Geoffrey Beene

Geoffrey Beene was a medical student in 1946 before the call of couture urged him to move to New York and study at the Traphagen School of Fashion . After completing his studies he moved to Paris in 1948 and enrolled at Academie Julian and l'Ecole de la Syndicate d'Haute Couture and to work for British fashion designer, Edward Molyneux. Returning to New York in 1951 Beene worked for various designers before setting up his own house in 1962. His first collection was launched in 1963 and a dress ... Read More

Geoffrey Beene