"Betty Jackson", CBE is an English fashion designer based in London, England. She was born in Lancashire. In 2007, her achievement within British fashion was recognised with first a Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire/MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours 1987 and later with a Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire/CBE for services to the fashion industry. She is also known for designing many of the outrageous costumes worn by Edina and Patsy on the 1990s hit television comedy Absolutely Fabulous.

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It should be much sleeker and sharper.

It's sort of to do with Cary Grant in the south of France in the 1930s, that sort of thing -- but not all retro. There we've made it modern because we have modern fabrics.

I don't know of one home that was not damaged.

They were saying, well, I can't believe that. That they'd send both of them at the same time. Why are they doing that? I said I don't know.

[The Babcock Center housed the brothers in different homes, according to their level of disability.] I was very thankful, ... They didn't have to be in an institution and they could be in a home setting.

It's a test of your faith. This has been experience for all of us.

It's streamlined, I think rather than tailored. My collection is nothing to do with revisiting the eighties or anything like that. I really think that modern women want that choice of softness or fluidity or versatility in clothes, and it's to do with how you put different fabrics together, and it's much more simple I think than before.

She has always been involved in the community.