BTW, sorry for the bluriness of some of these photos. The gallery had low lighting and I was working without a tripod. While Scaasi was designing ready-to-wear fashion in the s and early 60s, he stopped doing so to concentrate on one-of-a-kind couture creations in In , at the urging of Saks Fifth Avenue, Scaasi returned to ready-to-wear with the debut of his Scaasi Boutique label. The MFA exhibit includes 28 pieces by Scaasi. Most are couture garments made for four of his clients.
SCAASI: AN AMERICAN ICON
Arnold Scaasi (8 May – 3 August ) | alopecia-fond.com
By Richard Johnson. Fashion designer Arnold Scaasi and his longtime boyfriend Parker Ladd were a ubiquitous fixture on the social scene until two years ago, when they vanished without a trace. He was taken to St. Ladd worked with Literacy Volunteers and brought authors to Palm Beach to meet with readers over breakfasts at the Brazilian Court hotel. Move over, Banksy, there's a new guy in town.
Arnold Isaacs was born in Montreal, Canada in He took the name Scaasi which is Isaacs spelt backwards. He was the son of a furrier.
He was Until he closed his dress business in , Scaasi — his surname, Isaacs, spelled backward — specialized in made-to-order clothes, favoring ornate, brilliantly-hued fabrics and trimmings like beads and feathers. I like exciting and pretty clothes that help women feel exciting and pretty.