Rachel Ashwell founded the iconic Shabby Chic brand in 1989. She designs bedlinen for Target and babywear for Pottery Barn. Rachel has a store in Los Angeles, and in 2011 she opened "The Prairie by Rachel Ashwell" - a bed and breakfast in Texas. Her previous titles published by CICO are Rachel Ashwell: Shabby Chic Interiors, Rachel Ashwell: Shabby Chic Inspirations and Rachel Ashwell: Couture Prairie. She is based in Los Angeles, USA.