Photo Flash: Remembering Arnold Scaasi

Arnold Scaasi, Canadian fashion designer who created ensembles for the rich and famous, died yesterday, August 4, 2015. He was 85. Scaasi crafted one of his most recognized, and perhaps infamous, outfits for stage and screen star Barbra Streisand. She wore it to the 1969 Academy Awards, where she won the Oscar for her performance in the film FUNNY GIRL.

We remember the iconic fashion designer below:

Photo Credit: Walter McBride

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Photo Flash: Remembering Arnold Scaasi
Arnold Scaasi with Barbara Bush attending the Literacy Volunteers of New York's Annual evening of readings at the Vivian Beaument Theatre on May 8, 1995 in New York City.

Photo Flash: Remembering Arnold Scaasi
Arnold Scaasi attending Versace Show at Bryant Park on March 26, 1996 in New York City.

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Arnold Scaasi attends AN EVENING OF READINGS on May 14, 2001 at Lincoln Center in New York City.

Photo Flash: Remembering Arnold Scaasi
Arnold Scaasi attending the Versus show on March 26, 1996 in Bryant Park, New York City.

Photo Flash: Remembering Arnold Scaasi
Arnold Scaasi attends AN EVENING OF READINGS on May 14, 2001 at Lincoln Center in New York City.

Photo Flash: Remembering Arnold Scaasi
Arnold Scaasi attends AN EVENING OF READINGS on May 14, 2001 at Lincoln Center in New York City.

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Arnold Scaasi and Parker Ladd attending the Literacy Partners 20th Annual Gala, AN EVENING OF READINGS at Lincoln Center, May 3, 2004 in New York City.

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Arnold Scaasi and Hillary Rodham Clinton, Wearing a Scaasi Design, attending the Literacy Partners 20th Annual Gala, AN EVENING OF READINGS at Lincoln Center on May 3, 2004 at Lincoln Center in New York City.

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Arnold Scaasi and Hillary Rodham Clinton, Wearing a Scaasi Design, attending the Literacy Partners 20th Annual Gala, AN EVENING OF READINGS at Lincoln Center on May 3, 2004 at Lincoln Center in New York City.

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Simon Winchester, Jack Welch, Arnold Scaasi, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Tom Wolfe and Liz Smith attending the Literacy Partners 20th Annual Gala, AN EVENING OF READINGS on May 3, 2004 at Lincoln Center in New York City.

Photo Flash: Remembering Arnold Scaasi
Jack Welch, Arnold Scaasi, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Tom Wolfe and Liz Smith attending the Literacy Partners 20th Annual Gala, AN EVENING OF READINGS at Lincoln Center on May 3, 2004 at Lincoln Center in New York City.

Photo Flash: Remembering Arnold Scaasi
Jack Welch, Arnold Scaasi, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Tom Wolfe and Liz Smith attending the Literacy Partners 20th Annual Gala, AN EVENING OF READINGS on May 3, 2004 at Lincoln Center in New York City.

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Arnold Scaasi attending the Opening night performance of Neil Simon's THE ODD COUPLE at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre in New York City. October 27, 2005

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Arnold Scaasi arriving for the Opening Night performance for the Roundabout Theatre Company's Production of THE RITZ at Studio 54 in New York City. October 11, 2007

Photo Flash: Remembering Arnold Scaasi
Arnold Scaasi attends a dinner and silent auction hosted by designer Zac Posen, Royalton and Samsung benefiting TeachersCount at the Royalton Hotel November 5, 2007 in New York City.

Photo Flash: Remembering Arnold Scaasi
Arnold Scaasi arriving for the Opening Night performance for the Roundabout Theatre Company's Production of THE RITZ at Studio 54 in New York City. October 11, 2007

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Walter McBride As a 14 year old youth, Walter was transfixed by his first Broadway Show, the original production of 'GREASE'. His Journey to celebrity photojournalism began that fateful night. Meeting, photographing and getting to know the cast inspired him to spend his professional life doing what he loved. Currently headlining in New Jersey with his partner Richard and family members Dali (Jack Russell) & Gala (Schnoodle). Recently he made his Broadway debut sharing the stage with Hugh Jackman in 'Hugh Jackman on Broadway' as well as receiving the Actors' Equity Association Gypsy Spirit Award. Walter McBride Photography is syndicated worldwide by Getty Images.

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