Saint Laurent, Yves Pronunciation: EEV San-LAWRON Yves Saint Laurent breathed new life onto the French fashion scene in the 60’s. At the age of 21, he was the youngest designer to ever head the house of Dior. YSL’s iconic couture creations include the women’s tuxedo (the memorable Le Smoking), the ultra-chic trench coat, peacoat, shirt-dress [...] Read More
Sander, Jil Pronunciation: Ge-ill San-derr When everyone was doing colorful and bold fashion statements in the late 70′s, German fashion designer Jill Sander rocked the fashion world with the introduction of her minimalist designs. A textile engineer, Sander started her eponymous line Jil Sander in 1978, focusing on designing clothes with superb fabric quality and [...] Read More
Sarafpour, Behnaz Pronunciation: Bay-naz Sa-raf-poor After graduating from Parson’s School of Design with a Golden Thimble Award, Iranian born Behnaz Sarafpour‘s career in fashion spiralled upwards and have caught the attention of famed fashion editors, big retailers and actress clients such as Rachel McAdams, Anne Hathaway and Claire Danes . With an internship at Anne [...] Read More
Schiaparelli, Elsa Pronunciation: EL-sa She-a-pa-REHL-lee Elsa Schiaparelli, along with rival Coco Chanel, dominated the women’s fashion scene in the early part of the twentieth century. It was Schiaparelli who designed the famous pink suit Jackie (Bouvier) Kennedy (Onasis) wore the day her husband, President John F. Kennedy, was assassinated. She was also of the surrealist [...] Read More
Scott, L’Wren Pronunciation: Le-ren S-kot Former model and celebrity stylist L’wren Scott launched her eponymous collection in 2006. L’wren Scott is known for injecting rock and roll chicness into her designs. Celebrity clients include Nicole Kidman, Sarah Jessica Parker, Renée Zellweger and Penélope Cruz. Scott, L’Wren – Photo Credit: style.com [...] Read More
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