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James Dean

James Dean (1931-1955) was an actor who embodied the restless spirit of American youth in the 1950s and quickly became an icon of popular culture after his tragic death in a car accident in Califor...

Christian Dior

Christian Dior (1905-1957) was a famous French fashion designer who headquartered his couture label in Paris in 1946. The following year, he debuted the "New Look" which established his reputation:...

Paul Poiret

Paul Poiret (1879-1944) was the most popular designer of the pre-World War I period, perhaps best known for his hobble (or pencil) skirt design, a vertical, tight-bottomed style that forced women t...

Clara Lemlich Shavelson

Clara Lemlich Shavelson (1886-1982) was a labor activist and an organizer for the shirtwaist workers in early twentieth century New York. She had already been arrested seventeen times and suffered...

Brooke Shields

Brooke Shields (1965-present) is a veteran actress and model who started out as a child star, having modeled since she was less than one year old. Shields has starred in several films, including Pr...

Levi Strauss

Levi Strauss (1829-1902), originally named Loeb Strauss, was a Bavarian immigrant who during the California Gold Rush went into business as a dry goods wholesaler on San Francisco's Market Street....

André Leon Talley

André Leon Talley (1948-present) is the editor-at-large of Vogue magazine, and one of the most internationally recognizable figures in the fashion industry. Talley was the magazine's creative...
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