Helen Brockman Fashion Designer

Birthday September 24, 1902
Birthplace Iowa
Death Date Jul 22, 2008 (age 105)
Birth Sign Libra


Former fashion designer and professor most remembered for her unparalleled pattern making skills.

Before Fame

She studied Latin and Greek at the University of Iowa.


Her 1965 novel, The Theory of Fashion Design, became recognized as a fashion bible and brought her much acclaim.

Family Life

She was born and raised in Palo, Iowa.

Associated With

She taught at FIT for 9 years -- the same university where designer Nanette Lepore once attended.


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