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Obituary: Margaret Corsello, Former WWD Market Editor

Margaret Mazzaraco Corsello, a former market editor and reporter for Women’s Wear Daily, died of…

Obit: Randall Ridless, Interior Designer

Randall A. Ridless was instrumental in bringing stores such I. Magnin and Bergdorf's into the modern era by…

Talbots Founder Nancy Talbot Dies at 89

Nancy Talbot, who recognized the dearth of stylish clothes for suburbanites and launched Talbots Inc. with…

Obit: Jimmy Moore, Fragments Jewelry Co-Founder

Jimmy Moore, co-founder of the New York-based Fragments jewelry store and showroom, died Friday at his home…

Jean-Claude de Givenchy Dies at 84

Brother of designer headed Givenchy’s fragrance and couture businesses.

Obit: Eickmeyer, Lauder Store Designer, 80

Robert Eickmeyer, who developed and opened the first freestanding Clinique store outside the U.S., died…

Designer Claudie Pierlot Dies at 61

Founder of contemporary firm recently sold her shares to Sandro and Maje.

Obituary: Patricia Turck Paquelier, L’Oréal Exec, 51

Patricia Turck Paquelier, who married the dynamics of high fashion with luxury beauty as a top executive at…

Obituary: Industry Veteran George West, 75

George West, a veteran of the apparel industry, died Nov. 21 at Mount Sinai Hospital in Miami Beach.

Movado’s Gerry Grinberg Dies

Gedalio "Gerry" Grinberg, chairman of Movado Group, died Sunday in Manhattan. He was 77.

Industry Veteran Frank P. LoPinto, 82, Dies

Frank P. LoPinto, who worked for companies including Ellen Tracy, Philippe Adec, Burberry, and Geoffrey…

Obit: Helen Galland, Former Head of Bonwit Teller

Helen Galland, who was president and chief executive officer of Bonwit Teller from 1980 to 1983, died Monday…

Paul Starr Remembered

The discovery of celebrity makeup artist Paul Starr's body Tuesday in his Los Angeles home shocked and…

Makeup Artist Paul Starr Dead at 48

Paul Starr was found dead in his apartment in Los Angeles on Tuesday. He was thought to be 48.

Bridal Executive Ovadia ‘Obie’ Cohen

Longtime bridal executive Ovadia "Obie" Cohen died of cancer July 25 at Monmouth Medical Center in Long…