Gustave Tassell, the Coty Award-winning designer who created clothes for Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and Princess Grace of Monaco, died in Los Angeles on June 9 of complications from Alzheimer’s disease. He was 88.
Among Tassell’s most famous looks were the streamlined dresses he designed for Kennedy Onassis’ goodwill tour of India in 1962.
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?"