published: 13.03.2013, 19:07 | updated: 13.03.2013 19:10:43
Prague - The creation of prominent British fashion designers was put on display during the visit by Prince Edward, the youngest son of British Queen Elizabeth II, and his wife, Countess Sophie, to Prague at the British embassy today.
Prince Edward and Countess Sophie arrived for a three-day visit to Prague on Tuesday.
The work by world-known designers such as Alexander McQueen and the firms Karen Millen and TM Lewin as well as singer and designer Victoria Beckham were shown at an unofficial premiere before their entry to the Czech market in September.
A number of Czech fashion designers such as Libena Rochova, Beata Rajska and Tatana Kovarikova as well as other personalities of the Czech fashion and social scene came to the show that unveiled the creation for this spring and summer.
British fashion companies want to expand on the Czech market. Fashionable shoe-maker Jimmy Choo is to open its first shop in Prague later this year.
Prince Edward and Countess Sophie met Czech President Milos Zeman and his wife Ivana Zemanova upon their arrival on Tuesday.
Prince Edward presented 30 Czech students with certificates confirming they have successfully participated in an education programme organised by the Czech branch of the Duke of Edinburgh's International Award foundation.
Later in the day, they saw a rehearsal of British David Seidler's play "The King's Speech" that is a story of Edward's grandfather, English King George VI, in a Prague theatre.
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