Gloria Vanderbilt, the iconic American fashion icon, died Sunday at age 93.
Vanderbilt, a philanthropist, had died of cancer in New York on Thursday.
She is credited with making the jeans her signature look.
Her signature brand, Vanderbilt and Company, was one of the most recognizable American brands of the 1960s and 70s, and it’s known for its high-quality and classic style.
The brand was created by Vanderbilt and her husband, Paul J. J. Vanderbilt Jr., and had over 150 different styles and colors.
Vanderbilt was a philanthropic philanthropist who made it her mission to preserve the legacy of her beloved brand.
The iconic Vanderbilt jeans are still in production, and there are even some on the market for as little as $1,000.
She and J.P.J. have long been known as philanthropists.
Vanderbilt died at her home in New Jersey after suffering from cancer, her daughter, MaryAnn Johnson, told The Associated Press in a statement.
She was surrounded by her family, friends and longtime fans.
Gloria Vanderbilt Janes was born Gloria Marie Andrews in 1892.
She earned her bachelor’s degree in fine arts at Princeton University and her master’s in art from Harvard University.
Her first husband, J.J., died in 1968 at age 60, and she married the late George Vanderbilt, who died in 1981.
She died in 1982 at age 90.
She had four sons and eight grandchildren.
Jannette and Gloria Vanderbilt were among the first American women to earn their doctorates.
Jannie Vanderbilt earned her doctorate in social work in 1973.
Gloria Jannett Vanderbilt earned a master’s degree from Princeton University in 1978.
She taught in the school’s public health department and worked for the National Institutes of Health.
Her work focused on prevention and health promotion.
Gloria was a lifelong advocate for women’s health, her daughters said in a written statement.
Janni Vanderbilt Vanderbilt was born in 1904 in Nashville, Tennessee.
Her father, Jannie, was a professor of social work at Princeton.
J Annett Vanderbilt graduated from Princeton in 1968.
She served as a member of the board of trustees of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, a medical journal that advocates for women who choose to have abortions.
Gloria married George Jannetty, who became a renowned American social activist and philanthropist.
She helped found the American Association for the Advancement of Science, an organization that promotes science and technology.
Gloria’s daughter MaryAnn said in the statement that her father was a loving, kind, generous, kind man.
She said he had a passion for women and women’s issues and that he would always be remembered for his leadership on women’s rights and for his many efforts to fight for social justice.
JAnnette Vanderbilt said she was devastated by the news of her mother’s death.
“I am very saddened and saddened by this news.
She will be greatly missed and I am sure that she will be dearly missed by many,” she said in an emailed statement.
“She lived her life in a way that would have left no doubt that she would be a great advocate for those who care about the health and well-being of all women and girls.”