The most major thing to happen to design duo Peter Pilotto and Christopher de Vos in 2014? (Yep, we’re already calling it.) Winning the BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund Award, which is the same idea as the CFDA Awards, just based in the UK.

Their clothing line, Peter Pilotto, has been around for seven years. And now, with this honor, the designers will receive $330,000 in funding and a one-year mentorship from the likes of Topshop, Paul Smith, and more to bring their brand to the next level.

Alexandra Shulman, editor of British Vogue and chair of the BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund, said it best: “Christopher and Peter are deserved winners of this year’s Fund award. They have remained true to their vision of a print- and colour-focused brand, but have managed to expand and grow the business to a level where they can now compete on an international stage. It’s a pleasure to be able to support them.”

By Brianna Lapolla, Staff Writer

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January 30, 2014

Here at Rue, the holiday party is somewhat of an epic event. Amidst dancing and cocktailing, it’s a chance for us fashion-obsessed Bostonians to take style risks at the party level – knowing no matter the outcome, our efforts will earn us instant respect from our peers. Cue 16 must-see suggestions for the holiday outfit from Vogue.
Vogue's Top Picks for Party Season

Metallics. Hair jewels. Jumpsuits. They even suggest gluing mini sequins to eyelids to amp up the glam factor.

Bottom line? For one night only, nothing is too over-the-top.

Read about all 16 style suggestions at

By Julia Ivins, Staff Writer

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December 7, 2013