World of Words
Dame Denise L'Estrange-Corbet is co-founder of the WORLD fashion house, established in 1989 with Francis Hooper.
As well as a fashion designer, she is also a mother, published author, having released her autobiography 'All that Glitters' in 2008, an actor, appears regularly on television giving her opinion on various subjects, is an Ambassador for both the IHC Art Awards, and Diabetes NZ, and an ardent supporter of New Zealand made products.
She was won the 'Westpac Women of Influence Award' in 2017 for Arts & Culture, and is also a prolific public speaker.
She dreams of doing absolutely nothing, but rarely gets the chance, She also enjoys reading and loves a good bloody English drama!
She has been described as stunningly beautiful (by herself) and is looking at writing her second book.