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Fashion designer

Bill Martin Haire, American fashion designer. Recipient Mortimer C. Ritter award, 1976, Flying Colors award Braniff Airlines, 1977, Gold Coast award, 1979, Image of year award for Eastern Airline uniforms National Association Uniform Manufacturers and Distributors, 1982, 83; nominated for Coty award American Fashion Critics, 1984. Member Fashion Designers of America (council).

Background

Haire, Bill Martin was born on September 30, 1936 in New York City. Son of William Francis and Margaret Ann (Beatty) Haire.

Education

Associate Applied Science, Fashion Institute of Technology, 1955.

Career

Assistant designer, Sam Friedlander, Inc., New York City, 1956-1958; designer, Victoria Royal, Ltd., New York City, 1960-1974; vice president, designer, Friedricks Sport, New York City, since 1974; founder, Bill Haire Ltd., since 1981.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Designer costumes for John Butler/Giancarlo Menotti Ballet, Sebastian, 1978. Licensed collection for Matsuzakaya, Tokyo Style Company Limited, 1980. Designer uniforms for Eastern Airlines, since 1980.

Membership

Member Fashion Designers of America (council).

Connections

Married Hazel Jean Keleher, February 26, 1956.

father:
William Francis Haire

mother:
Margaret Ann (Beatty) Haire

spouse:
Hazel Jean Keleher