Ferretti, Alberta Pronunciation: Al-bur-ta-fer-re-tee The ‘Queen of Chiffon’ opened up shop at the tender age of 18 in Cattolica, Italy and there was no looking back. Ferretti started her line in 1980 and created a name for herself with her free-flowing and feminine designs. The designer is famous for turning her staple materials—chiffon, draped georgette, [...] Read More
Fetherston, Erin Pronunciation: Air-ren Feth-err-ston American designer Erin Fetherston is known for designing super feminine clothes that are playful and whimsy. A product of UC Berkeley and Parson’s School of Design Paris, Fetherston started her own label in 2004, offering modern dresses with traditional trims like ruffles, satin and bows. Fetherston’s clothes are worn by [...] Read More
Galliano, John Pronunciation: Gall-lee-a-no Imaginative and creative, John Galliano’s designs are deeply rooted in history. Almost all of his collections have a strong link to a particular period in history and are often on the cutting edge of fashion (he reintroduced crinoline in the 1990s). The British fashion designer was appointed designer of Givenchy in [...] Read More
Givenchy Pronunciation: Gee-von-she Best known as the man who dressed Audrey Hepburn, Hubert de Givenchy combined elegance and classicism to all of his designs. Think Audrey Hepburn in “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” and you’ll understand this design house. In 1954, Givenchy was the first designer to create a luxury collection of women’s ready-to-wear. Former heads include [...] Read More
Gucci Pronunciation: Goo-chee The House of Gucci was started in 1921 as a leather goods store by Gucci o Gucci. By the 50’s, Gucci had became a luxury-goods brand the world came to recognize through its iconic ‘G’ symbol. In the 70’s, the label started to deteriorate because of issues within the Gucci family but [...] Read More
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