The Death of American Icon, Andre Van Pier
Top fashion designer Andre Van Pier died from liver failure in a NYC hospital in August of 2008, from his battle with Hepatitis C, the same liver disease that Pamela Anderson has. In the 1980s in the fashion industry in NYC Andre Van Pier was a Icon, yet virtually unknown to the general public. Andre Van Pier died in a NYC hospital all alone and broke and buried by the state in a unmarked grave in August of 2008. Long gone where the days that he ruled the fashion trends and dressed the stars and the wealthy ladies,in his most classic, chic fashion. using the most expensive fabrics and simple designs, he was a marketing expert and with his impeccable taste and his perfectionist he was one of a kind.
MICHAEL JACKSON, MADONNA, image came from Van Pier in the early eighties, as he dressed the rock stars.Vogue magazine and Harpers Barzar featured Andre Van pier for many years in the 1980s. His small couture collections sold east and west coast at the most well known stores, Andre Van Pier often spoke of the 1980s as the best time in his life he remembered the parties, the nightlife that he so much adored a time when Andre was the toast of the town. Money was no problem and the parties where endless as these where the days of excess for everyone. STUDIO 54 was the place to be and the party was non stop.
Notes on Fashion
Gross, Michael. (05/1987)