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London Fashion Week: Quiz designer Betty Jackson

February 17th, 2011
03:57 PM ET

British fashion designer Betty Jackson is well-known across fashion circles for her beautiful clothing and is even responsible for designing the outrageous costumes on the hit television series, "Absolutely Fabulous."

Jackson first got her start in the fashion industry in 1973 when she began as a design assistant with Wendy Dagworthy.

She moved on to a few other positions before she set up her own design company.

Jackson has a flagship store on Brompton Road and has also designed collections for some of the UK's leading high street retailers including Debenhams and Marks and Spencer.

Jackson is preparing to launch her latest collection at this year's London Fashion Week and will be speaking to CNN and answering any questions you might have about the industry.

Please leave your question for Betty Jackson below and be sure to include where you're writing from.

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  1. Jurgen R. Brul

    Hello Betty Jackson and CNN friends,

    I would like an answer from Betty Jackson on the following questions:

    – How will your the fashion Improve our world?

    – What can we expect from you in 2011?

    I am awaiting Betty Jackson’s replies.
    Greetings,
    Jurgen R. Brul
    Hometown: Paramaribo
    Nativity country: Suriname

    February 20, 2011 at 9:24 pm | Reply
  2. Michael

    You're quite known for not liking the spotlight, why is that, especially when you compare yourself to other designers that bask in the glory?

    February 21, 2011 at 3:34 pm | Reply
  3. stephanie

    Any plans to design Kate Middleton's dress? If not, what do you think it should look like?

    February 21, 2011 at 3:35 pm | Reply
  4. Jonny Fashion

    You helped put London Fashion week on the map 27 years ago, how do you think it has changed and developed since then?

    February 21, 2011 at 3:36 pm | Reply
  5. leila

    so many of your clothes are so bright and energetic – why is it you always wear black then?

    February 22, 2011 at 4:43 pm | Reply
  6. Jessie Fashion

    Hey Betty Jackson!

    I just want to know if you have a book about yourself or a book with you in it so I can read it and find out about your amazing fashion stories!

    Jessie Fashion

    February 26, 2011 at 3:50 pm | Reply
  7. Augusta Rickman

    How crazy is that, it's interesting that they consider that.

    March 4, 2011 at 5:10 pm | Reply

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