West Hollywood Obituaries

West Hollywood Obituaries

Local obituary notices in West Hollywood, CA

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  • Wednesday Jul 29 | via Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 

    Obituary: Fred Slatten / Shoe designer to the stars

    In the early 1970s, while much of the world seemed to be spinning out of control, Fred Slatten offered escape in the form of shoes - crazy-high heels and towering platforms that lured rock stars and fashion mavens to his glitzy boutique in West Hollywood. Mr. Slatten made fantasy footwear, adorning his designs with rhinestones, peacock feathers, decals and the hand-painted images of celebrities' faces, including David Bowie and Marilyn Monroe.

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  • Thursday Jul 23 | via Los Angeles Times 

    Fred Slatten dies at 92; king of crazy-high heels an...

    Fred Slatten, photographed at his home in West Hollywood several years ago, never lost his interest in shoes -- the higher and more outrageous the better. Fred Slatten, photographed at his home in West Hollywood several years ago, never lost his interest in shoes -- the higher and more outrageous the better.

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