Tomie with E.B. Lewis after Tomie received the Original Art Lifetime Achievement Award at the Society of Illustrators in New York City on October 25, 2012.
Tomie said that E.B. Lewis told him that he started wearing scarves after seeing Tomie wearing scarves at SCBWI conferences. When E.B. Lewis went to Paris, he noticed all of the men also wearing scarves.
Tomie - aka Fashion Icon