He was very naturally gifted and talented in so many areas including business and history and spoke six languages fluently.
He had so much warmth and love to give to everybody that came into contact with him.
She and her husband, Arthur Becker, had been together 23 years – through Vera’s rise from little-known designer to one of the most reliable American fashion houses out there.
Becker helped finance Wang’s label when she was struggling in 1989, and it’s believed that he ran the business-side of Wang’s empire over the past two decades.
When Geert started to have severe headaches back in May 2004 and a little later on difficulties in speaking, neither of us ever considered the enormity of what it might be.
Geert worked in Milan as a director at Prada and we put everything down to the stresses of work and the extensive travelling.
Ironically, though in quite different circumstances, my grandfather also died of Glioblastoma Multiforme at the age of 65.
Perhaps it is because I am now so acutely aware of this terrible disease but I hear too often of so many young people being diagnosed with a brain tumour, that is why it is imperative that we support in every way possible the research and funding into finding a cure for this devastating illness that affects far too many lives.
Wang is also understood to have had a facelift this summer From Jezebel Fashion: Dont you recognize me?
Early reports about the divorce indicated that Becker had grown tired of being seen as and referred to as “Mr. I didn’t think much beyond when I first read about the divorce. Maybe Vera Wang isn’t ready to compete solo just yet.
Vera Wang” – which seems slightly petty considering they worked together on a billion-dollar empire and are parents to two daughters. Now that I’m hearing the rumor that Vera might have dumped her husband for a 27-year-old Olympian boy-toy… Sources close to the famous wedding dress designer, who announced on July 11 via the president of her multimillion-dollar company that she was separating from husband Arthur Becker , say she’s been playing house with someone young enough to be her son.
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wandering by lone sea breakers and sitting by desolate streams.