Friday, April 11, 2008

Today In History; Oleg Cassini, Fashion Designer

1913: Oleg Cassini began his fashion career designing costumes for Twentieth Century Fox and other movie studios. Later, in 1960, he became the official designer to Jacqueline Kennedy, the chic First Lady who became the epitome of the famed Camelot look. Credited with creating styles such as the A-line dress, turtlenecks for men, and the Nehru jacket, Cassini became a household name, synonymous with great fashion. Over time, he expanded his fashion design empire to include fragrances, luggage, and accessories.

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