This Day in Jewish History 1922: A Mod Man (And Inventor of the Monokini) Is Born

Constantly morphing, from morgue to runway to soup - Rudi Gernreich changed the face of fashion forever.

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August 8, 1922, is the birth date of Rudi Gernreich, the Viennese-born clothing designer whose minimalistic fashions epitomized American “mod” style of the 1960s. Gernreich may be best remembered for his...