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Veteran retail recruiter Craig Vidler diesSubscription
Retail industry recruiter Craig Vidler (pictured, centre) passed away this morning, leaving behind his wife, three children and two grandchildren.
Emanuel Ungaro dies aged 86 Subscription
Emanuel Ungaro, founder of the eponymous French luxury fashion house, died in Paris on Saturday at the age of 86.
Obituary: Terry de Havilland dies aged 81Subscription
Eponymous footwear designer Terry de Havilland – famously nicknamed the “rock’n’roll cobbler” – has passed away aged 81.
Designer Isabel Toledo has diedSubscription
US-based fashion designer Isabel Toledo died yesterday aged 59, from breast cancer.
Obituary: BCBG founder Max Azria has diedSubscription
Max Azria, founder of fashion house BCBG Max Azria, has died at the age of 70.
Obituary: Footwear industry veteran Peter Reed Subscription
Footwear industry veteran and former sales director at shoe brand Crockett & Jones, Peter Reed, died on 3 May at the age of 71, after suffering from cancer.
The founder and managing director of independent department store Sandersons, Deborah Holmes, died aged 56 on 2 January. She had been living with cancer for six years.
Tributes have poured in for Northern Lights Agency owner Nigel Eley and Farah menswear business development manager John-Paul Cassidy, known as JP, who both died in a traffic collision on the M62 earlier this month.
Ex-Selfridges chief Tim Daniels diesSubscription
Former Selfridges boss Tim Daniels died of pneumonia on Monday 16 April.
Lance Clark, of Clarks footwear, dies aged 81Subscription
Lance Clark, part of the Clarks family shoe business, died on Tuesday 27 February, at the age of 81.
Peter Phillips, the former chairman and owner of Jones Bootmaker, has died aged 68 after a suffering from a lung condition.
Menswear sales and product expert James Mickleburgh died aged 53 on Monday 22 January, after a year-long battle with cancer.
Ex-M&S chief Sir Richard Greenbury diesSubscription
Former Marks & Spencer chief executive and chairman Sir Richard Greenbury died on 26 September, aged 81.
Shanghai Tang founder David Tang dies Subscription
Sir David Tang, founder of fashion label Shanghai Tang and prominent socialite, has died aged 63.
Obituary: Leeds tailoring veteran Bobbie CaplinSubscription
Garment manufacturing stalwart Bobbie Caplin died from heart failure on 23 August, days after celebrating his 85th birthday.
Obituary: Steven Stewart, Hotter quality manager Subscription
The quality manager at footwear brand and manufacturer Hotter Shoes, Steven Stewart, has died after a short battle with cancer.
Obituary: menswear designer Tom GilbeySubscription
British menswear designer Tom Gilbey died of cancer on 24 May, five days after his 79th birthday.
Obituary: Mates founder Irvine SellarSubscription
Irvine Sellar, the founder of fashion retailer Mates and developer behind London landmark The Shard, has died at the age of 82 following a short illness.
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