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evans, charles

American businessman formed (1949) the sportswear company Evan-Picone, together with Joseph Picone, a tailor who agreed to the partnership and executed Evans's design for a fly-front skirt for women. The firm was one of the top sportswear designers for women. In 1962 Revlon purchased the company, and Evans went into commercial real estate and later film production (he produced Tootsie [1982]).

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