01 May '18, 7pm

Handbag Designer Judith Leiber Dies Hours Apart from Husband of 72 Years: 'It's Time for Us to Go'

After 72 years of marriage, renowned handbag designer Judith Leiber, 97, and her husband, artist Gerson Leiber, 96, died hours apart at their Springs, New York home on Saturday. According to the New York Times , both died of heart attacks and were buried together on Monday. In Gerson’s NYT obituary , the couple’s biographer and spokesman Jeffrey Sussman said that Gerson told Judith on Friday night, “Sweetie, it’s time for both of us to go.” The couple met during World War II when Gerson was stationed in Budapest, Judith’s hometown, when he served as an Army Signal Corps sergeant. The Leiber Collection According to the NYT , Judith and her family, who were Jewish, escaped Nazi persecution by working in service to sew army uniforms. But WWD reports that thanks to her father’s connections, the family went into a safe house for Swiss citizens, and after it was disbanded, they ...

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people.com 01 May '18, 5pm

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justjared.com 01 May '18, 1am

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timesofisrael.com 02 May '18, 6am

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dailymail.co.uk 30 Apr '18, 9pm

Budapest-born designer Judith Leiber died Saturday in her East Hampton, New York, home just hours after her husband Gerson...

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hadassahmagazine.org 01 May '18, 4pm

Judith and Gerson right after their engagement. Image courtesy of The Leiber Collection. Penguins and polar bears, a water...

Handbag designer Judith Leiber dies at 97

Handbag designer Judith Leiber dies at 97

theweek.com 01 May '18, 5am

Renowned handbag designer Judith Leiber, known for her crystal-encrusted designs, died over the weekend in Springs, New Yo...

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townandcountrymag.com 30 Apr '18, 11pm

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Handbag Designer Judith Leiber Dies at 97

harpersbazaar.com 30 Apr '18, 9pm

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nypost.com 30 Apr '18, 9pm

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people.com 01 May '18, 3am

The legendary accessories designer passed away over the weekend at the age of 97. Best known for her luxe, crystal-covered...

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nytimes.com 01 May '18, 9am

Her handbags were often on view in museums and are in the permanent collections of a number of them, including the Metropo...