By and  on February 4, 2015

NEW YORK — Koos Van Den Akker’s company will go forward following the Dutch-born fashion designer’s death.

Known for his colorful, collage-like work that influenced designers such as Geoffrey Beene, Nicolas Ghesquière and Marc Jacobs, Van Den Akker, 75, died of colon cancer at Mt. Sinai Beth Israel Hospital here on Tuesday.

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