Amy de la Haye is professsor of dress history and curatorship at London College of Fashion (LCF), University of the Arts London. With Judith Clark, she is course leader of the Fashion Curation MA at LCF. She has written two monographs on Chanel (both V&A Publishing) and in 2013 curated the exhibition 'Coco Chanel: A New Portrait by Marion Pike. Paris 1967-1971'.
She has written extensively on fashion history and her forthcoming publications are:
'Coco Chanel: A New Portrait by Marion Pike. Paris 1967-1971'
Written with Judith Clark 'Exhibiting fashion: Before and After 1971' (Yale University Press, Autumn 2013)
'Clara Button and the Weding day Surprise' the second of her children's books, illustrated by Emily Sutton, for V&A Publishing
Written with Valerie D. Mendes 'Worth: A Biography of an Archive' (V&A Publishing, spring 2014)
Chanel is often depicted as lonely and bitter in later life, but this exhibition evidences a whole new narrative.