Ted Lapidus was a well-known designer in the 1960s and 70s who brought the safari suit to haute couture died late last year and while this is a belated acknowledgement of all that he did for the modern safari suit he must be acknowledged nonetheless.
This website may not exist if it weren’t for him. I have no evidence to back this up but I feel it!
Rest in piece Ted.
Ted’s obituary (PDF file).