Tuleh Pronunciation: Two-lah Launched in 1988 by designer Bryan Bradley and former partner Josh Patner, Tuleh‘s design philosophy is to “making girls look prettier”. A favourite of New York’s socialites, Bryan Bradley who solely designs the label since 2002, offers elaborate pieces that are of mix sportswear and couture designs. His expertise in using dazzling […]

Ungaro, Emanuel

Ungaro, Emanuel Pronunciation: Eh-MAHN-wayl Oon-GAH-ro In the beginning, Italian born designer Emanuel Ungaro found himself struggling for appreciation and even acceptance in the fashion world. Today, his works continue to set trends for other designers. His clothing line is put together to “remind women that they are the joy of every man.” Ungaro, Emanuel – […]


Valentino Pronunciation: Val-len-tee-no Since his international debut in 1962 in Florence, Valentino has created a fashion empire that has been considered as one of the most famous around the world. This Italian designer, whose real name is Valentino Garavani is a Paris educated designer that had his apprenticeships under famous designers such as Balenciaga, Jean […]

Versace, Gianni

Versace, Gianni Pronunciation : Gee-a-nee Verr-sa-chay The late Italian designer, Gianni Versace, found his namesake label in 1978. Although the label is most known for its mix of “grandiose sexiness” and “decadent European-inspired styles” (remember the infamous J. Lo dress?), few remember that the collection first started as a menswear line. Versace is now led […]

Von Furstenberg, Diane

Von Furstenberg, Diane Pronunciation : DY-an Von FUR-sten-berg Diane Von Furstenberg is known for turning the knit wrap dress into a closet staple. The dress, which enhances the feminine body by accentuating its curves, is sported by celebs like Kirsten Dunst and Cindy Crawford. If you can’t afford the original wrap dress, try versions from […]

Wang, Alexander

Wang, Alexander Pronunciation: Alex-an-dur Way-ng The Parsons’ dropout showed the high-end design school that he could make it even without their stamp of approval. Alexander Wang’s first collection, launched in 2007, was edgy, cool and a little bit grungy. Impeccable cashmere sweaters, shrunken vests and distressed jeans make up an Alexander Wang special and his […]

Wang, Vera

Wang, Vera Pronunciation : Veer- ra Way-ng This former Vogue senior fashion editor and New York City native, launched her first bridal collection in 1990. Since then, her name has become synonymous with bridal and evening glamour. Her collection now includes footwear, fragrance, eyewear and home furnishings. Wang, Vera – Photo Credit: veiltales.wordpress.com

Watanabe, Junya

Watanabe, Junya Pronunciation: June-yah Wah-tah-nah-bay A protégé of Comme des Garçons owner and designer Rei Kawakubo, Japanese fashion designer Junya Watanabe started his own line called Junya Watanabe Comme Des Garçons under the Comme Des Garçons Company in 1992. Using technologically innovative materials with traditional styling, Watanabe is part of the new modernist group in […]

Westwood, Vivienne

Westwood, Vivienne Pronunciation: Viv-vee-en West-would In the world of punk style, British designer Vivienne Westwood‘s name is sculpted in history. Together with her husband Malcolm McLaren, they revolutionized the punk fashion style and made it mainstream. Westwood never failed to include some British elements on her designs but she reveals it through a shocking mix […]