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  • Designer Directory

    Beene, Geoffrey

    Beene, Geoffrey Pronunciation: Jof-ree Bee-n American designer Geoffrey Beene fashion career spans more than 40 year career, opening his own company in 1963. Beene garnered success for his bolero jackets, streamlining jumpsuits, high waisted pants, stiffed structured dresses and paper-doll silhouettes. In 1967, he shot to stardom after designing Lynda Bird Johnson’s high necked princess [...] Read More

    January 1, 2008 by TBF

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    Manolo Blahnik

    Blahnik, Manolo Pronunciation: Muh-no-low blah- nick When Carrie Bradshaw, the main character on HBO’s popular series “Sex and the City”, begged a mugger not to take her Manolos, a love affair was born. The high end shoe maker, who is responsible for the design and prototype of every shoe that bears his name, and his [...] Read More

    January 1, 2008 by TBF

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    Bottega Veneta

    Bottega Veneta Pronunciation: Bo-TAY-ga Ve-NE-tah The high-end leather goods company Bottega Veneta is known for its fabulous purses and exceptional design. Highly reputed for quality and exclusiveness, this designer is known for the signature Intrecciato Line. In July 2001 the company merged with the Gucci Group. Bottega Veneta – Photo Credit: bottegaveneta.com [...] Read More

    January 1, 2008 by TBF

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    Burberry

    Burberry Pronunciation: Burr- bar-re Before the iconic plaid check became the ultimate symbol of British high style, Thomas Burberry was a lowly apprentice who opened his small outfitter (coat) shop in England in 1856. He later went on to invent Gabardine, the trench coat, and outfit the first dude to land at the South Pole. [...] Read More

    January 1, 2008 by TBF

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    Tory Burch

    Tory Burch Pronunciation: Tor-ree Berr-ch American fashion designer and socialite Tory Burch founded her namesake lifestyle brand in 2004. By mixing timeless vintage style with modern bohemian and ethnic details, sequins and prints, Tory Burch created a versatile preppy-Bohemian luxury style that is worn by women of all ages and can be easily recognized by [...] Read More

    January 1, 2008 by TBF