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Ceil Chapman

Ceil Chapman

Full Name Ceil Chapman
Date of Birth January 1, 1912
Date of Death July 13, 1979, Manhattan, New York, NY
Birthplace New York
Birth City New York
Country United States
Horoscope Capricorn

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Ceil Chapman Biography

Ceil Chapman is one of the most popular and richest Fashion Designer who was born on January 1, 1912 in New York, New York, United States. American fashion designer who was popular for her cocktail dresses and party attire during the 1940s and through the 1960s.

It was said that she was the favorite designer of actress Marilyn Monroe.

She and husband Tom Rogers died within a few days of each other.

NameCeil Chapman
First NameCeil
Last NameChapman
OccupationFashion Designer
BirthdayJanuary 1
Birth Year1912
Place of BirthNew York
Home TownNew York
Birth CountryUnited States
Birth SignCapricorn
Full/Birth Name
FatherNot Available
MotherNot Available
SiblingsNot Available
SpouseNot Known
Children(s)Not Available

Ethnicity, religion & political views

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Ceil Chapman Net Worth

Ceil Chapman is one of the richest Fashion Designer from United States. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Ceil Chapman's net worth $3-5 Million.* (Last Update: February 3, 2024)

She did not go to school for design, but instead learned the craft through working as a buyer in the industry.

Many of her original dresses are on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.

Net Worth (2024)$5 Million*
Net Worth in 2023$3 Million*
SalaryUnder Review
Source of IncomeFashion Designer
CarsNot Available
HouseLiving in own house.
N.B: * means unconfirmed

Ceil Chapman's Height & Physical Stats

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WeightNot Known
Body MeasurementsUnder Review
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Who is Ceil Chapman Dating?

According to our records, Ceil Chapman is possibily single & has not been previously engaged. As of February 1, 2024, Ceil Chapman’s is not dating anyone.

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Facts & Trivia

Ceil Ranked on the list of most popular Fashion Designer. Also ranked in the elit list of famous people born in United States. Ceil Chapman celebrates birthday on January 1 of every year.

Key Events

  1. Ceil Chapman (1912 – July 13, 1979) was an American fashion designer who worked in New York City from the 1940s to the 1960s. She created glamorous cocktail and party dresses, and worked with celebrity clients including television and movie actresses. .

  2. Born Cecilia Mitchell, she spent her childhood in Rosebank, Staten Island. She moved to Manhattan with her family as a teenager, but the family maintained a residence and continued to spend summer holidays on Staten Island. Little is known about Chapman's first husband, Peter Fitzgibbon. Their son, Peter, later took the surname of his adoptive father. Chapman's second husband, Samuel Chapman, was also her business partner during the early years of her career. They married in June 1938 and divorced in Mexico in October 1950..

  3. Around 1940, Chapman was involved in a short-lived business called Her Ladyship Gowns, formed with Gloria Morgan Vanderbilt and her sister, Thelma Furness, Viscountess Furness..

  4. Ceil Chapman was given the Coty American Fashion Critic's Award in 1945, for her creative contribution to the American fashion picture. She also was the recipient of the John Wanamaker Award, Foley's "Golden Year" Award, and the Strawbridge and Clothier seal of confidence, for creative contribution in the area of American fashion. Around 1949 Ceil Chapman made an informal deal to lend clothes to NBC TV shows in exchange for program credit..

  5. The Staten Island Historical Society's collections include a labeled Ceil Chapman evening gown with a bodice of multicolored pastel lace and a long, full skirt of powder-pink tulle. Several of Chapman's designs, including a 1948 wedding dress, a late 1940s dress, and three 1950s cocktail dresses, are in the collection of the Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. These designs show Chapman's interest in the draping and layering of fabric to highlight the female form. .

  6. Chapman worked at 530 Seventh Avenue in New York's Garment District during the 1950s. A photo portrait of the designer at work in her studio appeared in a 1956 advertisement for Western Union. Chapman also lent her name to promotions for products including Cadillac automobiles and Maidenform girdles..

  7. Ceil Chapman was reportedly Marilyn Monroe's favorite fashion designer. She provided the trousseau for Elizabeth Taylor's 1950 wedding to Conrad "Nicky" Hilton. Other celebrity clients included Deborah Kerr, Greer Garson, Grace Kelly and Aretha Franklin. Chapman worked on Marie McDonald's wardrobe for the 1963 film Promises!.

  8. She married her third husband, Tom Rogers, in December 1951. .

  9. Promises! In 1952, Betty Furness appeared at a function wearing a Ceil Chapman dress. Ms..

  10. Chapman patented numerous designs between 1954 and 1960..

  11. That designer, now known by her married name, Joan Kron, believes it was the first clothing deal for credit on television. In 1955, Chapman won the Mademoiselle Merit Award, after a poll asking college girls to cite the country's most popular designer for the young..

  12. In 1956, she won the "Best of Informals" award from the Swiss Fabrics group..

  13. By November 1968, Ceil Chapman Inc. was located at 200 Park Avenue. At that time, the company registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission to offer shares of common stock, proposing "to engage principally in the styling, designing, manufacture, distribution and sale of women's wearing apparel, accessories and novelties under the name 'Ceil Chapman,' and to license others to use the Ceil Chapman name." Some 1960s dresses bear the label "CEIL CHAPMAN / for Miss Winston". A perfume or cologne, Ceil Bleue, may also date from the 1960s. .

  14. Chapman died after a two-year illness with lung cancer on Friday, July 13, 1979. At the time, she had been living on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Her obituary in the Staten Island Advance reported that she had not been informed of the death of her husband, Tom Rogers, just a few days earlier. At the time of her death, she was survived by her son, Peter, and two sisters..