5/8/1930 - 8/3/2015
Fashion Memorials: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Arnold Scaasi
Fashion designer Arnold Scaasi, whose flamboyant creations adorned presidents' wives, movie stars and socialites, has died, according to multiple news sources. He was 85.
Scaasi died early Tuesday at New York-Presbyterian Hospital of cardiac arrest, according to his longtime friend, Michael Selleck, executive vice president of sales and marketing at Simon & Schuster.
Scaasi - which was his given name, Isaacs, spelled backward - specialized in made-to-order clothes, often in ornate,...