Obituaries

Glenn O'Brien

Media

Glenn O’Brien Memorial Draws Art, Fashion Crowd

O’Brien passed away in April at 70.

clock September 11, 2017Alexandra Steigrad

Glenn O'Brien

Media

Glenn O’Brien Memorial Scheduled During New York Fashion Week

O’Brien’s memorial will take place on Sept. 10.

clock August 29, 2017Alexandra Steigrad

Mireille Darc

Fashion Scoops

French Actress Mireille Darc Dies

Her hairstyle might have inspired that of France’s First Lady Brigitte Macron.

clock August 28, 2017Mimosa Spencer

Evelyne Prouvost-BerryMarie Claire's 25th Anniversary Party, Cafe Royal, London, Britain - 17 Sep 2013

Media

Marie Claire Founder Évelyne Prouvost Dies at 78

“When I think about the spirit of Marie Claire, I will always hear her voice,” said editor in chief Anne Fulenwider.

clock July 21, 2017Kara Bloomgarden-Smoke

Business Features

Children’s Wear Designer Joan Calabrese Dies at 77

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.

clock July 20, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

Keith Richards Anita Pallenberg

People

Model and Rolling Stone Muse Anita Pallenberg Dies At 73

The cause of the death remains unknown.

clock June 14, 2017Natalie Theodosi

David Delfín Prix de la Moda Marie Claire Award Ceremony, Madrid, Spain - 19 Nov 2015

Designer and Luxury

David Delfín, Spanish Designer, Dies at 46

The designer was considered the “enfant terrible” of Spanish fashion.

clock June 4, 2017Georgina Oliver

Will Schenck

Media

Former Fairchild Executive Will Schenck Dies at 50

Schenck was a former vice president and chief revenue officer of Fairchild Fashion Group and publisher of Rolling Stone.

clock May 12, 2017Kara Bloomgarden-Smoke

Glenn O'Brien

Media

Glenn O’Brien, 70, Dies

O’Brien was a media renaissance man of sorts, whose career reinvention from magazine editor and writer to creative director and ad man, and even TV personality, astounded his contemporaries.

clock April 7, 2017Alexandra Steigrad

Daria Deshuk

Fashion Scoops

Artist Daria Deshuk to be Remembered at Hamptons Memorial at Guild Hall

Deshuk was a vibrant supporter of Earth Celebrations, the group dedicated to protecting the Lower East Side’s community gardens in the late Nineties and early 2000s.

clock April 4, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

On-Ke Wilde in Washington, D.C. in 1968.

Fashion Scoops

Former WWD Textiles Editor On-Ke Wilde Dies at 79 in New York City

In 1991, Wilde’s husband James convinced executives at Time magazine to open an Istanbul bureau which he headed up.

clock March 30, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

Robert L. Wells

Textiles

Robert L. Wells, Longtime Textile Executive, Dead at 90

Wells was the among the first to bring Loden cloth from Austria into the U.S. market.

clock January 26, 2017Arthur Friedman

Jim Miller and daughter Kathy Gendel

Human Resources

James C. Miller, Former Strouss President, Dead at 97

Miller was president of the department store company from 1978 to 1982.

clock January 24, 2017Vicki M. Young

Maddalena De Padova

Business Features

Maddalena De Padova Dies at 88

The entrepreneur founded the renowned Italian design company De Padova in 1956.

clock December 4, 2016Sandra Salibian

Jeffrey Slonim in 2014.

Media

Events, Red Carpet Reporter Jeffrey Slonim Dies at 56

Slonim, a perennial presence at red carpet events, had long held a column on the back page of Allure.

clock October 17, 2016Misty White Sidell

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Naomi Campbell, Claudia Schiffer, Cindy Crawford, Helena Christensen and Carla Bruni closed the Versace show as a tribute to Gianni

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The Original Nineties Supermodels Close Versace Show as a Tribute to Gianni

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