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Laura Ashley

Fashion Designer

Died when: 60 years 10 days (720 months)
Star Sign: Virgo

 

Laura Ashley

Laura Ashley (née Mountney; 7 September 1925 – 17 September 1985) was a Welsh fashion designer and businesswoman.She originally made furnishing materials in the 1950s, expanding the business into clothing design and manufacture in the 1960s.

The Laura Ashley style is characterised by Romantic English designs – often with a 19th-century rural feel – and the use of natural fabrics.

Worldwide known textile company that skyrocketed after Audrey Hepburn was spotted wearing one of her scarves in the film 'romantic holiday'.


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