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Bill Blass

 (1922 - 2002)
Bill Blass was active/lived in New York, Connecticut, Indiana.  Bill Blass is known for fashion and car interior design, camouflage artist.

Biography   Bill Blass

William Ralph "Bill" Blass (June 22, 1922 - June 12, 2002) was an American fashion designer, born in Fort Wayne, Indiana. He was the recipient of many fashion awards, including seven Coty Awards and the Fashion Institute of Technology's Lifetime Achievement Award (1999).

Bill Blass, born William Ralph Blass in 1922, was the only son of Ralph Aldrich Blass, a traveling hardware salesman who committed suicide when his son was five years old, and his wife, the former Ethyl Easter Keyser (died 1952), a dressmaker. He had one sister, Virginia Mae (born 1920).

In his autobiography Blass wrote that the margins in his school books were filled with sketches of Hollywood-inspired fashions instead of notes. At fifteen, he began sewing, s   ...  Displaying 750 of 3606 characters.

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