About Lulu Guinness
Lulu Guinness OBE famous for exquisite, witty handbags and accessories, launched her company in 1989 and instantly became a "must" in every fashion aficionado's international address book. Wild praise in the fashion media paved the way for Lulu Guinness shops in London, New York and Tokyo. Her unique creations are also sold in department and specialty stores worldwide, including Harrods, Selfridges and Fortnum and Mason in the UK. Brown Thomas in Ireland and Lane Crawford in Hong Kong.
Despite her success Lulu has never had any formal design training apart from a year's foundation course at art school and a long-standing passion for design and fashion. In 1989, she left her job in video production to start her own business from the basement of the house in west London.