The legendary, Willi Donnell Smith - WilliWear!
Arrived February 29, 1948 - departed on April 17, 1987 at just thirty nine years of age.
Williwear Ltd. sold over $25 million dollars in clothing annually.
At the time of his death he was regarded as “the” most successful young African-American fashion designers in the history of the industry.
He even designed the wedding gown for the character Mary Jane Watson when she wed Peter Parker in Marvel Comics Amazing Spider Man and the clothes for Spike Lee’s film School Daze…