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Fashion designer

Jeffrey Banks, American fashion designer. Recipient Saga Mink awards; recipient Coty American Fashion Critics award, 1977, 1982, Earnie award for boyswear, 1980, Cutty Sark award, 1987. Member Fashion Institute of Technology (board directors).

Background

Banks, Jeffrey was born on November 3, 1955 in Washington, District of Columbia.

Education

Studied, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, 1972—1974. Graduate, Parsons School Design, New York City, 1977.

Career

Assistant Ralph Lauren, 1972—1974, Calvin Klein, 1974—1976. Designer Nik Nik, 1976—1977. Menswear designer Concorde International, 1976.

Creator's men's fur collection for Alixandre. Designer for B. Glanzrock, Lakeland, Merona Sports, 1981, Oxford Industries, Jeffrey Banks division, 1982-1985. Formed own sportswear company Jeffrey Banks, since 1985.

Membership

Member Fashion Institute of Technology (board directors).