Meet the fashion designer worthy of Queen Elizabeth's time

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The Queen, The Queen. of England, was spotted today at London Fashion Week, rubbing shoulders with none other than Dame Anna Wintour.

On Twitter, her office shared updates about her London Fashion Week whereabouts.

"From the tweed of the Hebrides to Nottingham lace, and of course Carnaby Street, our fashion industry has been renowned for outstanding craftsmanship for many years, and continues to produce world-class textiles and cutting edge, practical designs".

The show didn't exactly match her ladylike look, though: The designer, Richard Quinn, sent models down the runway in neon prints from London's Liberty department store (where the show was held), parachute-shaped frocks, floor-length puffer coats, scarf-print handbags and printed face masks.

"I feel really overwhelmed, actually", Quinn told Elle UK of having the Queen at his show.

Prior to the Richard Quinn show, Queen Elizabeth II visited the Designer Showroom to take in the collections seen on the runway a few days prior and meet with some of the emerging designers featured therein, along with Rush.

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The "battle of the catwalk", the "fashion fight of the year", "the glamour versus the icon".

While someone else said: "I just LOVE that The Queen has gone to a LFW event".

London-based designers are known for mishmashing unexpected sartorial elements.

The award itself was designed by Angela Kelly, inspired by the Queen Elizabeth rose, and has been hand-produced by Lucy Price at Bauhinia Studios in Birmingham's famous jewellery quarter.

This has sent the internet into a frenzy as people claim this showed a total lack of respect for the Queen.

It will be given annually to an emerging British fashion designer who shows exceptional talent and originality, whilst demonstrating value to the community and/or strong sustainable policies, the statement added.

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