Klein, Calvin (Richard)
- (1942–) American fashion designer.
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KLEIN, CALVIN RICHARD — (1942– ), U.S. fashion designer. Born and reared in a middle class Bronx community of first and second generation American Jews, Calvin Klein – the son of a Hungarian immigrant who owned a neighborhood grocery store – became one of the world s… … Encyclopedia of Judaism
Klein, Calvin (Richard) — born Nov. 19, 1942, New York, N.Y., U.S. U.S. fashion designer. He attended the Fashion Institute of Technology. He opened his own company in 1968, when casual, hippie style clothing was in fashion, but took a different direction by designing… … Universalium
Klein, Calvin (Richard) — (n. 19 nov. 1942, Nueva York, N.Y., EE.UU.). Diseñador de modas estadounidense. Asistió al Fashion Institute of Technology. Abrió su propia compañía en 1968, cuando estaba de moda la ropa casual, estilo hippie, pero tomó una dirección diferente… … Enciclopedia Universal
Klein, Calvin — ▪ American designer in full Calvin Richard Klein born Nov. 19, 1942, Bronx, New York, N.Y., U.S. American fashion designer noted for his womenswear, menswear, jeans, cosmetics and perfumes (perfume), bed and bath linens, and other… … Universalium
Calvin Richard Klein — noun United States fashion designer noted for understated fashions (born in 1942) • Syn: ↑Klein, ↑Calvin Klein • Instance Hypernyms: ↑couturier, ↑fashion designer, ↑clothes designer, ↑designer … Useful english dictionary
Klein, Calvin — (1942 ) Born in the Bronx, New York, Klein first learned fashion at the Fashion Institute of Technology and, after a few design positions in the moderate priced market, opened his own business with his friend Barry Schwartz in 1968. Klein… … Historical Dictionary of the Fashion Industry
Calvin — Calvin, Melvin * * * (as used in expressions) Bridges, Calvin Blackman Calvin, Melvin Coolidge, (John) Calvin Klein, Calvin (Richard) Ripken, Cal(vin Edwin), Jr … Enciclopedia Universal
Klein — Klein, Lawrence * * * (as used in expressions) Klein, Calvin (Richard) Klein, Melanie Klein, Yves … Enciclopedia Universal
Klein — noun 1. United States fashion designer noted for understated fashions (born in 1942) • Syn: ↑Calvin Klein, ↑Calvin Richard Klein • Instance Hypernyms: ↑couturier, ↑fashion designer, ↑clothes designer, ↑designer … Useful english dictionary
Calvin — /kal vin/, n. 1. John (Jean Chauvin or Caulvin), 1509 64, French theologian and reformer in Switzerland: leader in the Protestant Reformation. 2. Melvin, 1911 97, U.S. chemist: Nobel prize 1961. 3. a male given name: from a Latin word meaning… … Universalium