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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, …

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Burrows, Stephen

Burrows, Stephen Pronunciation: Stee-ven Berr-rows Recognized as the first African-American fashion designer to have achieved international fame, Stephen Burrows name has been etched in New York City’s Fashion Walk of …

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Cavalli, Roberto

Cavalli, Roberto Pronunciation: RO-ber-to Ka-VA-lee Roberto Cavalli styles combine rock and glam, with a touch of color and sexiness. He’s not afraid to mix textures and prints, like leather with …

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Chai, Richard

Chai, Richard Pronunciation: Ree-cha-erd Ch-eye Often mentioned as one of the “new asian” influences in fashion, Korean-American Richard Chai is known for his youthful, modern minimalist approach to style. Chai, …

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Chalayan, Hussein

Chalayan, Hussein Pronunciation: Who-say-n Cha-lah-yan Cyprus born designer Hussein Chalayan launched his own label in 1994 and was twice named as British Designer of the Year (1999 and 2000). Chalayan’s …

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Chanel

ChanelPronunciation: Sha-nel Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel is perhaps one of the most influential fashion designers in the history of fashion (Time Magazine honored her as one of the 20 most influential …

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Chloe

Chloe Pronunciation: KLO-ee “Sexy” and “ultra cool” are the adjectives often associated with the designer label Chloe. Chloe’s designs portray extreme romance, luxury and elegance. The French quintessential design house …

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Claiborne, Liz

Claiborne, Liz Pronunciation: Liz Clay-Born Liz Claiborne was as shrewd a businesswoman as she was a designer. Established in 1976, Liz Claiborne, Inc. started off as a line of moderately-priced …

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Clark, Ossie

Ossie Clark Pronunciation: Os-see Klar-k 60’s fashion icon, Ossie Clark is one of Britain’s most influential designers. The only first-class degree graduate among his batch from the Royal College of …

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Comme des Garcons

Comme des GarconsPronunciation: KUM de Gar-SOHN Tokyo born Rei Kawakubo founded the clothing line Comme des Garcons in1973. According to Infomat, “Comme des Garcons specializes in anti-fashion, austere, sometimes deconstructed …

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Costume National

Costume National Pronunciation: Cost-thum Na-sho-nal Founded in 1986 in Milan by Ennio Capasa, Costume National‘s design point of view can be described as Couture meets Street meets Evening wear- a …

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Dior, Christian

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 …

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Dolce & Gabbana

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 …

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Doo.Ri

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 …

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Ellen Tracy

Ellen Tracy Pronunciation: EL-lin TRAY-see Starting out as a blouse company, Ellen Tracy later flourished into a full range of classic separates, shoes, eveningwear and accessories company. The line focuses …

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Etro

Etro Pronunciation: Ae-tro This family run textile and fashion company is known for mixing bold printed fabric (think bright pink paisley on purple background on a piece of jacquard fabric) …

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Fendi

Fendi Pronunciation: Fen- dee In terms of American pop culture influence, Fendi is right up there with Gucci and Louis Vuitton as the brand most frequently mentioned in rap songs. …

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Feraud, Louis

Feraud, Louis Pronunciation: Loo-wee Feh-roh French fashion designer Louis Feraud creates sophisticated suits and tailored dresses that err a bit on the traditional side (think Ladies Who Lunch). Feraud started …

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