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'Cancer made me pull my life together': Zandra Rhodes on fun, fashion and Freddie Mercury

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

One of Britain's greatest designers, she has dressed everyone from Princess Diana to Diana Ross. She discusses punk, pink hair and staying creative after serious illness Zandra Rhodes was doing a yoga session with a friend in the early weeks of the pandemic when she realised that something was wrong. “It's a funny story,” she says. “We were lying on our lilac mats in my rainbow penthouse, and I was breathing deeply - and my stomach felt full. And I thought, why is it full? I haven't had a meal today.” It turned out she had a tumour. “It was in the bile and going into whatever's near it,”...
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