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Laura Ashley

Laura Ashley


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Laura Ashley


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Laura Ashley
192 pages
Color and b&w photos
Hard cover
29 x 24 cm
1,361 kg
English

Against the background of designer Laura Ashley's life-from her birth in South Wales in 1925 to her sudden death in 1985-Martin Wood tells the story of the iconic brand she and her husband Bernard created. Beginning with the textiles they designed and printed at home in their three-room flat in the 1950s, Wood looks at how "Laura Ashley style" became a phenomenon after the pair began designing and selling dresses, blouses, and other clothes, followed by a range of household textiles and furnishings. The story is illustrated with more than 200 photographs and drawings from the company's archives and the Ashley family.