"Joe Casely-Hayford, Pioneering Fashion Designer, Dies at 62." Obituary, The New York Times, by Elizabeth Paton, Jan. 6, 2019
One of the first black designers to win international acclaim, Mr. Casely-Hayford alternately embraced and rejected the norms of the fashion establishment.
LONDON — Joseph Casely-Hayford, one of the first black British fashion designers to win international acclaim, whose clothes were worn by Michael Jackson, Bono and Drake and admired by Diana, Princess of Wales, died on Thursday. He was 62.
His family said in a statement that the cause was cancer.
Regularly acclaimed as one of the most talented British designers of his ge
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