None other than the fashion legend Karl Lagerfeld to congratulate the young British designer on his Parisian debut. ‘I was really pleased with how the show went but when Karl sent me flowers that was just the icing on the cake,' Gareth told us as when we bumped into him backstage. So does that mean we've lost the Sunderland-born designer to Paris forever more? It certainly looks that way. ‘Yes I definitely want to show here next season.' Noooo...!
- Melanie Rickey