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18th April 2024

One of the fascinating elements of Fashion City is the number of stories of successful female clothes designers, makers, and businesswomen. Sophie Rabin was was born in Poland in 1902 and came to London in 1914. She used her skills and creativity to work as a bespoke dressmaker, and made cleverly constructed garments for herself, such as this evening dress with matching jacket from the early 1950s.

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