woman and designer
Died aged c. 60
Laura Ashley (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 She originally made furnishing materials in the 1950s, expanding the business into clothing design and manufacture in the 1960s.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.DbPedia
Commemorated on 2 plaques
Laura Ashley designer 1925-1985 began printing fabrics here with her husband, Bernard 1954-1956
83 Cambridge Street, SW1, London, United Kingdom where she began printing fabrics
Laura Ashley 1925-1985 Designer was born here. Cynllunwraig a anwyd yma.
31, Station Terrace, Dowlais, United Kingdom where she was born (1925)