Memorial services for Melvin T. Matsui will be held Saturday, May 4, at the Seattle Buddhist Church. Matsui, the founder of Code Bleu and Simply Blue, died at his home in Seattle on April 12 after a long battle with cancer at the age of 68.
A member of the brain trust that propelled Brittania to dominance in the young men’s jeans category in the Seventies, Matsui was drawn to the fashion business after working at Seattle’s Bon Marche during his college years. He spent four years in key merchandising and sourcing roles for the company in Hong Kong before returning to Seattle in 1979.
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A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"