Geoffrey Beene

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Birthday
30, 1924
Birthplace
Hayensville, LA
Death Date
Sep 28, 2004 (80)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
30, 1924
Birthplace
Hayensville, LA
Death Date
Sep 28, 2004 (80)

About

One of the top fashion designers of New York who became known for his formal wear and accessories design.

Before Fame

He studied Medicine at Tulane University, but he left for New York one year before graduating.

Trivia

The CFDA named him the Designer of the Year in 1986.

Family Life

Though quiet about his personal life, Beene was homosexual.

Associated With

A Lifetime Achievement Award was made in his name. Another Southern man with an award named after him was William Faulkner.