Geoffrey Beene

Geoffrey Beene & model

Geoffrey Beene & model

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Fashion designer Geoffrey Beene (nee` Samuel Albert Bozeman, Jr.), studied fashion in New York and Paris. Geoffrey Beene was famous his artistic talent and for creating comfortable and simple women’s wear. His former apprentices, Kay Unger, Alber Elbaz and Doo Ri Chung are now successful fashion designers. Geoffrey Beene was the recipient of eight Coty awards in his career before passing away in 2004.

“Modernity begins here, as a process of elimination: minimal seams, minimal weight, minimal care, minimal details. Minimalism is, I think, the future…”

_ Geoffrey Beene, interview with Grace Mirabella (former editor-in-chief of Vogue)

in Geoffrey Beene Unbound, 1994

photo credit: zimbio.com

photo credit: zimbio.com

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