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Cartier (Firm)

  • US.20200314.028
  • Corporate body
  • 1847-

Cartier, is a French luxury goods conglomerate which designs, manufactures, distributes, and sells jewelry and watches. It was founded by Louis-François Cartier in Paris in 1847.

Cashin, Bonnie

  • US.20200328.019
  • Person
  • 1907-2000

American fashion designer.

Cassidy, Jack

  • US.20200924.002
  • Person
  • 1924-

Jack Cassidy was the president of Lily of France Marketing, a subsidiary of the Bestform Foundations that sells women's undergarments. Cassidy was a Bronx-native and formerly worked as a sales manager of Bali Inc. after serving for seven years in the Army and in Navy submarines during World War II. He began working at Lily of France in 1973.


  • US.20200924.003
  • Corporate body

Castillo, Antonio Canovas del, 1908-1984

  • Person
  • 1908 December 13 – 1984 May 13

After Jeanne Lanvin's death in 1946, Lanvin's daughter hired Antonio Castillo as head designer in 1950. Castillo was a Spanish fashion designer. Before designing for the House of Lanvin, Castillo worked for various couture houses and worked as a costume designer. After leaving Lanvin, Castillo continued to design clothes independently.

Catalano, Elisabetta

  • US.20180702.013
  • Person
  • 1941-2015

Elisabetta Catalano was an Italian photographer who did work for various publications including L'Espresso, Vogue Italia, and the American, French, and English editions of Vogue.

Cavallo, Adolph S.

  • US.20200418.002
  • Person
  • 1926-

Adolph (or Adolfo) Salvatore Cavallo was elected at the first Chairman of the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute in 1970. Previous to his election, Cavallo had worked as Curator of Textiles in the collection of textiles and costumes at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston.

Cavanagh, John, 1914-2003

  • US.20180927-003
  • Person
  • 1914-2003

John Cavanagh (1914-2003) was an Irish couturier who dressed members of the British Royal Family. He was a member of the Incorporated Society of London Fashion Designers and worked as design assistant to Pierre Balmain before opening his own fashion house in 1952.


  • US.20200924.005
  • Corporate body

Chalayan, Hussein, 1970-

  • US.20180702.012
  • Person
  • 1970-

Hussein Chalayan is a Turkish Cypriot-British fashion designer. He started his own Ready-To-Wear fashion line "Hussein Chalayan" in 1994, which was later shortened to "Chalayan" in 2010. He received the Designer of the Year award at the annual British Fashion Awards in 1998, and was voted British Fashion Designer in 2010.

Chambre Syndicale des Teinturiers

  • US.20190723.001
  • Corporate body
  • circa 1930s

Chambre Syndicale des Teinturiers was a professional organization which governed the dye trades in France.

Chanel (Firm)

  • US.20200221.001
  • Corporate body
  • 1910-

Chanel, Coco, 1883-1971

  • US.20180927-006
  • Person
  • 1883-1971

Coco Chanel (1883-1971) was a French fashion designer and the founder of the Chanel brand. Chanel is renowned for her prolific post- World War I fashion creations, including the Chanel suit, quilted Chanel purses, and Chanel fragrances. In addition, Chanel is famous for popularizing the "little black dress." Designs by Chanel emphasized simplicity and elegance. Chanel is considered one of the most influential designers of the 20th century.

Chapman, Ceil

  • US.20200404.005
  • Person
  • 1912-1979

American fashion designer.

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