About the Author
Philip Treacy studied fashion design in Dublin before winning a place at the Royal College of Art. In addition to running his own successful hat business, he has made Haute-Couture Hats for such fashion houses as Chanel, Valentino, Gianni Versace and Alexander McQueen; Isabella Blow is one of the world's most influential Creative Directors. She has worked for magazines including American Vogue, Visionaire, The Face and Italian Vogue. She played an important part in nuturing the careers of many designers, including Alexander McQueen and Philip Treacy.