British fashion designer who dressed British high society women from 1919 to 1950.
He graduated from Beaumont College, where he pursued his passion for the arts: design, painting, creating.
He had an extensive art collection, including original pieces by Picasso and Monet.
He was said to have been openly homosexual, but insisted on remaining married to Muriel Dunsmuir until 1951.
In addition to his pieces by Picasso and Monet, he also had an original work painted by artist Auguste Renoir.