Catherine Walker, Fashion Designer to the Princess Diana Dies at 65September 27th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Catherine Walker, the fashion designer who is well known for her designs which she created for some of the most glamorous women in the world, has passed away at the age of 65. She had been suffering from cancer for quite some time. She lost her battle with the disease at a hospital which is located near her home in Sussex.
Ms Walker was a favorite designer of the late Princess Diana, former wife of Prince Charles of England. She designed more than one thousand dresses for the late Princess, before her death, and the dress which Princess Diana was buried in was also made by Ms Walker. Ms Walker also made dresses for actress Joely Richardson and her mother Vanessa Redgrave, among other stars.
Ms Walker had two children, and lost her husband when she was a young wife. In a statement released by her family, it was said, “She built one of the most successful British couture brands and at the same time raised a loving family. She has dressed many of the world’s most beautiful women. She will be missed by both this team and her family, all of whom are determined to grow the brand and the legacy of this great designer,” according to Metro.
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