jill Biden visit to Connor Downs Academy in Hayle, West Cornwall.

Fashion Scoops

Duchess of Cambridge and Jill Biden Go Back to School

While international leaders sat down to tackle pressing issues like the threat on democracy, the Duchess of Cambridge and FLOTUS met to discuss the importance of early education.

clock June 11, 2021Rosemary Feitelberg and Samantha Conti

09/06/2021. Cornwall, United Kingdom. Prime Minister Boris Johnson - Cornwall visit ahead of the G7. Cornwall. The Prime Minister Boris Johnson with his wife Carrie on the beach at the Carbis Bay, Cornwall, ahead of Friday's G7 summit. Picture by Andrew Parsons / No 10 Downing Street

Fashion Scoops

Carrie Symonds Rents Another Dress from My Wardrobe HQ for G7 Summit

Symonds had tea with First Lady Jill Biden on Thursday ahead of the three-day summit in Cornwall, England.

clock June 10, 2021Samantha Conti and Rosemary Feitelberg

Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds expecting a baby. File photo dated 09/03/20 pf Prime Minister Boris Johnson and partner Carrie Symonds arriving at the Commonwealth Service at Westminster Abbey. Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds have announced the birth of a "healthy baby boy at a London hospital earlier this morning". Issue date: Wednesday April 29, 2020. See PA story POLITICS Johnson. Photo credit should read: Yui Mok/PA Wire URN:53572483 (Press Association via AP Images)


Carrie Symonds Rents a Dress for Secret Wedding to Boris Johnson

Symonds wore a dress by Greek designer Christos Costarellos, rented from MyWardrobeHQ in London.

clock May 31, 2021Samantha Conti

Floris of London

Government and Trade

Industry Groups Call On U.K. to Defuse Brewing Trade War With U.S.

“Do not underestimate America’s willingness to assert its power,” and protect American businesses abroad, said consultant Allyson Stewart-Allen, who specializes in U.S.-U.K. cross-border trade.

clock March 31, 2021Samantha Conti

Britain's Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, with Prince William, visits School21, a school in east London, Thursday March 11, 2021. (Justin Tallis/Pool via AP)

Fashion Scoops

Duchess of Cambridge, Boris Johnson Pay Tribute to U.K. Murder Victim

They were among hundreds who attended vigils across the U.K. for the 33-year-old Sarah Everard, who was kidnapped and killed earlier this month. A London police officer has been arrested in connection with the crime.

clock March 14, 2021Samantha Conti

An illustration from the new "Beyond Beauty" report prepared by Beautystack.

Beauty Features

British Beauty Lobby Calls for Government Help Amid COVID-19 Crisis

Beauty, which employs mostly women, has been suffering the devastating impact of the pandemic with British shops and salons shut for much of the past year, and some businesses unable to survive.

clock February 16, 2021Samantha Conti

The new Moose Knuckles pop-up store on Regent Street in London, which opened in early December, and was forced to shut a few days later.

Government and Trade

With New COVID-19 Strain Spreading, England Locks Down for Third Time

Schools will be shut until Feb. 15 at the earliest, while Prime Minister Boris Johnson has told England residents to stay indoors to keep the virus at bay.

clock January 4, 2021Samantha Conti

Government and Trade

A Leap Into the Unknown: Post-Brexit, Britain Goes It Alone

Brexit worries receded amid the panic of COVID-19, and British businesses are now looking forward to 2021 with cautious optimism, and the prospect of free trade with the European Union and the U.S.

clock January 4, 2021Samantha Conti

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks during a media briefing in Downing Street, London, Thursday, Dec. 24, 2020. Britain and the European Union have struck a provisional free-trade agreement that should avert New Year's chaos for cross-border commerce and bring a measure of certainty to businesses after years of Brexit turmoil. The breakthrough on Thursday came after months of tense and often testy negotiations that whittled differences down to three key issues: fair-competition rules, mechanisms for resolving future disputes and fishing rights. (Paul Grover/Pool Photo via AP)

Government and Trade

British Industry Bodies Give Thumbs Up to Knife-Edge U.K.-EU Trade Deal

As of Jan. 1, there will be no duties on goods passing between the two regions after a free trade deal was agreed just days before the final Brexit deadline.

clock December 24, 2020Samantha Conti

Coronavirus - Sun Dec 20, 2020. People in Regent Street in central London after Prime Minister Boris Johnson cancelled Christmas and introduced Tier 4 restrictions for almost 18 million people across London and eastern and south-east England, after scientists warned of the rapid spread of the new variant coronavirus. Picture date: Sunday December 20, 2020. The Prime Minister announced on Saturday that from Sunday areas in the South East currently in Tier 3 will be moved into a new Tier 4 for two weeks ' effectively returning to the lockdown rules of November. In the rest of England, the planned Christmas easing of the restrictions ' allowing three households to meet over the festive period ' will be severely curtailed to apply to Christmas Day only. See PA story HEALTH Coronavirus. Photo credit should read: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire URN:57202046 (Press Association via AP Images)

Business Features

‘We Need an Exit Strategy,’ London Retailers Tell British Government

The British government is locking down large parts of the country once again, with London mayor Sadiq Khan saying 2020 will be London’s “toughest Christmas” since World War II.

clock December 20, 2020Samantha Conti

Harvey Nichols' 2020 Christmas windows.

Government and Trade

Christmas Is Off, as London, Large Parts of England, Lock Down Again

“There is no alternative open to me,” said Prime Minister Boris Johnson, addressing the nation on Saturday afternoon as he tightened COVID-19 restrictions in London and the southeast of England.

clock December 19, 2020Samantha Conti

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