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To be quite honest, I don't think there's a lot to recommend getting older apart from grandchildren, I still feel very young within myself and it shocks me to think that I'm 66. But at the same time, I'm very proud to have reached this age. And, believe me, I can still teach those grandchildren a thing or two. [Interview with Fiona McCarthy, 2011]
She was awarded the OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2011 Queen's New Years Honours List for her services to the fashion industry. She is a fashion designer.