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  • Designer Directory

    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 who want classic and timeless pieces with a touch of modern flair. Although it’s a relatively unknown label, Akris has [...] Read More

    January 1, 2008 by TBF

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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 full of sophistication that accents a bride’s body, she adapted the motto “forever modern” for her collections. A [...] Read More

    January 1, 2008 by TBF

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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 consider his styling of Richard Gere in “American Gigolo” in the early 80’s as his break into mainstream fashion. [...] Read More

    January 1, 2008 by TBF

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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. His lines tend to be heavily influenced by California High Fashion- printed jersey knits, shoes with a bit [...] Read More

    January 1, 2008 by TBF

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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 effortless feminine chic look. After launching his eponymous line in 1998 in New York, Azrouël found a slot [...] Read More

    January 1, 2008 by TBF