Brigid Keenan talks convents, mini skirts, measuring the Queen and her book 'Full Marks for Trying'.

Oct 26, 2016, 09:07 AM


As a talented author and journalist, Brigid Keenan has worked at The Sunday Times and Nova magazine, written two fashion books and penned two memoirs about her life as a diplomat’s wife. She’s currently a Fashion Editor on The Oldie magazine and has released her most recent book, ‘Full Marks for Trying: An unlikely journey from the Raj to the rag trade’ - a touching and hilarious coming-of-age memoir.

"I've suffered from being Friar Tuck all my life."

In our podcast, Brigid takes Josephine on a trip down memory lane through the swinging sixties - an electrifying time when fashion was pushing boundaries.

Hear Brigid talk about growing up in India, the birth of the mini skirt, working with David Bailey and what gave her the determination to succeed in life.


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