Fashion designer Charlie Brown is furiously chopping onions when I visit. What’s for dinner? “Sabbath minestrone,” she says. A specialty? Charlie lets out a throaty laugh. “No! I’ve never cooked it before in my life!”
The California native moved to Australia in the 1980s and launched her eponymous fashion label soon after. The philanthropist and Australia Day Ambassador now lives in Sydney’s exclusive Point Piper, with her property developer husband, Danny Avidan, son David, daughter, Francesca and a pair of Pomeranians called Memphis and Pricella.
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