(1954 - 2018)
Amsale Aberra was active/lived in New York, Massachusetts / Ethiopia. Amsale Aberra is known for fashion design of wedding gowns.
Biography Amsale Aberra
Following is the obituary of Amsale Aberra by Nellie Bowles for The New York Times, April 5, 2018.
Amsale Aberra, an Ethiopian-born fashion designer whose simple, minimalist aesthetic transformed the modern American wedding dress, died on Sunday in Manhattan. She was 64.
Her death, at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, was caused by uterine cancer, her husband, Neil Brown, said.
While most wedding dress designers in the 1980s were making elaborate, tulle-and-lace affairs with long trains and decorative appliqués, Ms. Aberra pared everything down. Her dresses had little fluff or flounce and were often strapless with sheer illusion necklines.
Describing Ms. Aberra’s wildly modern styles in 1997, Constan
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