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Alfred Radley obituary: "the patron saint of British fashion"

The Guardian
06 April 2019

My father, Alfred Radley, who has died aged 94, has been described as the patron saint of British fashion, for he nurtured and developed some of the most famous names in British design, from Ossie Clark and Celia Birtwell to Terence Nolder and Betty Jackson.

By 1965, Radley, the fashion house Alfred founded in the postwar years, had its own fabric mills as well as factories producing garments, gloves and handbags for stores ranging from Harrods to Marks & Spencer in the UK and Neiman Marcus in the US.

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