Category: Fashion Designers

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Pink Tartan: Sportswear With a French Flair

DALLAS, Apr 5, 2005/ FW/ — When Kimberly Newport-Mimran started Pink Tartan in 2002, her design philosophy was simple: ‘a quality collection that blended sophisticated fashion with feminine details.’ Little did she know that her idea would become a Canadian fashion explosion that in 3 years since its inception, the …
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Kris Van Assche: Nonchalant Elegance

PARIS, Jan 29, 2005 (Updated Jun 26, 2009) / FW/ — A poet and a romantic at heart, Kris Van Assche draws a fine balance between modernism and history as he is constantly inspired by the past but always have one foot forward towards the future.  Born in Belgium in …
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Jean-Claude Jitrois: A Portrait

PARIS, Jan 11, 2005/ FW/ — If ever the path to glory takes roots in the success of a previous career, then French leather couturier, Jean-Claude Jitrois, is the quintessential success story by excellence. Jean-Claude Jitrois, a clinical psychologist and therapist in psycho-motility, taught psychology at Nice University. His debut …
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Afshin Feiz

DALLAS, Aug 25, 2004 (Updated Jul 8, 2009) / FW/ — A graduate of Paris’ Studio Berçot School, the Iran-born, Canadian-raised Afshin Feiztrained first with Thierry Mugler and John Galliano, continuing on to a position with Christian Lacroix Haute Couture.He was then appointed Director of the design studio at Gilles …
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Gaspard Yurkievich: Expect the Unexpected

DALLAS, Jul 25, 2004/ FW/ — Known for his wild and outlandish catwalk presentations, French designer Gaspard Yurkievich is also fast becoming the designer of choice by fashion forward young men and women who like wearing street and urban clothes with a Parisian touch. A native of Paris, (born May …
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Petar Petrov: ‘One of Some’

PARIS, Jul 2, 2004 (Updated Jun 29, 2009) / FW/ — A graduate of the University of Applied Arts at the Vienna Masterclass of Fashion (class of 1999), Bulgarian designer Petar Petrov started as a costumer for advertising campaigns and music videos before going into fashion design.The 26-year old designer …
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Iodice: Connected Without Compromise

DALLAS, Jun 24, 2004 / FW/ — Founded by Valdemar Iódice in 1987 as a knitwear company, Iódice morphed into a fashion design house in less than a decade. The change was marked by the launch of its “Collection” line in 1995, placing the company as a serious fashion house …
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Willow: Luxurious & Sassy

SYDNEY, May 12, 2004 / FW/ — WILLOW is a luxury, fashion-influenced, boutique lingerie label providing elegant, timeless, sassy designs, refined craftsmanship, luxurious sophisticated fabrics and seductive flattering cuts. WILLOW lingerie is designed-to-be-shown, to be styled in with your outfit using exquisite unique straps and beautiful colours every season. WILLOW …
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Pierre-Henri Mattout: A Name To Watch

PARIS, Apr 27, 2004 (Updated Feb 24, 2009) / FW/ —- The Parisian designer, Pierre-Henri Mattout, was born in France to a four-children family, among whom, his identical twin brother Jérôme.As a child his parents, moved the family to Algeria in northern Africa. That experience created a peculiar environment for …