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    Fendi

    Fendi Pronunciation: Fen- dee In terms of American pop culture influence, Fendi is right up there with Gucci and Louis Vuitton as the brand most frequently mentioned in rap songs. Established in Italy in 1925 as a handbag shop, Fendi is one of the most influential brands in the history of fashion, if for no [...] Read More

    January 1, 2008 by TBF

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    Feraud, Louis

    Feraud, Louis Pronunciation: Loo-wee Feh-roh French fashion designer Louis Feraud creates sophisticated suits and tailored dresses that err a bit on the traditional side (think Ladies Who Lunch). Feraud started his couture career in 1950 when he opened a couture boutique in Cannes. An instant hit, Feraud made a name for dressing celebrities such as [...] Read More

    January 1, 2008 by TBF

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    Ferragamo, Salvatore

    Ferragamo, Salvatore Pronunciation: Sal- va- tor Ferr-A-ga-mo The King of footwear, Salvatore Ferragamo, has been providing the elite with luxury consumer goods for years. Launching his career in ever-so-wonderful Hollywood, his designs were initially utilized in film productions, like the ruby red slippers he created for Dorothy in the 1939 version of the “Wizard of [...] Read More

    January 1, 2008 by TBF

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    Ferre, Gianfranco

    Ferre, Gianfranco Pronunciation: Gee-an-fran-ko Ferr-ay Italian designer Gianfranco Ferre is not one to follow trends. A former architect, Ferre’s designs are heavily influenced by the form and structure of garments from Asian countries like India. This designer also produces a very high end plus size line. Ferre, Gianfranco – Photo Credit: gianfrancoferre.com [...] Read More

    January 1, 2008 by TBF

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    Ferretti, Alberta

    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

    January 1, 2008 by TBF