Summary: fashion designer who came to fame in the early 1980's with his line fashions that resembled punk rock with an uptown sophistication whose Day-Glo colors, all-black palettes, mirrored sequins, high-tech fabrics and Velcro attachments were different than anything that had been seen before.
Cause of Death: Lung cancer
Born: September 12, 1953
Died: March 4, 2004
Location: New York City, New York