New York in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Fashion Walk of Fame
Location. 40° 45.196′ N, 73° 59.335′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker can be reached from Seventh Avenue. Touch for map. This marker is located in the sidewalk on Seventh Avenue between West 37th Street and West 38th Street. Marker is at or near this postal address: 515 7th Avenue, New York NY 10018, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lilly Daché (a few steps from this marker); Perry Ellis (a few steps from this marker); Mainbocher (within shouting distance of this marker); Norman Norell (within shouting distance of this marker); Claire McCardell (within shouting Halston (within shouting distance of this marker); Rudi Gernreich (within shouting distance of this marker); Donald Brooks (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
Also see . . . Willi Smith - Answers.com. Rising quickly in the fashion world to become one of the industry's most successful young designers, Willi Smith was part of a vanguard of hip young black designers who first made their mark in the late 1960s. The sportswear he created for WilliWear Ltd. in the 1970s and 1980s was noted for its relaxed, street-smart, and often oversized look that made it functional but fun. (Submitted on August 8, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on April 10, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 8, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 263 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 8, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.