MEGHAN MARKLE’S ENGAGEMENT DRESS DESIGNER ‘USED FASHION HOUSE TO FUND LAVISH LIFE INCLUDING £1,500 WEEKLY SALON TRIPS’
Tamara Ralph, 39, and her ex-business accomplice Michael Russo, 40, “personally enriched themselves” earlier than their firm Ralph & Russo collapsed, in accordance with claims in paperwork launched by the Excessive Courtroom.
Ms Ralph is being sued by the corporate’s directors for £20.8 million in damages, however has denied any wrongdoing and is defending in opposition to the declare.
Ralph & Russo designed the Duchess of Sussex’s £56,000 engagement costume, in addition to robes for stars together with Gwyneth Paltrow and Kylie Minogue.
Directors for the corporate are actually suing Ms Ralph, after telling the Excessive Courtroom that she “extracted substantial sums” when she was in “de facto management”.
In newly launched authorized papers, it’s alleged that Ms Ralph spent greater than £1,500 on “weekly blow-drys” on the Larry King hair salon in South Kensington, London – and the associated fee was charged to an organization bank card, the Mail on Sunday experiences.
Courtroom paperwork additionally declare that Ms Ralph spent greater than £300 of firm money on luxurious lingerie at a retailer in Paris and £130 on an eyelash remedy.It has additionally been claimed that Ms Ralph complained that her £225,000 wage was “extraordinarily low” for somebody in her place.
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