Fashion designer Erdem and author Cressida Cowell to receive MBEs in Windsor
They will be honored with a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) at the ceremony hosted by the Princess Royal, as well as sports stars and music legends who are also set to receive awards.
Born in Canada and based in London, designer M. Moralioglu counts the Duchess of Cambridge, former United States First Lady Michelle Obama, style dean Alexa Chung and actress Keira Knightley among his clients.
After a 15-year career in women’s fashion, creating stunning satin dresses and signature floral prints, the designer will receive an honor for Services to Fashion as he heads into men’s fashion.
The writer and illustrator of How To Train Your Dragon, which has sold 11 million copies and has become a DreamWorks film series, said she was “thrilled and proud” to be recognized for her services to children’s literature.
After being named the recipient of the 2020 Queen’s Birthday Honors List, Ms Cowell, 55, said on Twitter: ‘So thrilled and proud to have received an MBE yesterday, just wanted to thank all of the kind people who sent you their best wishes and congratulations. “
Sports stars including golfer Pamela Chugg and former British, Commonwealth and European welterweight boxing champion Colin Jones will also receive honors for services to women’s sport and services to boxing in the Country of. Wales respectively.
After performing at Windsor Castle for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s wedding in 2018, cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason will return to the Royal Residence to collect an MBE for Services to Music.
London-born soul artist Mica Paris, who began singing in a local church gospel choir, will receive the same award.