Courrèges, André Pronunciation: AN-Dre Courreges Courrèges invented the mini skirt in 1964 (which he paired with white go-go boots), the swing coat, and the A-line mod dress—making him one of the most influential designers of the last fifty years. After leaving Balenciaga in 1961, he started his own line and helped defined the “sixties” look [...] Read More
Dell’acqua, Alessandro Pronunciation: Al-less-san-droh Del-ah-kwa Inspired by the sensuality of Italian screen sirens like Sophia Loren, Alessandro Dell’Acqua designs collections that pay tribute to the powerful yet feminine touch of women. Emphasizing the female silhouette through the play of fabrics, Dell’Acqua’s modern eccentric style shows his mastery of knits and tailoring, an art of which [...] Read More
Dior, Christian Pronunciation: KRE-shtaan DEE-or Whether it’s the saddle bag or a vintage couture evening gown, Christian Dior is the designer of choice for Hollywood’s elite. Launching the line in 1949, Dior directed the fashion world to the extravagantly feminine look, one that is provocative, ultra-sexy, and refined grungy.. The house is currently led by [...] Read More
Dolce & Gabbana Pronunciation: DOL-chay and Gab-BAH-nah Former lovers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana are the designers to the world’s rock royalty. Using strong, sensual designs with bold animal prints paired with fluorescent accents and traditional fabrics like denim, the boys aren’t afraid to mix it up and specifically design clothes for strong, confident, cosmopolitan, [...] Read More
Doo.Ri Pronunciation: Doe-Ree Stunning jersey with unique and perfect drape has been Doo.Ri Chung’s ticket in penetrating the competitive world of fashion. Former head designer of Geoffrey Beene and a product of Parson’s School of Design, Chung started her own label in 2001. Since then she has been recognized by the Council of Fashion Designers [...] Read More
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