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We have opened our own shop in London.

The New Fashion Shop is at :-

51 Beauchamp Place, Knightsbridge, London SW3.

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telephone 0207 584 5659

If you want to be on our mailing list please telephone us.
01873 853559 or e-mail us

designers evening dresses salesWe have a personal shopper and consultant in London who would be pleased to see you by appointment, including after the normal shop hours and show you the wearable art collection of designer women's clothing from petite to plus size. The largest selection from collection is of course at our new fashion shop in London. You can visit our design studios in Wales. We are within easy reach of London very near to Bristol, Bath, Cardiff, Swansea and Hereford. Abergavenny has very good motorway connections to Birmingham, the Midlands and the West Country. We would be pleased to meet you should you wish to visit Wales. Please telephone for an appointment.


Shop On-Line

Charles and Patricia Lester, 51 Beauchamp Place, Knightsbridge, London. - 0207 584 5659

Charles and Patricia Lester, The Workhouse, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire. - 01873 853559

Fortnum and Mason, Piccadilly, London. 0207 734 8040

Julie Fitzmaurice, 40-42 Parliament Street, Harrogate. - 01423 562 932

The following shop specialises in clothes for the woman with a fuller figure. We can arrange for pieces from the collection to be sent to this shop.

Emma Plus, Church Street, Brighton. tel 01273 327 240

The shops below are to special order only. We can arrange for pieces from the collection to be sent to these shops.

Emma Somerset, Knightsbridge, London. (to order only)

Emma Somerset, Harrogate, Yorkshire. (to order only)

Emma Somerset, Wilmslow, Cheshire. (to order only)

Liberty, Regent Street, London. 0207 734 1234 The collection is no longer in the store.


Please contact us for update information if you are interested.

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Directors: Patricia Lester MBE, Charles Lester.


Things to do and see in South Wales and its luxury hotels and famous restaurants

Abergavenny is known as The Gateway to Wales and is at the start of the Brecon Beacons and the Brecon Becons National Park. The M4 motorway makes all the South of England and home counties accessible to this unique market town. Abergavenny is in South Wales, it is not far from the cities of Cardiff, Bristol, Bath, Hereford, Newport and Swansea. There are very good rail and road links with the West Midlands, Birmingham, Oxford, the West country - Devon, Dorset, Wiltshire, Somerset and Avon and Cornwall. Abergavenny is also at the hub of many famous events, with so many things to do and see, even Harry Potter's bus stopped at Abergavenny! The Brecon Jazz Festival is only twenty miles away as is the Celtic Manor Hotel in Newport which has several golf courses and is to be host to the Ryder Cup in the year 2010. The internationally famous Hay Literary Festival, held at Hay on Wye, attracts many famous visitors including Bill and Hilary Clinton, who were guests at this year's festival. There are a number of places to stay from the exotic and luxurious hotel - Llangoed Hall (the inspiration of Sir Bernard Ashley - cofounder of the Laura Ashley fashion label) - to The Bear in Crickhowell (winner of the British Pub of the Year Award as well as the AA Welsh Pub of the Year. Gliffaes Country House Hotel is only five miles from the town and is set is over twenty acres of beautiful gardens. The hotel is on the banks of the river Usk, famous for its salmon and trout fishing. Extensive fishing rights on the river can be used by hotel guests. The Three Choirs Festival (Hereford, Gloucester and Worcester) a celebration of choral music, is only an hours drive away. Abergavenny is in the heart of the county of Monmouthshire, a county that has more castles and fortified houses than any other county in Britain.




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Tel: 0044 (0) 1873 855115

Abergavenny, Wales,

NP7 7RL. UK.

fax: 0044 (0) 1873 858666