Laura Ashley

Businessperson, Deceased Person

1925 – 1985

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Who was Laura Ashley?

Laura Ashley was a Welsh fashion designer and businesswoman. She originally made furnishing materials in the 1950s.She later expanded into clothing design and manufacture in the 1960s. The Laura Ashley style is characterized by Romantic English designs—often with a 19th-century rural feel—and the use of natural fabrics.

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Born
Sep 7, 1925
Dowlais
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Nationality
  • Wales
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Died
Sep 17, 1985
Coventry

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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