5/1/1936 - 1/22/2015
Fashion Memorials: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Vince Camuto
Women's footwear designer Vince Camuto, who co-founded shoe company Nine West Group, has died in Connecticut at age 78.
Camuto died Wednesday at his home in Greenwich, said Matthew Murphy, director of the Fred D. Knapp & Son Funeral Home, which is handling the arrangements. Camuto had been battling cancer.
The designer is best known for co-founding Nine West Group in 1978. He served as creative director there for two decades and was named CEO in 1993. Nine West was sold in 1999 to...