The group rose to prominance 12 years ago with their smash hit, in the early 70's died last year of cardiac arrhythmia. Van Mc Coy (January 6, 1940-July 6, 1979) was a music producer, musician, songwriter, and orchestra conductor most famous for his massive 1975 disco hit Pendergrass would leave to pursue a successful solo career.
There are three Phoenix-area Kate Spade New York boutiques, at Scottsdale Fashion Square, Tanger Outlets Westgate and Phoenix Premium Outlets.Spade won multiple awards from the Council of Fashion Designers of America and was named a "giant of design" by magazine."As an accessory, a great bag that takes the outfit somewhere else is interesting," she told the AP in a 2000 interview.She walked away from the company in 2007, a year after it was acquired from the Neiman Marcus Group for 5 million by the company then known as Liz Claiborne Inc.Coach, now known as Tapestry, bought the Kate Spade brand last year for .4 billion, seeking to broaden its appeal.Cooper is considered one of the best falsetto vocalists of all-time, in the same league as Bobby De Barge and Philip Bailey.Cooper reportedly left Cameo to pursue a solo career but his career was cut short by his death-that is still shrouded in mystery.She later worked as an accessories editor at magazine, then launched her company with Andy in their apartment in 1993.She started the company based on six shapes of bags that she thought every working woman needed. "I grew up in the Midwest, where you have to have (a fashion item) because you like it, not because you're supposed to have it," the Kansas City, Mo., native told the Associated Press in 2004.Meanwhile, Spade and her husband started a new handbag company a few years ago, Frances Valentine.And she changed her name to Katherine Noel Frances Valentine Brosnahan Spade, she said in an NPR interview this year.