Amanda Wakeley

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Amanda Wakeley is one of Britain's most successful fashion designers in the international arena.

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The founder and creative director of her eponymous label, Amanda Wakeley has infused her own distinct and timeless style into her acclaimed ready to wear collections.

Renowned for being both elegantly understated and yet supremely glamorous, Amanda's designs are celebrated for their quality and fine craftsmanship .

Amanda discovered her passion for fashion early on. Educated at Cheltenham Ladies' College, followed by a stint as a fashion model in New York in the 1980's, she launched her signature line in 1990 and opened a small studio boutique in the heart of Chelsea, London. Amanda Wakeley soon became a favourite of UK's most stylish women, including the fashion icon of the time, Diana, Princess of Wales.

Her understated cool, glam and chic evening creations are often seen at the world's leading red carpet events. The Wakeley brand has fans around the globe including Beyonce, Florence welch, Oscar-winning Helen Mirren and Angelina Jolie.

Amanda Wakeley has also had the honour to dress many members of royal families: Queen Rania of Jordan and most recently The Duchess of Cambridge. Amanda's gowns were recently worn by bond girl Naomi Harris in Skyfall, the latest 007 James Bond film.