The Oscar-winning costume designer Jean Louis, whom Galanos worked for at Columbia Pictures, urged him to open his own business, which he did in 1951.
During the decades she worked in fashion, Joan Calabrese designed dresses worn by an assortment of well-known girls from presidential families including the Kennedys and the Bushes.
President John F. Kennedy’s casual New England look has influenced generations.
The iconic 18-karat gold timepiece carries a personal inscription and is expected to fetch up to $120,000 next month.
The former East Hampton, N.Y., home of eccentric socialite Edith Beale is listed for $20 million.