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Author Profile: David Emanuel

Since graduating from the Royal College of Art, David Emanuel has established himself as a couturier of international importance. He shot to fame with his most well known commission – the co-design of Princess Diana’s wedding dress in 1981. Since then he has designed fabulous clothes for members of the British and European Royal Families and some of the world’s most famous women including: • HRH Duchess of Kent • Sarah Ferguson • Lesley Garrett • Jane Seymour • Joan Collins • Faye Dunaway • Patsy Kensit • Sophie Ward In collaboration with Bonmarché, David Emanuel now designs a collection of affordable, wearable and stylish clothes with real women in mind. His collection is available online in sizes 12 to 22 and in selected stores.

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Shorter trouser lengths

Hi David, I  just would like to ask if the David Emanuel range will be stocking shorter trouser lengths i.e. 25 inches. Gina  Dear Gina, Unfortunately my current collection and my planned collections for spring summer 2014 only include trousers in a 29 and 31 inch leg length. I will certainly consider your request when … read more

Style advice for a petite lady

Dear David,  What to wear if u are 5ft tall and a size 16 to 18?  Anne  Dear Anne, Dressing for a petite frame is always a challenge, but with such a lovely array of product available at Bonmarche, you’ll be spoilt for choice. I’ve suggested some classic leg trousers in a 25 inch length … read more

What do I wear for a cruise?

Dear David,  I am 68 years old and quite young at heart. I am only 5.0 ft tall and a size 22 top and 20 trouser. I am going on a cruise in November and have recently purchased a pair of spotted Palazzo trousers to wear during the day but don’t know what to team … read more

Style advice for an autumn wedding?

Dear David, I am going to a wedding next weekend for my niece. I am a size 16 and looking for an appropriate dress, jacket and accessories. If you could let me know if you think you have anything in your collection that would fit the brief it would be much appreciated. Julia Dear Julia, … read more

Some top tips on looking and feeling good?

Dear David, What can I do to look good ?I am, 73 disabled ,weigh about 13 stone,have one boob much bigger than the other and I feel ugly as sin.But I do try,I buy my clothes from you as I love them but I never do them justice.I cannot afford to have clothes made for … read more