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Who Is Mr.Ted Lapidus?

~ Sunday, May 23, 2010
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Edmund "Ted" Lapidus also known as Ted lapidus was a French fashion designer. He is one one of the first fashion designers to distribute couture designs to mass-market production houses.
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He was born in Paris and the son of a Russian immigrant tailor.
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"Lapidus was considered the creator and pioneer of the unisex fashion look and is credited with introducing a military and safari look into haute couture. He is credited as the first designer to put Military style Shoulder straps on both male and female clothing, and with making blue jeans part of the mainstream of fashion design."

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Lapidus started his own fashion label in 1951, and gained prominence in the 1960s when French celebrities such as Brigitte Bardot and Alain Delon starting wearing his creations. He was admitted to the Chambre syndicale de la haute couture parisienne in 1963.


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In the late 1970s the Lapidus label started to produce fashion accessories as the haute couture market declined. In 1989 Ted Lapidus's son Oliver Lapidus, took over the Lapidus label, in 2000 the Lapidus label ceased producing haute couture and is now primarily known for its fashion accessories of watches and fragrances.
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At the age of 79, Ted Lapidus died on Monday due to suffering from Leukaemia for several years.
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Ted Lapidus brand today well-known all around the world, but not all people really know who Ted Lapidus really is and his contribute in Fashion World.
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Ted Lapidus Altamir

*Altamir by Ted Lapidus is a oriental woody fragrance for men. Altamir is a new fragrance and it was introduced in 2007. Top notes are pineapple leaf, neroli and bergamot; middle notes are cyclamen, orange blossom and jasmine; base notes are tonka bean, amber, patchouli, musk, vetiver and teak wood.

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p/s: one of the Ted Lapidus fragrances that I really falling in love... "Ted Lapidus Altamir".

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