Matthew Williamson, From Retail to Runway

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Photo: Jonah Green

British designer Matthew Williamson opened a new store in New York in conjunction with his fall 2009 runway show. What a week! Fashion director Harriet Mays Powell visited with Williamson in his store — “It’s not a shop, it’s an experience,” he says — and backstage. Watch the video to see which look was the designer’s favorite and what Lindsay Lohan wore to his opening.


Watch a slideshow of Matthew Williamson's fall 2009 collection.