Scaasi, Arnold

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Scaasi, Arnold

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Born Arnold Isaacs in Montreal (he deliberately reversed his name to sound Italian), the son of a furrier began his career at the renowned Chambre Syndicale de la Haute Couture Parisienne college in Paris. Upon his graduation, he came to New York to work with Charles James before striking out on his own. In addition to Mamie Eisenhower and Laura Bush, he has dressed Barbara Bush and Hillary Clinton, as well as Joan Crawford, Elizabeth Taylor, Princess Yasmin Aga Khan, Lauren Bacall, Brooke Astor, Diahann Carroll, Catherine Deneuve, Arlene Francis, and Mary Tyler Moore. -CFDA


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