Bill Blass
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Head of the Class

Bill Blass
Bill Blass died earlier this week at age 79. (AP)
Yellow silk crepe
A Blass creation from 1986: yellow silk crepe gown with bolero-style bodice. (Carlton Books)
Tailored look
A classic Blass tailored silhouette. (AFP)
Houndstooth suit
Classic Bill Blass houndstooth check suit (AFP)
Evening wear
A Blass evening gown (UPI)
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