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Pearl Lowe

Pearl Lowe (born Pearl Samantha Davis; 1970),[1][2] is an English fashion and textiles designer, and former singer-songwriter.

Pearl Lowe
Born Pearl Samantha Davis
1970 (age 46–47)
Bethnal Green, England
Residence Somerset, North London, England
Label(s) Pearl Lowe
Spouse(s) Danny Goffey (m. 2008)
Children 4, including Daisy Lowe

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CareerEdit

She was the vocalist of mid-1990s indie bands Powder and Lodger, which she fronted after a brief period at LAMDA, and as a solo-artist under the name Pearl.[3]

In 2001 she launched 'Pearl Lowe', her signature range of lace curtains and cushions.[4] In 2006 she began designing her own bespoke handmade dresses that were sold to Liberty and The Cross in London.[5] She also designs capsule ranges for the budget chain Peacocks.[6]

Lowe published her memoir All That Glitters in 2007, a sombre look at overcoming addiction.[7]

Pearl was briefly the face of Agent Provocateur. Lowe was an ambassador for the homeless charity Crisis, but is now an ambassador for Action on Addiction.[8]

Personal lifeEdit

Lowe's family was originally from Bethnal Green. Her mother, Leila, was an interior designer, and her father, Eddie, a bouncer.[9] She was named after her mother's mother, who died on the day she was born.[10]

Since 1995, her partner has been Supergrass drummer Danny Goffey, with whom she has three children. Goffey and Lowe married on 4 December 2008 in Babington House, Somerset.[11]

She also has a daughter, Daisy Lowe with singer Gavin Rossdale. Daisy is a working fashion model.

Lowe and her family live in the Somerset countryside, after residing in north London for many years.[7][12]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ McGuire, Caroline (2 August 2015). "'The odd dress-up day is fine with me': Pearl Lowe defends the decision to allow her nine-year-old daughter appear in a new ad campaign for Marc Jacobs". Mail Online. Retrieved 3 October 2015. 
  2. ^ Glennie, Alasdair (26 May 2012). "He told me if Daisy had a DNA test he'd never speak to me again and he kept to his word': Pearl Lowe reveals family feud with father of her daughter Gavin Rossdale". The Daily Mail. Retrieved 3 October 2015. 
  3. ^ Britt, Hannah (4 November 2013). "Pearl Lowe: I've learned feeling good is more important than looks". The Daily Express. Retrieved 3 October 2015. 
  4. ^ "Welcome to Pearl Lowe". pearllowe.co.uk. Archived from the original on 27 November 2007. Retrieved 17 January 2008. 
  5. ^ Pithers, Ellie (6 May 2013). "Inside Pearl Lowe's world: addiction, lace and Mother Mary figurines". The Telegraph. Retrieved 3 October 2015. 
  6. ^ Alexander, Ella (18 August 2011). "Pearl's Girl". Vogue. Retrieved 3 October 2015. 
  7. ^ a b Freeman, Hadley (9 July 2007). "My wasted years". The Guardian. Retrieved 17 January 2008. 
  8. ^ "Pearl Lowe: My drugs hell". National Health Service. Retrieved 28 July 2008. 
  9. ^ Ellen, Barbara (24 April 2005). "Pearl interrupted". The Observer. Retrieved 3 October 2015. 
  10. ^ Williams, Lisa. "Pearl Lowe: How I Was Raised". TantrumXYZ. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  11. ^ "Celebrity designer finds her 'spiritual home' in Frome". Frome Standard. 27 January 2009. Retrieved 3 October 2015. 
  12. ^ Williams-Akoto, Tessa (29 August 2007). "Pearl Lowe: 'I'm over life in London'". The Independent. Retrieved 17 January 2008. 

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