Over the years, Norwood built Overton Apparel into a multi-million-dollar business, adding brands Tiger Mountain and Cotton Brothers.
Hunter started his career at Pierre Cardin in its heyday, then moved upscale to Giorgio Armani. For his last ten years in the industry, he was VP of sales at Tombolini.
James “Jim” Moore, a menswear executive whose career spanned 50 years, died on March 8 at the age of 84.
Henry T. Segerstrom, the developer of Orange County, Calif.’s South Coast Plaza—the largest mall on the West Coast—has died at the age of 91.
Mort Gordon, a licensing executive and a former editor for the Daily News Record, has died at the age of 87.
A memorial service for designer Vince Camuto is scheduled for February 5 at St. Ignatius of Loyola in NYC.
Camuto, the co-founder of Nine West and his own brand, was 78.
Milton Julian, a former Chapel Hill, N.C. retailer, died on Saturday at the age of 96.
Burton “Bud” Ruby, the former head of Jaymar-Ruby Inc., died at the age of 95 on December 27.
Gitman Bros. co-founder Alfie Gitman has died at 85, ten months after his twin brother Sheldon passed.
Warren Palmer Sewell, Jr., former CEO of the Bremen, Ga.-based Warren Sewell Clothing Co., has died. He was 84.
Seymour Landau, a former menswear executive who worked for Peerless, Hartmarx and Bidermann, has died.
Douglas Dayton, who founded the retail giant Target as a division of the Minneapolis-based department store chain Dayton’s in 1960, has died at 88.
Edwin Wachtel, one of the co-founders of the Members Only sportswear brand and a prominent horse breeder, has died. He was 81.
Bernard Lansky, the legendary “Clothier to the King” who outfitted Elvis Presley and many other of rock’s early stars at his Memphis shop Lansky Brothers, has died at the age of 85.
Don Robbie, who designed menswear for Yves St. Laurent and Pierre Cardin, has died.