1889 – Lucien Lelong was a French fashion designer born in Paris, France. He was well-known for beautiful fabrics and understated dresses and evening wear. 1905 – 1991 – Married and divorced twice, his second wife was Princess Natalie Paley, a daughter of Grand Duke Paul Alexandrovich of Russia . 1910 – He trained at ..
1948 – Born on October 2nd in Queens, New York. An American fashion designer and founder of DKNY. 1971 – She became associate designer and, after Klein died, co-designer with Louis Dell’Olio. 1973 – She married Mark Karan. They had a daughter named Gabby. 1978 – They got divorced. 1983 – Married her second husband, ..
1965 – She was born on the 10th day of June this year in Basingtoke, Hampshire, England. English beachwaer designer, model, and actress. 1986 – Had a high profile 13-year relationship with actor, Hugh Grant. 1994 – Attended the London première of the film Four Weddings and a Funeral starring her then-companion Hugh Grant. 1995 ..
1932 – Roy Halston Frowick, also known as Halston born on the 23rd of April in Des Moines, Iowa. He was an iconic clothing designer. 1953 – Studied at Indiana University, Bloomington, and at the Art Institute of Chicago. 1961 – Began his career as a milliner, designing the pillbox hat Jacqueline Kennedy wore to ..
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1912 – Ray Eames, Ray Bernice Alexandria Kaiser born on the 15th of December in Sacramento, California. American designer best known for the beauty, comfort, elegance, and delicacy of her mass-producible furniture. She also wrote books, made motion pictures, and designed exhibitions, fabrics, and industrial and consumer products. 1940 – She met and began working ..
1905 – Christian Dior was born on January 23st in Granville, France, into a wealthy family and trained for the French diplomatic service. 1935 – Lived in Paris and sold fashion sketches to newspapers, illustrating fashions for the weekly Figaro Illustré. 1938 – Became an assistant designer for the leading couturier of Paris, Robert Piguet. ..
1932 – Born on July 22nd in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. A colorful and flirty fashion designer and Dominican Republic-born designer and owner Oscar de la Renta and partner Ben Shaw (now deceased) founded the company. 1950 – He graduated from highschool in Escuela Normal. – Oscar de la Renta left his native ..
1929 – Born on March 31st in Brussels, Belgium. 1950 – When she was 21 years old her sketch for a woman’s coat won a Jacques Heim design competition sponsored by Harper’s Bazaar magazine. With this award and her sketching ability, Claiborne began working on Seventh Avenue in New York City’s garment district as a ..
1883 – Born in Saumur, France 1920 – Expansion of fashion business including a couture house, a textile factory, and perfume line 1940 – The business went slow and she exiled herself to Switzerland for more than 10 years 1954 – Came back with designs that were hit in the western countries ..