Herchcovitch, Alexandre

Herchcovitch, Alexandre Pronunciation: Ah-le-zan-dreh Hair-ch-co-vich From designing clothes for drag queens and transvestites in his native town of Säo Paolo to creating clothes shown on the runaways of the fashion capitals of the world, Brazilian Alexandre Herchcovitch has made the world see a different side of Brazilian fashion. Showcasing eclectic prints, abstract colors, complex shapes, […]

Herrera, Carolina

Herrera, Carolina Pronunciation: Ka-ro-lee-na Hair-air-ra Venezuelan designer Carolina Herrera‘s designs combine noble and charming with elegant yet simple styling. She launched her first collection in 1980 received great reviews and since then, Herrera has become known for her crafted suits, crisp blouses, cocktail dresses and gowns that is greatly coveted by major celebrities like Renee […]

Hilfiger, Tommy

Hilfiger, Tommy Pronunciation: Tom-ee Hill-Fig-ur There’s no denying that the urban crowd made the Tommy Hilfiger brand what it is today. Hilfiger’s clothes are also commonly seen as All-American and preppy, with fresh-faced jocks and peppy cheerleaders modeling his lines. Tommy Hilfiger started his career with a store called People’s Place in his native, Elmira, […]

Hugo Boss

Hugo Boss Pronunciation: He-you-go Bo-s German clothing brand Hugo Boss has been around for almost 70 years. During WWII, the company designed and manufactured uniforms for the Army officials and other governmental branches of Nazi Germany. Despite their nefarious past, the brand continues to offer immaculate business suits favored by many leading male celebrities like […]

Imitation of Christ

Imitation of Christ Pronunciation: Em-ma-ta-shun of Cry-st Created by designer and sometime actress, Tara Subkoff, the designs are described as “painfully hip” and aims to “transform undesirable into desirable.” Think trailer park meets Rodeo Drive. The label is very popular with the Olsen twins and other members of the young, hip, SoHo set. For a […]

Johnson, Betsey

Johnson, Betsey Pronounced BET-see JON-sun Designer Betsey Johnson has always followed her own set of rules. Known for her brightly colored hair and catwalk cartwheels, Johnson utilizes sexy silhouettes, whimsical designs and flowing fabrics to inspire her style. Currently there are over 60 Betsey Johnson stores worldwide. Johnson, Betsey – Photo Credit: Ngoc Minh Ngo

Karan, Donna

Karan, Donna Pronounced Don-NAH KA-ran The ultimate New Yorker, Donna Karan saved professional women worldwide from the agony of the “career suit”. Her styles focus on classic lines that fit “real” women’s bodies and tend to shy away from extreme prints. She also has a well known denim/casual line called DKNY (Donna Karan New York). […]