Laura Ashley MOBI Ú Hardcover

Laura Ashley Against the background of Laura Ashley s life from her birth in South Wales into her sudden death inMartin 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 s, Wood looks at how, when they began designing and selling dresses, blouses and other clothes, and launched a range of household textiles and furnishings, Laura Ashley style became a phenomenonThe story is richly illustrated with thanphotographs and drawings, many never previously published, from the company s archives and the Ashley family s private recordsFrom reviews of Nancy Lancaster Excellent the best title on taste and design published this year Financial Times Of all the books on houses and gardens this one takes the cake Deborah, Duchess of Devonshire, Spectator A rare treat, fluently written and superbly illustrated Daily Telegraph

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  1. WORN Fashion Journal WORN Fashion Journal says:

    Say the name Laura Ashley and visions of fussy floral prints, Victorian esque maxi dresses, and Princess Diana dance in my head Turns out I m not entirely off the mark From humble beginnings printing textiles on a kitchen table, the story of Ashley and her family is carefully chronicled alongside that of the company Martin Wood reveals that the Ashleys never set out to be fashion

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