Obituaries

Mirai and Kansai Yamamoto

Designer and Luxury

Fashion Trailblazer Kansai Yamamoto Dead at 76

The influential designer rose to fame after dressing David Bowie as Ziggy Stardust.

clock July 27, 2020Kelly Wetherille

Echo Design Group's Dorothy "Dot" Roberts.

Hats, Gloves and More

Echo Design Group Chairwoman Dorothy ‘Dot’ Roberts, Dies at 91

Roberts led the scarf manufacturing brand for nearly 70 years.

clock June 12, 2020Misty White Sidell

Nejma Beard, Peter Beard

Media

Peter Beard, 82, Built a Lifetime of Art, Photography and Adventures

Through the decades, Beard took photographs, published books, kept artistic journals and championed environmentalism.

clock April 20, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

Nejma Beard, Peter Beard

Media

Peter Beard’s Family Confirms His Death

The 82-year old photographer had been reported missing March 31 from his Montauk, N.Y. home.

clock April 19, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

Gerry Rubinfeld

Business Features

Longtime Textiles Executive Gerry Rubinfeld Dies at 77

Throughout his career, Rubinfeld was open to trying new ideas.

clock April 7, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

Anne Bass, 2010.

People

Anne Bass, Socialite and Arts Patron, Dies at 78

Bass was a fixture of the New York scene in the Eighties and Nineties.

clock April 2, 2020Leigh Nordstrom

Barry Cohen

Retail

Barry Cohen of Traub Consulting Dies at 67

A key player at Traub, Cohen was also an educator and a longtime retailer.

clock March 31, 2020David Moin

Mens Fashion

Norman Feinberg, Founder of Mannor Corp., Dies

He helped spearhead a relocation of key men’s wear brands to 1350 Avenue of the Americas.

clock March 31, 2020Jean E. Palmieri

Thomas Miller.

People

Thomas Miller, Anna Sui’s Right-Hand Man, Dies at 61

Fashion shows, artist collaborations, museum exhibitions, book research — Thomas Miller’s involvement with Anna Sui’s career was vast.

clock February 20, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

Nina Griscom attends the Metropolitan Museum of Art's joint 100th year birthday party/gala benefit to help wipe out its operating deficit, 1980.

People

Services Planned for Nina Griscom, 65, Socialite, TV Host, Designer, Writer

Griscom worked as a TV personality, ran home decor boutiques, designed handbags and pitched in with various charities among other pursuits.

clock January 27, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

Bill Kaiserman on the far left.

People

Four-time Coty Award Winner William Kaiserman Dies at 77

In the Seventies, Kaiserman held fashion shows on Pier 55 and in Studio 54 — when the yet-to-be-opened nightclub was just a raw construction space.

clock January 21, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

Mama Cax

Fashion Scoops

Model Mama Cax Has Died

The model, activist and blogger had worked for Rihanna, Tommy Hilfiger, Asos and Olay, among others.

clock December 20, 2019Kellie Ell

7 Things Jake Burton Carpenter Was Known For

Fashion Scoops

7 Things You Might Not Know About Jake Burton Carpenter

The Burton Snowboards founder was a pioneer in snowboarding and shaped the sport as we know it.

clock November 21, 2019Layla Ilchi

Snowboard Pioneer Jake Burton Carpenter

People

Jake Burton Carpenter: A Sports Pioneer

The entrepreneur was an early advocate for casual dress codes, environmentally friendly practices and artist collaborations.

clock November 21, 2019Rosemary Feitelberg and Jean E. Palmieri

Gert Boyle with her son Tim.

People

Gert Boyle’s Son Tim on Working With His Unstoppable Mother

With no professional work experience, Gert Boyle was foisted into the top role in her family business.

clock November 4, 2019Rosemary Feitelberg

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