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Obituaries

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…

Former Hearst Photo Director Lynn Murray Was Among Boulder Shooting Victims

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

Jessica McClintock, Favored Designer for Proms, Dies at 90

The San Francisco-based designer created a lifestyle brand.

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…

Longtime Departures Editor Richard David Story Dies at 68

The New York-based editor was an inveterate traveler.

Takeshi Osumi, Designer of Mistergentleman, Dies at 47

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

Fashion Designer Heidi Weisel Dies at 59

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

Fashion Industry Mourns Designer Pierre Cardin

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

Textile Designer and Weaver Jack Lenor Larsen Dies at 93

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

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.

6 Facts About Zappos Cofounder Tony Hsieh

The executive died unexpectedly on Nov. 27.

Textile Executive Evans C. Reitman-Swiss Dies at 91

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

7 Facts to Know About Fashion Designer Kenzo Takada

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

Keith Hufnagel, Skater, Huf Brand Founder, Dies

Hufnagel was one of the first skaters to launch a brand and an early purveyor of streetwear.

Fashion Trailblazer Kansai Yamamoto Dead at 76

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