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Caroline Charles

(1942-), Fashion designer

Sitter in 4 portraits
Caroline Charles is a fashion designer who studied at Swindon Art School (1958-60), before moving to London. She completed an apprenticeship at Michael Sherard's couture house, and worked with Mary Quant. After working with photographer Tony Rawlinson for a year, Charles founded her own firm in 1963. Her collections were an instant hit with stars including Cilla Black and Barbara Streisand. She was awarded an OBE in June 2002.

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Caroline Charles, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P803

Caroline Charles

by Lord Snowdon
vintage bromide print, 21 June 1993
NPG P803

Caroline Charles, by Allan Ballard - NPG x125460

Caroline Charles

by Allan Ballard
vintage bromide print, 1960s
NPG x125460

Petula Clark; Caroline Charles, by Jack Nisberg - NPG x135742

Petula Clark; Caroline Charles

by Jack Nisberg
chromogenic print, 1965
NPG x135742

Caroline Charles, by Bronwyn Kidd - NPG x87335

Caroline Charles

by Bronwyn Kidd
chromogenic print, 4 July 1997
NPG x87335


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