Freddie’s performance there has become a legend, and while the band did not close the show, they were one of the major headliners whose songs are watched time and time again, even years after the gig.

That autumn, Sir Bob organised a second event, Fashion Aid, which would bring together some of the most major stars of the fashion industry, as well as performers from different worlds.

Designers such as David and Elizabeth Emanuel, Bruce Oldfield and Joseph Tricot took part, as well as those involved with the innovative fashion label BodyMap.

It was not just the catwalk which was filled with stars, as Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, Ringo Starr and Anjelica Huston were among the big names in the crowd.


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