Style Scoop: Kate Middleton Visits Downton Abbey, INC Revisits Photoshoots Past, Women’s Wear Daily Bids Farewell (Sort of) to Print


Kate Middleton is a self-admitted Downton Abbey super fan—but the only difference between the Duchess and other fans of the show is that, of course, she’s British royalty, so she got to pay a visit to the show’s set. During her hour and a half long visit, the Duchess visited various members of the cast and crew. The cast’s youngest member, who plays the character Master George Crawley, presented her with a wooden train for his namesake, Prince George. [Us Magazine]

In celebration of its 30th anniversary, INC International Concepts went into the archives and uncovered three decades of past campaign imagery featuring a roster of incredible talent. The brand compiled the material into a book, 30 Years of INC, which includes a forward written by Heidi Klum and past campaign stars featuring Anne V, Jacqueeta Wheeler, Kirsty Hume, Trish Goff and Klum’s first INC shoot in 1999. [Glam Inbox]

Beginning April 29, fashion news source Women’s Wear Daily will launch in a new weekly format. While the publication’s website will be updated daily, the print edition will only be printed once per week. With this news, WWD promises to “[double] down with an enhanced and invigorated where you’ll see deeper editorial content, more breaking news and more stories around the clock.” [Women’s Wear Daily]

To mark the opening of Alexander McQueen’s “Savage Beauty” retrospective at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum, the fashion house created a capsule collection of silk scarves. The collection will be available in limited runs of only 100 for each design (there are five), and they will retail for $595 each at the Alexander McQueen flagship in London and at [Women’s Wear Daily]

Mulberry Group has named Theirry Andretta to take up the post of CEO, following the departure of Bruno Guillon one year ago. Andretta’s appointment comes four months after Mulberry announced that Johnny Coca will be joining the company as creative director in July. He’ll begin his role on April 7. [Women’s Wear Daily]

Sweaty Betty’s collaboration with Richard Nicoll, which was unveiled at London Fashion Week in September, launches today. The 10-piece apparel collection embraces travel, fitness and a healthy work-life balance and is available in Sweaty Betty stores today. [Glam Inbox]