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Calvin Klein

Fashion Walk of Fame

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, May 16, 2012
1. Calvin Klein Marker
Inscription. There has never been a more recognizable and controversial name in the realm of American fashion than Calvin Klein. He is the master of the clean and minimal style that dominated global fashion in the late 20th Century, but is also famous for his groundbreaking advertisements for products ranging from jeans to perfume to underwear. An indisputable marketing genius, his very name evokes assertive sensuality.
 
Erected 2000.
 
Location. 40° 45.268′ N, 73° 59.284′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker can be reached from Seventh Avenue. Click for map. This marker is located in the sidewalk on east side of Seventh Avenue between West 39th Street and West 40th Street. Marker is at or near this postal address: 545 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. Diane von Furstenberg (a few steps from this marker); Fashion Walk of Fame (a few steps from this marker); Bill Blass (a few steps from this marker); Ralph Lauren (within shouting distance of this marker); Geoffrey Beene (within shouting distance
Calvin Klein Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 16, 2012
2. Calvin Klein Marker
of this marker); Ralph Rucci (within shouting distance of this marker); Donald Brooks (within shouting distance of this marker); Stephen Burrows (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in New York.
 
Also see . . .  Calvin Klein - infomat. In 1982, by adding style and his logo to boxers and briefs, Klein conquered the underwear market. He blurred the boundaries between the sexes, designing masculine bikinis for women. In the late 1980s, Klein entered the fragrance market with the launch of Obsession and Eternity. (Submitted on August 11, 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 245 times since then and 4 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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