Klein, Anne

Klein, Anne (Hannah) (b. Hannah Golofski)

(?1921–74) fashion designer; born in New York City. A student at the Traphagen School of Fashion, she started her career at age 15 as a free-lance sketcher in a wholesale fashion house. In 1948 she launched her Junior Sophisticates and in 1968 opened Anne Klein & Company. Named to the Coty American Fashion Awards Hall of Fame in 1971, she was known for her sophisticated, practical sportswear for young women and for recognizing the need for coordinated separates, matching blazers, skirts, and slacks.
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But the role of women artists like Ko ether, Astrid Klein, Anne Loch, Ulrike Rosenbach, and others in that era, or the social history of the gay art scene around figures like Michael Buthe, Dietmar Werle, Udo Kier, and Marcel Odenbach, with its links to music, video, film, and literature, has to be the subject of another article.
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Kasper brands include Anne Klein, Anne Klein Petite, A Line Anne Klein, A Line Anne Klein Petite, Anne Klein 2, Anne Klein Suits, Anne Klein 2 Suits, b.
Schwartz & Benjamin designs and markets footwear as licensee under the ANNE KLEIN, ANNE KLEIN COLLECTION, and YVES SAINT LAURENT brand labels.