Thea Porter

Due to a series of coincidences as few months ago, I ended up at the Fashion and Textile Museum talking to Venetia Porter (Thea Porters daughter) about textiles in the 70’s. My mum (Sue Younge) used to work for Thea, she was her PA and also modeled her pieces for clients in London, New York and further afield. A photo of my mum sitting in the Greek Street shop window was used in their publicity of her retrospective at the museum; which mum happened across when told about the show. We visited the exhibition and a talk where mum recounted some of her memories of the era. The exhibition was full of her beautiful work, her inspiration and some screens that were used to print her fabrics; which

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