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    Missoni

    Missoni Pronunciation: Me-son-nee Missoni is one of the premier knitwear design houses in the world. When Ottavio Missoni designed his first tracksuit in the 1940s, little did he know he would create garments that would become the epitome of high end knitwear. In 1958, the label “Missoni” was finally sewn on to the products. The [...] Read More

    January 1, 2008 by TBF

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    Mizrahi, Isaac

    Mizrahi, Isaac Pronunciation: Eye-zak Miz-ra-hee With a new TV show on Bravo, it’s easy to forget that Isaac Mizrahi is also a very talented fashion designer and costume designer for several Broadway shows. He’s also the man who brought the high/low look to the masses. His line for Target revolutionized the fashion world, bringing high-end [...] Read More

    January 1, 2008 by TBF

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    Miyake, Issey

    Miyake, Issey Pronunciation: E-say Me-ya-kay Art, nature, and technology are the inspirations behind influential Japanese designer Issey Miyake’s line of clothing. He past collections included updated versions of traditional Japanese clothing like kimonos and sashiko coats and “Pleats Please” dresses printed with works by Miyake’s favorite contemporary artists. As one first Asian designers to gain [...] Read More

    January 1, 2008 by TBF

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    Moschino

    Moschino Pronunciation: Mo-ski-no Launched by fashion designer Franco Moschino in 1983, Moschino‘s satirical take on high-end fashion brands is the main inspiration for his innovative designs. Known mostly for taking a fun, youthful approach to fashion (think cherry printed scarves and bubble pink dresses), the brand can be described as Betsey Johnson‘s Italian cousin. Other [...] Read More

    January 1, 2008 by TBF

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    Mouret, Roland

    Mouret, Roland Pronunciation: Rol-lan More-rey French designer Roland Mouret launched his line in 1998 and is known for his iconic hourglass creations such as the galaxy dress, a large celebrity favorite. In 2006, Mouret took a two year hiatus after leaving his own label because of managerial differences with his financial backers. In 2008, Mouret [...] Read More

    January 1, 2008 by TBF