Edith Pierce, a well-known fashion designer who was the wife of fashion icon Edwardian fashion icon Robert Piafer, died Friday in New York, the Associated Press reported.
The Associated Press said she was 96.
She was a fashion icon in her own right, fashion pioneer and one of the first female designers to use couture to market herself.
She also was an icon in the world of fashion design.
“My husband had a lot more ideas for her,” Piaff wrote in her autobiography.
“And she would ask, ‘What are you thinking?
You need a ring, for example?’
They married in 1953 and they have two children, Elizabeth and Michael. “
Piaferes husband was a successful advertising executive and also a photographer, and the two had been together since he was 13 years old.
They married in 1953 and they have two children, Elizabeth and Michael.
Piafs daughter, Elizabeth, wrote in an Instagram post Friday that “I will never know what the day would have been like if we had a ring.”
Her father’s wife, actress and model Margaret Sanger, also wrote on Instagram: “He had a life full of love, joy and beauty.
He is our hero.
He will live on forever.
He has made so many wonderful friends.
He taught me so much about the power of love.
“Piaffe was born in Brooklyn in 1930.
She went on to earn a law degree at Harvard Law School.
She died of colon cancer at the age of 86.
She had been a member of the New York City bar since 1962.
She founded the New Jersey Bar Association in 1964, where she was chairwoman from 1966 to 1976 and served as president from 1977 to 1979.
She later served as chairwoman of the National Association of Attorneys General, which has been involved in civil rights litigation.
Picaff founded the fashion house Edith Potter in 1952.
She opened Piaftress in 1965 and moved to New York in 1973.
In 1988, she became the first designer to be featured on the cover of Vanity Fair.
The designer and fashion mogul was also a philanthropist, helping to establish the Women’s Health Institute in her hometown of New Jersey.
In 2009, Piafed a memorial service at the Elizabeth Hotel in New Jersey, where Piafuess daughter, Susan Piafing, also served as pallbearer.
“I think our job is to make it easier and to make a difference.””
We have the same goal, which is to help women and families,” she said.
“I think our job is to make it easier and to make a difference.”