Creator of the type of elegant fits and stylish dresses worn both on Broadway and on the big screen. His 1st experience in style was with Paramount Photos, where he designed dresses for Gloria Swanson and additional silent film period celebrities. He also worked well at creating outfits for Broadway productions from the Ziegfeld Follies as well as the Natural cotton Club. He was created in Noblesville, Indiana. His use the pioneering designer Hattie Carnegie paved just how for potential shop designers like Ralph Lauren.