clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

In Memoriam

Racked is no longer publishing. Thank you to everyone who read our work over the years. The archives will remain available here; for new stories, head over to, where our staff is covering consumer culture for The Goods by Vox. You can also see what we’re up to by signing up here.

The legendary Murray Pearlstein, integral to the success of his family-run retailer Louis, passed away yesterday at home in Santa Fe, New Mexico. One of a few brave buyers bringing European brands such as Pierre Cardin and Yves Saint Laurent to Boston in the 1960s, he paved the way for others in the fashion industry (both locally and internationally) and catapulted careers like that of Joseph Abboud. May his influence on retail be remembered. [WWD]


60 Northern Avenue, Boston, MA 02110 (617) 262-6100 Visit Website