Kenneth Jay Lane

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Kenneth Jay Lane in 2003

Kenneth Jay Lane (April 22, 1932 – July 20, 2017) was an American costume jewelry designer. He was born in Detroit, Michigan.[1] Lane started designing jewelry and launched his business in 1963 whilst producing bejeweled footwear for Dior and Arnold Scaasi. In 1966 Lane was awarded a special Coty Award for his jewelry design.[2] He also won the Neiman Marcus Fashion Award in 1968.

Lane died in his sleep at his Manhattan apartment on July 20, 2017 at the age of 85.[3]

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  1. Markarian, Janet; Groshong, Lisa (2002). "Lane, Kenneth Jay". Encyclopaedia.com. Retrieved 12 April 2015.
  2. McDowell, Colin (1984). McDowell's Directory of Twentieth Century Fashion. Frederick Muller. pp. 299–301. ISBN 0-584-11070-7.
  3. "Kenneth Jay Lane, Star-Studded Costume Jewelry Designer, Dies at 85". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved July 20, 2017.

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