Florence + the Machine is the recording name of English musician Florence Welch and a collaboration of other artists who provide music for her voice. Florence + the Machine's sound has been described as a combination of various genres, including rock and soul. The Sunday Times described Welch as "the most peculiar and most highly acclaimed female singer of the moment" Tells the story of her upbringing in South London to her thrilling rise to international fame as a singer and also a highly individual fashion icon. Her collaborations and working relationships with Chanel Creative Director Karl Lagerfeld, her manager Mairead Nash and her friend Isabella Summers who to this day forms part of 'the machine'. How her sense of style has captured the imaginations of fans and fashion editors the world over. The stories behind the glittering award ceremonies, TV appearances and international tours.