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45 Bold Betsey Johnson Innovations

From Luxe Laptop Covers to Lingerie-Inspired Evening Wear

— October 27, 2011 — Fashion
When it comes to outlandish, feminine designs, there is no designer as synonymous with both concepts as Betsey Johnson. The 69 year-old designer is perhaps best known for her whimsical pieces and runway shows. Even her boutiques are as bold as she is and feature a hot-pink interior design theme.

Betsey Johnson was a part of both the youthquake fashion movement and Andy Warhol's underground scene, along with The Velvet Underground, Edie Sedgwick and Lou Reed. Her fashion line has been going strong since 1978 and in 2003, she expanded her brand to include handbags, scarves, accessories and hats.

Check out this gallery of fun Betsey Johnson runway shows, editorial spreads and other innovations to get a closer look at the quirky designer's legacy.
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Pink Princess Party Frocks
Pink Princess Party Frocks
Betsey Johnson Turned 68 in a Frilly Dress
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Book-Themed Lodging
Book-Themed Lodging
The Betsey Johnson Eloise Suite at The Plaza Hotel in New York City
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Scene Queen Fashion
Scene Queen Fashion
The Dazzle Collection by Cotton Candy Punk Couture is Bold and Beautiful
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New York Fashion Week Fall Coverage
New York Fashion Week Fall Coverage
Day 5
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New York Fashion Week Fall Coverage
New York Fashion Week Fall Coverage
Day 4
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Virtual Personal Shoppers
Virtual Personal Shoppers
‘Shop It To Me' Sends Sales On Designer Clothes in Your Size
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Fashionable Ribbons
Fashionable Ribbons
From Kimora Lee Simmons' Ribboned Waists to Tied Satin Bow Necklaces
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Mysterious Model Installations
Mysterious Model Installations
The Morgan Slade 'Savage Justice' Project Examines Advertising
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Mediterranean Blue
Mediterranean Blue
Classy Cobalt Fashion
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Spring Cyclist Couture
Spring Cyclist Couture
The Betsey Johnson SS11 Collection Makes Riding Stylish
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Flashy Cheap
Flashy Cheap
With Gold Lamé, Glitzy Fashion is Here to Stay
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Front Row Celebs
Front Row Celebs
Trend Setters at Fashion Week
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Baby Barrettes & Pink Kid Gloves
Baby Barrettes & Pink Kid Gloves
Polina Vinogradova Adds Little-Kid Style to Grown-Up Fashions
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New York Fashion Week Fall Coverage
New York Fashion Week Fall Coverage
Day 3
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T-Shirts for Haiti
T-Shirts for Haiti
Fashion Leaders & Celebs Help a Worthwhile Cause
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Runway Music
Runway Music
NY Fashion Week Fall 2008
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Oversize Change Bags
Oversize Change Bags
Betsey Johnson's Canadian Coin Purses Made For Northern Needs
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Sultry Schoolgirl Pieces
Sultry Schoolgirl Pieces
The Betsey Johnson Spring 2012 Collection is Fabulously Flirty
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Mouthy Accessories
Mouthy Accessories
A Collection of Betsey Johnson's Luscious Lip Accessories
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Retro Telephone Bags
Retro Telephone Bags
Betsey Johnson's Call Me, Betsey
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Redesigning Famous Shoes
Redesigning Famous Shoes
The Wizard of Oz Ruby Slipper Collection
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Catwalk Credit Crunch
Catwalk Credit Crunch
Betsey Johnson Cuts to Cancel NYC Fashion Show
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Geometric Haute Couture
Geometric Haute Couture
Angular Looks Pop up on Fall Runways
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Fancy Pants Dresses
Fancy Pants Dresses
Leighton Meester's Eye Popping, Patterned Louis Vuitton Gown
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Naked Mannequin Shockvertising
Naked Mannequin Shockvertising
The 'Sidewalk Catwalk Exhibit' in NYC Wants to Keep it Local
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Heart Hats
Heart Hats
Designer Lara Vincent Creates Eccentric, Feminine Headdresses
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Countrified Couture Editorials
Countrified Couture Editorials
The Kurv Magazine Michelle Buswell Shoot is at Home on the Range
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Off-Runway Fashion Shows
Off-Runway Fashion Shows
Betsey Johnson Stirs Up 'Betsey Crocker's Recipes for Dressing'
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Motley Couture
Motley Couture
Betsey Johnson S/S 2009
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Polka Dot Dresses
Polka Dot Dresses
Betsey Johnson Brings Back 90s
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Grunge Glam
Grunge Glam
Betsey Johnson's Spring 2010 'One Night Stand' at Palm Court at the Plaza
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Floral Head Bouquets
Floral Head Bouquets
The Headdress Affair Benefit
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Flirty Dresses
Flirty Dresses
Latest From Betsey Johnson, Katy Perry is a Fan
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Cycling Fashion Shows
Cycling Fashion Shows
Betsey Johnson Spring 2011 at NYC Fashion Week
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Stylish Rentable Bikes
Stylish Rentable Bikes
Tour De Fashion Bicycles Are New York's Hot Ride for Fashion Week 201
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Black Swan Swimsuits
Black Swan Swimsuits
The New Betsey Johnson Swimwear Collection Pays Tribute to Ballet Fashion
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Artist-Inspired Accessories
Artist-Inspired Accessories
Betsey Johnson's Summer 2009 Bags Channel Andy Warhol
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Elastic Luggage
Elastic Luggage
The Cocoon Innovations "Grid It" Organizer is Surprisingly Simple and Ingenious
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Upper Crust Editorials
Upper Crust Editorials
Indulgence, Opulence & Constance Jablonski in Harper's Bazaar Russia
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Punk Princess Collections
Punk Princess Collections
Betsey Johnson Celebrates 30th Anniversary With Iconic 80s Pieces
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Honoring Iconic Dolls
Honoring Iconic Dolls
New York Fashion Week Features 50 Barbie Tribute Designer Dresses
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Couture Chained Barbies
Couture Chained Barbies
Designers Upgrade the CFDA Barbie Basic Doll With Personal Style
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Betsey Johnson Laptop Cover
Betsey Johnson Laptop Cover
Heart-Studded "Betseyville" Tote
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Inauguration Fashion Battles
Inauguration Fashion Battles
35 Designers Sketch for Michelle Obama
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Haute Couture Cupcakes
Haute Couture Cupcakes
From Chanel to Louis Vuitton, Sweet Fashion-Inspired Desserts
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