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Nancy Reagan’s Prized Designer Adolfo Sardinia Dies at 98

The New York-based designer was born in Cuba, worked at Balenciaga in Paris and then made a name for himself…

‘Diva of Shoulder Pads’ and QVC Designer Kathleen Kirkwood Dies at 62

Kirkwood zeroed in on items and favored accessories that needed some perking up.

Aaron M. Feuerstein, Former CEO of Malden Mills Industries, Dies at 95

Feuerstein died this past Thursday after falling ill earlier in the week at his home in Brookline, Mass.

Kiton’s Founder Ciro Paone Dies at 88

One of the most charismatic entrepreneurs in Italian fashion, Paone spread the Neapolitan sartorial heritage…

Willie Garson, ‘Sex and the City’ Star, Dies at 57

The actor was expected to reprise his role as Stanford Blatch in HBO Max's upcoming "Sex and the City"…

Slowear’s President and CEO Roberto Compagno Dies at 62

Compagno spearheaded the growth of the Venice-based fashion company, parent to brands including Incotex…

Eric Sung-Tsei Chen, Markwins Beauty Brands Founder and CEO, Dies at 63

Chen's passing was unexpected, the company announced.

Angelo Zegna, Son of Ermenegildo Zegna, Dies at 97

The entrepreneur, who took the reins of the family company in 1966, died in Trivero, Italy.

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

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

Orvis’ Leigh H. Perkins Dead at 93

He retired in 1992 his grandson continues to helm the outdoors brand.

Lee Abraham 2nd, Associated Merchandising Corp., Dies at 93

The retail merchant rose from a department store floorwalker to the head of a powerful international sourcing…

Bernie Madoff Dies at 82

Madoff led one of the biggest Ponzi schemes in U.S. history.

DMX, Multi-Platinum Recording Artist, Passes Away at 50

DMX, whose real name was Earl Simmons, suffered a heart attack on April 2.

Marvin Lord, Leading Apparel Executive, Dies at 83

The veteran of the apparel industry had a spectrum of skills and was instrumental in certain key licensing…

Fred Segal, Famed L.A. Retailer, Dies

Segal began with a store that sold jeans in 1961, but that store grew into a new style of retail altogether.