Fashion Icon Gloria Vanderbilt Dead at 95

Gloria Vanderbilt, storied heiress, fashion designer and  an early inventor of designer jeans, has died at age 95.

Her son, CNN's Anderson Cooper, confirmed Vanderbilt's death in an on-air obituary Monday, USA Today reported.

Vanderbilt spent much of her life in the public eye.

Along with being the subject of a toxic 1934 child custody trial, she attracted attention as an artist, author, actress, fashion model, designer, philanthropist and socialite, USA Todayreported.

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