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Donald Brooks

Fashion Walk of Fame

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, May 16, 2012
1. Donald Brooks Marker
Inscription. Donald Brooks was one of the most important American designers in the twentieth century. He began his fashion career in the 1950s working for other companies before launching his own line in 1965. His designs, which featured uncluttered silhouettes, bold colors and large graphic patterns, garnered accolades and three Coty Awards. Later, Brooks became a costumer for both film and stage; he won an Emmy Award and was nominated for a Tony and an Oscar.
 
Erected 2011.
 
Location. 40° 45.238′ N, 73° 59.304′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on Seventh Avenue. Click for map. This marker is located in the sidewalk on east side of Seventh Avenue between West 38th Street and West 39th Street. Marker is at or near this postal address: 535 Seventh Avenue, New York NY 10018, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rudi Gernreich (a few steps from this marker); Ralph Rucci (a few steps from this marker); Halston (within shouting distance of this marker); Ralph Lauren (within shouting distance of this marker); Claire McCardell (within
Donald Brooks Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 16, 2012
2. Donald Brooks Marker
shouting distance of this marker); Fashion Walk of Fame (within shouting distance of this marker); Norman Norell (within shouting distance of this marker); Calvin Klein (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in New York.
 
Also see . . .  Donald Brooks - imdb.com. Though he was considered one of the top fashion designers in America, Mr.Brooks' first love was theatrical design and in 1963 he accomplished a feat all in the same year no designer before or since has rivaled. (Submitted on August 9, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
 
Additional keywords. fashion designer
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicIndustry & Commerce
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 297 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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