Zowie left Arts University Plymouth in 1985 and went on to set up the highly successful independent fashion label Boudicca. In 2008 Boudicca was invited to become a guest member of Haute Couture in Paris and showed its first Haute Couture collection to rave reviews.
Zowie and her partner Brian Kirkby have always been involved in the arts, collaborating with Tate Modern, artist Gillian Wearing, architect David Adjaye and film director Mike Figgis. She is now Head of Fashion at Royal College of Art in London.
Zowie was awarded an Honorary Fellowship in 2022 by Arts University Plymouth in recognition of her outstanding contribution to fashion and to fashion design education.
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