- Rudolf "Rudi" Gernreich was an Austrian-born American fashion designer whose avant-garde clothing designs are generally regarded as the most innovative and dynamic fashion of the 1960s
|Born:||08 August 1922 Comment |
|When did Rudi Gernreich die? / Died||21 April 1985|
|How many years did Rudi Gernreich live? / Lived||62 years|
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|How much is Rudi Gernreich worth?||Not disclosed yet. Comment|
Rudi Gernreich facts
- He purposefully used fashion design as a social statement to advance sexual freedom, producing clothes that followed the natural form of the female body, freeing them from the constraints of high fashion
- He was the first to use cutouts, vinyl, and plastic in clothing
- He designed the first thong bathing suit, unisex clothing, the first swimsuit without a built-in bra, the minimalist, soft, transparent No Bra, and the topless monokini
- He was a four-time recipient of the Coty American Fashion Critics Award
- He produced what is regarded as the first fashion video, Basic Black: William Claxton w/ Peggy Moffitt”, in 1966
- He had a long, unconventional, and trend-setting career in fashion design
- He was a founding member of and financially supported the early activities of the Mattachine Society
- He consciously pushed the boundaries of acceptable fashion and used his designs as an opportunity to comment on social issues and to expand society's perception of what was acceptable
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