Celebrity Deaths in Fashion

  • Katie May, 34 (2016)

    Katie May

    Katie May, a Sports Illustrated magazine model also known as the Queen of Snapchat, has died of a stroke at 34, according to multiple news sources. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.

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  • Andre Courreges, 92 (1923 - 2016)

    Andre Courreges

    Andre Courreges, a French fashion designer who claimed to have invented the miniskirt during the 1960s, has died, according to The Associated Press. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.

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  • Arnold Scaasi, 85 (1930 - 2015)

    Arnold Scaasi

    Fashion designer Arnold Scaasi, whose flamboyant creations adorned presidents' wives, movie stars and socialites, has died. He was 85. By JOCELYN NOVECK, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Designer Arnold Scaasi, whose bright, flamboyant creations adorned first ladies from Mamie Eisenhower to Laura Bush and film stars from Elizabeth Taylor to Barbra Streisand, has died. He was 85. Scaasi...

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  • Christian Audigier, 57 (1958 - 2015)

    Christian Audigier

    By ROBERT JABLON, The Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fashion designer Christian Audigier, who was born in France but gained fame and fortune in the United States with his tattoo-inspired, street-wise designs for the Ed Hardy and Von Dutch brands, died Friday. He was 57. Audigier died at 3:45 a.m. at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, hospital spokeswoman Laura Coverson said. Audigier...

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  • Madame Carven (2015)

    Madame  Carven

    By THOMAS ADAMSON, The Associated PressPARIS (AP) — Madame Carven, the ready-to-wear and perfume pioneer who founded the fashion house Carven in 1945, has died. She was 105.France's fashion federation says that she died in Paris on Monday.Madame Carven, whose real name was Marie-Louise Carven-Grog, was a contemporary of Christian Dior — and was one of Paris' most sought after designers...

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