Laura Ashley

INFO:

  • born in Wales
  • her fashion capitol was London, England
  • started by designing fabrics
  • best known for her fabrics, but soon upgraded to fashion and interior design
  • her style was romantic, Victorian, and genteel (polite and respectable)
  • 1952- started designing fabrics, 1961- her first retail outlet opened
  • she served in the Women's Royal Naval Service