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Leslie Fay

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Leslie Fay was founded in 1947 by Fred Pomerantz, who named the company after his daughter. Known for conservative, fashionable women’s apparel, the company grew and grew to include the brands Leslie Fay, Joan Leslie, David Warren, Outlander Sportswear and others, mostly sold through department stores. The brand was particularly popular during the 1980’s, but things went downhill just a decade later, and fast. Much of the later part of the 90’s was troublesome for the company, ending in fraud accusations and bankruptcy. Leslie Fay has since turned around and is still carried today in many stores. I personally love...

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