British designer who gained fame for creating elaborate costumes for the UK series Absolutely Fabulous.
She earned a degree in fashion from the Birmingham College of Art.
She was a two-time winner of the Woman Magazine Separates Designer of the Year Award and was named British Designer of the Year in 1985.
She got married to David X. Cohen after meeting in 1981. The couple had two children.
She won the British Designer of the Year Award in 1985--nine years after Alexander McQueen earned the same honor.