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The Grande Dame of the Glossies: how Fleet Street pioneer Phyllis Digby Morton shook up women's magazines in the ... - Daily Mail

In an era when most women's magazines were showing readers how to knit an egg cosy for Easter, Fleet Street editor Phyllis Digby Morton was covering taboo subjects such as sex and infidelity. Anne Sebba profiles the pioneer who made her mark in the ...

Felicity Green: the fashion journalist made in Dagenham and revered on Fleet Street - Telegraph.co.uk

In her early twenties she wrote asking for a job to Phyllis Digby Morton, the editor of Woman & Beauty magazine - a kind of proto-Cosmopolitan with a remit that was, says Green, "virginity, frigidity, infidelity - and style!" After an interview at ...

Utility Dress by Tara Starlet - Retro To Go

Utility Clothing was introduced towards the end of 1941 by the British government to cope with the short supply of fabric. The Incorporated Society of Fashion Designers, lead by the likes of Norman Hartnell, Digby Morton and Hardy Amies, created over ...

Henry Digby Morton was an Irish fashion designer and among the leading names of British couture in the period from 1930-50. He was also among the pioneers of ready-to-wear fashions in the 1950s. Successful on both sides of the Atlantic, he redefined women's suits and tailoring, earned himself the moniker 'Daring Digby' for his US fashion venture and helped to establish the Incorporated Society of London Fashion Designers, an early forerunner of the British Fashion Council.

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Digby Morton, 1949
Born Henry Digby Morton
(1906-11-27)November 27, 1906
Dublin
Died 5 December 1983
London
Occupation Fashion designer
Notable credit(s) Aberfoyle International Fashion award, New York, 1956

Henry Digby Morton (1906–1983) was an Irish fashion designer and among the leading names of British couture in the period from 1930-50. He was also among the pioneers of ready-to-wear fashions in the 1950s. Successful on both sides of the Atlantic, he redefined women's suits and tailoring, earned himself the moniker 'Daring Digby' for his US fashion venture and helped to establish the Incorporated Society of London Fashion Designers, an early forerunner of the British Fashion Council.

His contemporary Hardy Amies said of Morton: "[His] philosophy was to transform the suit from the strict tailleur, or the ordinary country tweed suit with its straight up and down lines, uncompromising and fit only for the moors, into an intricately cut and carefully designed garment that was so fashionable that it could be worn with confidence at the Ritz".

Digby Morton checked jacket and dress ensemble from 1948-9, part of the Victoria and Albert Museum archive

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