By  on March 31, 2010

It only took two hours and 40 minutes for the Atlantic to swallow the largest passenger vessel in the world on April 15, 1912. The RMS Titanic struck an iceberg a few hundred miles south of Newfoundland and sank, resulting in 1,517 deaths. On April 16, WWD, which happened to have a reporter on board ship, brought the news of the catastrophe to a stunned fashion industry.

 

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