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Gordon Henderson


life : 1957-present

Henderson, Gordon, 1957- [info:lc/authorities/names/nr97011135]


Born in Berkeley, California, Gordon Henderson studied medicine at the University of California before attending Parsons School of Design. After Parsons, Mr. Henderson worked with Calvin Klein, and was awarded the Perry Ellis Award by the Council of Fashion Designers of America. Henderson designed his own range of sportswear for Saks Fifth Avenue, the first designer to receive such backing from a major retailer. 

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Parsons School of Design Fashion Critic Direction Audio Recordings

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Critic session with Gordon Henderson

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