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  • Designer Directory

    Wang, Vera

    Wang, Vera Pronunciation : Veer- ra Way-ng This former Vogue senior fashion editor and New York City native, launched her first bridal collection in 1990. Since then, her name has become synonymous with bridal and evening glamour. Her collection now includes footwear, fragrance, eyewear and home furnishings. Wang, Vera – Photo Credit: veiltales.wordpress.com [...] Read More

    January 1, 2008 by TBF

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    Watanabe, Junya

    Watanabe, Junya Pronunciation: June-yah Wah-tah-nah-bay A protégé of Comme des Garçons owner and designer Rei Kawakubo, Japanese fashion designer Junya Watanabe started his own line called Junya Watanabe Comme Des Garçons under the Comme Des Garçons Company in 1992. Using technologically innovative materials with traditional styling, Watanabe is part of the new modernist group in [...] Read More

    January 1, 2008 by TBF

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    Westwood, Vivienne

    Westwood, Vivienne Pronunciation: Viv-vee-en West-would In the world of punk style, British designer Vivienne Westwood‘s name is sculpted in history. Together with her husband Malcolm McLaren, they revolutionized the punk fashion style and made it mainstream. Westwood never failed to include some British elements on her designs but she reveals it through a shocking mix [...] Read More

    January 1, 2008 by TBF

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    Williamson, Matthew

    Williamson, Matthew Pronunciation: Mat-thue Wil-yum-son English fashion designer Matthew Williamson started his eponymous line in 1997 after working for fashion brands Marni and Monsoon Accessorize. Williamson’s designs immediately gained attention for using bright colors, prints and intricate designs with Indian influences. He gained a great deal of attention when he had Kate Moss, Helena Christiansen [...] Read More

    January 1, 2008 by TBF

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    Wu, Jason

    Wu, Jason Pronunciation: Jay-son Wu The twenty-six-year old became a household name when First Lady, Michelle Obama, chose the newbie designer’s white chiffon dress for the inauguration ball. Prior to becoming the premiere designer of choice by the First Lady, Wu was the creative director for a line of designer dolls called ‘Fashion Royalty’, sold [...] Read More

    January 1, 2008 by TBF