Lucy Christiana, Lady Duff-Gordon (née Sutherland) (13 June 1863 – 20 April 1935) was a leading fashion designer in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, best known as "Lucile", her professional name. She survived the sinking of the Titanic along with her husband Sir Cosmo Duff Gordon and maid in controversy as they were in one of the 1st lifeboats that contained only 12 people.
*COAT by LUCILLE: a highly influential + innovative fashion designer. Allen Kamp of the John Marshall Law School has located this photogarph of a coat,c.1923, silk brocade + velvet, designed by the House of Lucille, Lady Duff Gordon's fashion company. In addition to being famous in her day as a designer, Lucy + her husband Cosmo Duff-Gordon were survivors of the sinking of the Titanic,+ she makes a brief appearance as a character in the James Cameron film.
Edwardian Designer Lucile, Lady Duff Gordon Gets Her Due – WWD
*TITANIC: Edwardian couturière and Titanic survivor Lady Duff Gordon, aka Lucile, c. 1912
from Lady Duff Gordon for Sears & Roebuck Catalog- Spring/Summer 1917
Lady Lucy Duff-Gordon, fashion designer and a survivor of the 1912 Titanic disaster.
1918 Lady Duff-Gordon for Sears Catalog by Sacheverelle, via Flickr