Amanda Wakeley, international fashion designer, chooses her favourite websites.

Amanda Wakeley has developed an international reputation for designing luxurious womenswear and accessories. She launched her signature label in 1990 and has become one of the most respected fashion designers in the industry and beyond, noted for her classic, timeless and elegant women's clothing. She is the winner of several awards including three British Fashion Awards for Glamour and has a fantastic brand heritage and loyal customer base, dressing Hollywood stars and members of the Royal Family at many red carpet events around the world. In 2010, Amanda was awarded an OBE for services to the British fashion industry and for her considerable contribution as founding co-chair of Fashion Targets Breast Cancer.


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Net-A-Porter - Not just the ultimate online luxury shopping destination, I love that it has become an online magazine. - Often at the weekend we'll retreat to our chalet in Verbier, Switzerland so I like to keep an eye on the ski conditions using a conveniently located webcam from a nearby chalet hotel. - A great site for booking flights and spending air miles. Links up to the iPhone app for a seamless, paperless journey. You just hold your iPhone to its scanner at the gate - magic.

The Business of Fashion In its words, "the most influential site you've never heard of." I receive the daily newsletter to keep up to date with the very latest fashion and luxury goods news. - For an instant hit of world news I go to Sky News.

27 April 2011