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  • Designer Directory

    Acra, Reem

    Acra, Reem Pronunciation: Ree-m Ak-ra After studying in fashion school Esmod Ecole de Mode in Paris and at FIT in New York, Lebanese fashion designer Reem Acra started her eponymous label in 1997. An embroidery artist, Acra’s [.....] [...] Read More

    January 1, 2008 by Catherine

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    Akris

    Akris Pronunciation: Ah-kree This Swiss, family-run, company has come a long way from designing polka-dotted aprons in 1922. Considered as Switzerland’s largest clothing company, Akris showcases elegant and perfectly tailored suits for no-nonsense professional women [.....] [...] Read More

    January 1, 2008 by Catherine

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    Amsale

    Amsale Pronunciation: Ahm-sah-lay Her frustration in finding the right wedding gown in 1985 led Ethiopian Amsale Aberra to launch her bridal line. With a vision of creating timeless wedding gowns that have clean lines and design, yet [.....] [...] Read More

    January 1, 2008 by Catherine

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    Armani, Giorgio

    Armani, Giorgio Pronunciation: Jor-ji-o Ar-ma-nee Known as the Prince of minimalist glamour, Giorgio Armani chucked a career in medicine for the life of a fashion designer. Although he started his labels in the mid 70s, most [.....] [...] Read More

    January 1, 2008 by Catherine

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    Max Azria

    Azria, Max Pronunciation: Ma-x As-ree-a Azria is the head of a family run fashion empire that includes the BCBG lines, The Rave,G+G stores, Herve Ledger (you know those iconic bandage dresses), and a couple of more brands. [.....] [...] Read More

    January 1, 2008 by Catherine

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    Azrouël, Yigal

    Azrouël, Yigal Pronunciation: Yee-gal As-roo-elle Even without formal training in fashion design, Israeli born Yigal Azrouël has been successful in being critics’ favourite for his expertise in draping modern silhouettes with high quality fabrics to show an [.....] [...] Read More

    January 1, 2008 by Catherine

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    Badgley Mischka

    Badgley Mischka Pronunciation: Badge-lee-mish-ka Mark Badgley and James Mischka do Old-Hollywood evening wear like nobody else. Teri Hatcher and Winona Ryder created a storm on the red carpet in 1996 wearing the designer-lover duo’s glamorous gowns and [.....] [...] Read More

    January 1, 2008 by Catherine

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    Balenciaga

    Balenciaga Pronunciation: Bal-en-see-AH-gah Spanish designer, Cristobal Balenciaga (1895-1972) is a true inspiration for twentieth century designers. His designs created illusions, while outlining the perfect silhouette of a woman’s body. Balenciaga favored mute colors like black and brown, [.....] [...] Read More

    January 1, 2008 by Catherine

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    Beene, Geoffrey

    Beene, Geoffrey Pronunciation: Jof-ree Bee-n American designer Geoffrey Beene fashion career spans more than 40 year career, opening his own company in 1963. Beene garnered success for his bolero jackets, streamlining jumpsuits, high waisted pants, stiffed structured [.....] [...] Read More

    January 1, 2008 by Catherine

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    Manolo Blahnik

    Blahnik, Manolo Pronunciation: Muh-no-low blah- nick When Carrie Bradshaw, the main character on HBO’s popular series “Sex and the City”, begged a mugger not to take her Manolos, a love affair was born. The high end shoe [.....] [...] Read More

    January 1, 2008 by Catherine

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    Bottega Veneta

    Bottega Veneta Pronunciation: Bo-TAY-ga Ve-NE-tah The high-end leather goods company Bottega Veneta is known for its fabulous purses and exceptional design. Highly reputed for quality and exclusiveness, this designer is known for the signature Intrecciato Line. In [.....] [...] Read More

    January 1, 2008 by Catherine

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    Burberry

    Burberry Pronunciation: Burr- bar-re Before the iconic plaid check became the ultimate symbol of British high style, Thomas Burberry was a lowly apprentice who opened his small outfitter (coat) shop in England in 1856. He later went [.....] [...] Read More

    January 1, 2008 by Catherine

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    Tory Burch

    Tory Burch Pronunciation: Tor-ree Berr-ch American fashion designer and socialite Tory Burch founded her namesake lifestyle brand in 2004. By mixing timeless vintage style with modern bohemian and ethnic details, sequins and prints, Tory Burch created [.....] [...] Read More

    January 1, 2008 by Catherine

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    Burrows, Stephen

    Burrows, Stephen Pronunciation: Stee-ven Berr-rows Recognized as the first African-American fashion designer to have achieved international fame, Stephen Burrows name has been etched in New York City’s Fashion Walk of Fame for being an icon of the [.....] [...] Read More

    January 1, 2008 by Catherine

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    Caten, Dean and Dan (D2 fashion line)

    Caten, Dean and Dan (D2 fashion line) Pronunciation: Dee-n and Daa-n Kae-ten Canadian twin brothers Dean and Dan Caten are the duo behind the fierce and sexy DSquared2 line. The line caters to both men or women [.....] [...] Read More

    January 1, 2008 by Catherine

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