Fashion news: More unretouched models, the Queen honours Luella Bartley, and LSD is the new LBD

Designer Luella Bartley. Photography by Peter Stigter
Designer Luella Bartley. Photography by Peter Stigter

Designer Amanda Wakeley and milliner Stephen Jones were honored by the Queen with an Order of the British Empire (OBE). Luella Bartley received an MBE. We’ll leave it up to you and Wikipedia to parse the difference between those two. [Grazia]

In yet more awarding news, Ecco Domani Fashion Foundation has named their 2010 winners, including red-carpet up-and-comer Prabal Gurung and new name on the tailoring block Joseph Altuzarra. The honour comes with a US$25,000 prize to go toward the designers’ Fall 2010 presentation. [WWD]

Aussie Marie Claire puts a naked, unretouched model–2004 Miss Universe Jennifer Hawkins–on their February cover looking not much different than a naked, retouched model. [The Cut]

Rodarte makes their webby knits for men, exclusive to Opening Ceremony for the bargain price of US$2,760. [Fashionista]

We’ve never heard the acronym LSD, at least not to refer to a little sequinned dress, have you? [Guardian]

Paris designer Isabel Marant, who has previously forbidden the practice, will deign to allow a retailer to post photos and prices for her highly sought after wares when Net-a-porter starts carrying the brand this spring. [WSJ]

Toronto Life rounds up 2009’s retail casualties, including Zola Shoes, the Danforth’s Studio Labiri, Finishing Touches, Aquascutum and Furla. [Toronto Life]