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Marion Foale

(1939-), Fashion designer

Sitter in 3 portraits
Marion Foale studied at Walthamstow School of Art and at the Royal College of Art where she was one of several designers to emerge from Professor Janey Ironside's talented group of graduates. She launched a label in 1961 in partnership with Sally Tuffin. Highly talented colourists, Foale and Tuffin produced fun, youthful clothes combining patterned fabrics and prints by Bernard Nevill and Susan Collier. The partnership dissolved in 1972 and Foale now runs her own fashion business Foale Ltd.

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London Fashion Designers, by Norman Parkinson - NPG x30111

London Fashion Designers

by Norman Parkinson
bromide fibre print on card mount, 18 October 1963
NPG x30111

Sally Tuffin; Marion Foale, by Michael Seymour - NPG x88170

Sally Tuffin; Marion Foale

by Michael Seymour
resin print from original negative, 1964
NPG x88170

Marion Foale, by Baron Studios - NPG x125395

Marion Foale

by Baron Studios
5 x 4 inch film negative, 14 April 1965
NPG x125395


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