sublimely gorgeous image of Rita Hayworth in daring see-through laced dress (1918 Oct17 - 1987 May14, d. @68 from Alzheimer's) Am. dancer / film actress in 61 films over 37 years, in American Film Institute's 100 Greatest Stars of All Time • catholic parents, dad from Spain, mom Irish-Brit
Hattie Carnegie is one of the most important women in American Fashion history. Carnegie was an immigrant from Austria, who basically learned the power of imitation in the fashion industry. Carnegie studied the fashions from Paris and recreated the designs for the American market. Carnegie's American business was so popular that it employed more than 1000 people by the 1940's.