The fashion stakes were high at designer Richard Quinn's catwalk show yesterday when the Queen joined US Vogue editor Anna Wintour in the FROW.

Her appearance at the show, marked her Royal Highness's debut at London Fashion Week (LFW), where she awarded Richard the Queen Elizabeth II Award for British Design.

Here is everything you need to know about the designer and his namesake fashion label.

Who is Richard Quinn?

The 28-year-old is an up and coming fashion designer, who established his women's label in 2016.

Richard studied at the prestigious Central Saint Martins (CSM) in King's Cross, London and was named as 'one to watch' by The New York Times, Sunday Times Style, LOVE Magazine, Dazed and Confused, ID, 10 Magazine and Wonderland Magazine.

His debut collection garnered critical acclaim from the fashion world for its bold prints, clashing textures and bright colours.

Why was the Queen at his show?

Her Royal Highness was there to present Richard with the Queen Elizabeth II Award for British Design. As his show drew to a close the audience was asked to remain in their seats for a special announcement.

The British Fashion Council’s Caroline Rush formally welcomed the Queen to London Fashion Week, she said: "Your Majesty, I know you do not wish to be known as a fashion icon.”

“But from all of us in this room, we have the utmost respect for you and also for your hard work and diligence.”

The audience cheered as Richard was handed the rose-shaped award, which was designed by Angela Kelly, who has served as the Queen's personal assistant and senior dresser since 2002.

Queen Elizabeth also thanked the British Fashion Council for nominating Richard - who was handpicked by Caroline Rush and US Vogue journalist Sarah Mower.

Where can I buy Richard Quinn's designs?

You can buy Richard's clothes from .

Prices start at £320 for high rise leggings, and go up to as much as £3, 900 for a satin dress.