From left: Carla Zampatti's children Bianca Spender, Alexander Schuman and Allegra Spender, reading a eulogy at their mother's funeral.

Designer and Luxury

Australian Designer Carla Zampatti’s State Funeral Held in Sydney

Eleven hundred people packed St. Mary’s Cathedral in Sydney on Thursday morning to honor the Australian designer, who died on April 3.

clock April 15, 2021Patty Huntington

Australian fashion designer Carla Zampatti.

Fashion Features

Australian Designer Carla Zampatti to Be Honored With a State Funeral

The veteran Australian designer died in Sydney on April 3, one week after a fall at the opera.

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Giancarlo DiTrapano, Founder of Tyrant Books, Lit Magazine, Dies

DiTrapano started a magazine that turned into a small, beloved and respected publisher of mostly unknown talent.

clock April 2, 2021Kali Hays

The flowers were growing by the hour on Tuesday, March 23, 2021. They were left by multitudes of mourners for the 10 people killed at the Boulder King Soopers in Boulder, Colo. on Monday. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette via AP)

Fashion Scoops

Former Hearst Photo Director Lynn Murray Was Among Boulder Shooting Victims

The 62-year-old previously worked for Hearst Publications and Condé Nast.

clock March 24, 2021Rosemary Feitelberg

Designer Jessica McClintock in her San Francisco Office on August 8, 1989.

Fashion Scoops

Jessica McClintock, Favored Designer for Proms, Dies at 90

The San Francisco-based designer created a lifestyle brand.

clock March 14, 2021Rosemary Feitelberg

Howard Silver (left) with designers Stan Herman and Donna Karan.

Fashion Scoops

Howard Silver, Purveyor of Luxury and Niche Fabrics, Dies

Silver revived his father’s textile business, Jasco Fabrics, becoming a source for nearly every notable American brand.

clock March 13, 2021Kali Hays

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Longtime Departures Editor Richard David Story Dies at 68

The New York-based editor was an inveterate traveler.

clock March 6, 2021Rosemary Feitelberg and Kathryn Hopkins

Mistergentleman Takeshi Osumi

Designer and Luxury

Takeshi Osumi, Designer of Mistergentleman, Dies at 47

The brand shared the news of his Jan. 24 death via a post on Instagram

clock February 3, 2021Kelly Wetherille

Heidi Weisel


Fashion Designer Heidi Weisel Dies at 59

The New York designer was known to infuse modernity into her collections.

clock January 30, 2021Rosemary Feitelberg

French fashion designer Pierre Cardin.

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Industry Mourns Designer Pierre Cardin

The Space Age couturier passed away at the age of 98 in Paris.

clock December 29, 2020Layla Ilchi

Jack Lenor Larsen


Textile Designer and Weaver Jack Lenor Larsen Dies at 93

The weaver and textile designer used his vast travels to preserve handcrafted techniques.

clock December 23, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

John Camuto

Human Resources

John Camuto, Member of Camuto Shoe Family, Dies at 31

The son of the late Vince Camuto served at Camuto Group and also had his own shoe line.

clock December 19, 2020Katie Abel

5 Facts to Know About Zappos Cofounder Tony Hsieh

Fashion Scoops

6 Facts About Zappos Cofounder Tony Hsieh

The executive died unexpectedly on Nov. 27.

clock December 1, 2020Layla Ilchi

Evans C. Reitman-Swiss

Business Features

Textile Executive Evans C. Reitman-Swiss Dies at 91

The former textile executive died of complications from COVID-19.

clock November 29, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

Kenzo, 2017.

Fashion Scoops

7 Facts to Know About Fashion Designer Kenzo Takada

The revolutionary fashion designer died on Oct. 4 due to coronavirus-related complications.

clock October 5, 2020Layla Ilchi

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