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Fashion designer Geoffrey Beene created high-quality clothing for women and men in subtle colors and simple design. He won eight Coty awards.
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Fashion designer Geoffrey Beene was born in Haynesville Louisiana on August 30, 1924. He studied fashion in New York and Paris. He was noted for his unconventional design, but his simple style and muted colors for both men and women, won him eight Coty awards before his death in 2004.
Fashion designer Geoffrey Beene was born Samuel Albert Bozeman, Jr. in Haynesville, Louisiana, on August 30, 1924. He studied fashion in New York City and Paris, in 1949 beginning a design career noteworthy for unconventional designs even before he started his own New York company (1962). His high-quality, ready-to-wear clothing for women and men, subtly coloured and distinctively simple, brought him eight Coty Awards.
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