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Irene Stone
Nationality: 
american
Gender: 
Female
Birth Place: 
Brooklyn, NY
Irene Stone began making high-end hats as "Irene of New York" in the late 1940s, which were retailed alongside styles by other prominent milliners, such as Lilly Dache and Mr. John, at top department stores like I. Magnin, Bonwit Teller, and Saks Fifth Avenue. Her chief designer was Bob Greene, a former apprentice of Dache's.