Stella Mccartney - Pride (And A Little Prejudice) As Stella McCartney Collects OBE From "Chic" Queen

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Stella Mccartney has been awarded an OBE, for the work that she did designing the Olympic kit for Team GB at last year’s Olympics, held in London. As she collected her award, she took a moment to notice that The Queen was looking “chic,” though she did comment that she should have been wearing one of her own creations. “She looks very chic I thought, beautiful,” Stella said, according to Sky News. She then added, jokingly: "It should have been Stella McCartney of course - I slipped her a card."

Discussing the achievement of being awarded an OBE, McCartney said “I feel amazing. I told the Queen I designed the kit for her nation. It's pretty high up there and marks an incredible moment in your life.” Joining McCartney were some of the athletes that wore her kit last summer during the games and brought home those all-important medals. Victoria Pendleton was one of those receiving an honour. She already received her MBE in 2008 but told Sky News that she was able to relax and take it all in a little better this time around. “When I picked up an MBE in 2008 it was a bit of a whirlwind visit and I didn't quite take it all in. This time I was more excited as the Queen presented me with my honour and said 'here's another one for your collection.” She added “This is special because it's the culmination of everything I've done in sport. It's the last 10 years of my life.”

Slightly less gracious was the response from the triathlon champion Alistair Brownlee, who took the opportunity to take a dig at his brother, who won the bronze medal in the same race, saying “Picking up an MBE is such a massive honour, but what makes it just that little bit better is the fact Jonathan hasn't got one.” 

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I love Stella, both as a designer and as a person. She makes amazing pieces that women wants to wear. She seems like the kind of person you want to be friends with, very down to earth, at least I think so after watching an interview with her on fashiontube.com, check it out here https://www.fashiontube.com/Videos/Pardon_My_French_Stella_McCartney/d2cf8e12-7988-476e-ad41-65b45da0d075/

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