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Katherine Hamnett
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Born in Gravesend, Kent
Born on 16th of August 1947

Born 1947 - Fashion designer.

Studied fashion at St Martinís School of Art, London. Worked as a free-lance designer before setting up her own business in 1979. Won the Designer of the Year award in 1984. Produced theatrical designs for a production of Madame de Sade in 1991. Best known for her political teeshirts and her ethical business philosophy.

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