This six part series is produced in conjunction with the release of Lee Miller: Fashion in Wartime Britain book and exhibition and explores British fashion during the war, Lee Miller’s contribution to the fashion industry in these years and her significant service to the survival of British Vogue magazine.
Audrey Withers, Lee Miller’s editor at British Vogue, wrote as early as 1941:
‘she [Lee Miller] has borne the whole weight of our studio production through the most difficult period in Brogue’s [British Vogue’s] history’.
The series is presented by Ami Bouhassane, Lee Miller’s grandaughter and co-director of the Lee Miller Archives
Guest speakers include: Fashion Historian Amber Butchart, Robin Muir, contributing editor to British Vogue, Hilary Roberts, curator Imperial War Museums London and Julie Summers, biographer of Audrey Withers.
Produced by Tolly Robinson
Music licensed from DeWolfe Music