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Fashion designer Ted Lapidus dies at age 70

Latest update : 2008-12-31

Fashion designer Ted Lapidus, whose career soared in the 1960s and 1970s with the unisex and safari looks, died on Monday of leukemia at the age of 70 in a hospital in Cannes on the French Rivera. Pictured: a Lapidus design.

AFP - Fashion designer Ted Lapidus, whose career soared in the 1960s and 1970s with the unisex and safari look, died Monday at age 70 in a hospital in Cannes on the French Rivera, his family said.
  
"He died at 2:30 pm. He had suffered for several years from leukemia and died of respiratory failure," sais Rose Torrente-Mett, his sister, also a designer.
  
Lapidus will be buried on Friday at Pere Lachaise cemetery in Paris.

Date created : 2008-12-29

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