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Obituaries

Chris-Tia Donaldson, Founder of TGIN, Dies at 42

Donaldson's passing was announced via TGIN's Instagram.

Cultural Wunderkind and Archivist Steven Mark Klein Dies at 70

A tribute for the multifaceted talent is being planned for some time next year.

Fashion Consultant, Show Producer and Stylist Janet Racy Dies at 69

Through the years, Racy worked with a range of designers including Alber Elbaz, Karl Lagerfeld and Christian…

Gerald Alan Barnes, Former Top Neiman Marcus Executive, Dies at 68

Those who knew Gerald Barnes considered him a renaissance man.

Retail and Footwear Executive Edward D. Solomon, 90

Edward Solomon's career in retail and footwear spanned nearly half a century.

Longtime Style Director and FIT Professor Lynda Johnson Dies at 65

Johnson worked at Fairchild Publications for nearly 27 years and at FIT for 34 years.

Longtime Yves Saint Laurent Confidante Connie Uzzo Dies at 85

The native New Yorker grew up in a Brooklyn family and mixed with the upper echelons of the fashion industry.

Boutique Owner, Washington Wives’ Fashion Consultant Frankie Welch Dies at 97

The entrepreneurial Welch also consulted with first ladies Lady Bird Johnson and Betty Ford.

‘Queen of Lace’ and Special Occasion Pioneer Ursula Rickenbacher Dies

After becoming an American citizen in 1984, Rickenbacher vowed to make all of her products in the U.S.

Fashion Photographer Hiro, Who Excelled in Originality, Dies at 90

The photographer was known for his Surrealism, unexpected lighting, experimentation and bold colors.

Elaine MacNeil, Former L’Oréal USA Executive, Dies at 72

The former general manager of Urban Decay and consultant for L'Oréal Luxe was 72.

Fashion Designer Morton Myles Dies at 92

A familiar face on Seventh Avenue and Fire Island, Myles was known for creating affordable, smart clothing.

Former Chanel Accessories Designer Frances Patiky Stein Dies

The New York-born creative worked for Halston and Calvin Klein before moving on to Chanel.

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…

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.