Klein, Calvin (Richard)

 (1942–) American fashion designer.

Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors. 2013.

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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

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