Category: Fashion Designers

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Zuhair Murad: Passion for Fashion

PARIS, Jul 12, 2002 (Updated Jan 27, 2011)/ FW/ — A native of Beirut (born 1971), Zuhair Murad studied art and design before opening his first atelier in his home city in 1995.   “Ever since I was a child, I used to imagine designs for imaginary client. I have …
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Thierry Mugler: Iconography & Drama

PARIS, July 7, 2002 (Updated Jun 26, 2009) / FW/ — A dancer, designer and photographer, the creative genius of Thierry Mugler lies in iconography and drama of his designs.   Born in Strasbourg, Alsace, France in 1948, Thierry Mugler studied at the Strasbourg School of Fine Arts. He started …
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Masatomo by Rynshu

PARIS, Jul 2, 2002 (Updated Jul 1, 2009) FW/ — The tradition of good tailoring, the refinement in the finishings declined by Masatomo on items of the male wardrobe which ally high elegance with a casual feel, have been the signature of this designer’s brand since it has started, nearly …
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Stuart Stockdale For Pringle of Scotland

LONDON, May 30, 2002 / — Pringle of Scotland recently unveiled its Fall/Winter collection, which they hope will give them the rep of Britain’s premier luxury knitwear company. All the essentials are there: vintage pieces, pretty sweaters, bags, hats, shoes, cashmere blankets and kids’ jumpers. They also showed their best-selling …
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Toni Maticevski: Modern, Innovative Style

DALLAS, May 8, 2002 (Updated Sep 23, 2009) / FW/ — A Melbourne, Australia native, Toni Maticevski studied fashion design at Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) where he graduated with First Class Honours.   Winning a Fashion Group International Award on his graduation earned him a placement with Donna …
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Lacoste: It Began with the Crocodile

NEW YORK, Feb 5, 2002 (Updated Sep 19, 2009) / FW/ — The history of Lacoste reads like a history of tennis. It was founded by legendary tennis player René Lacoste, who with his teammates “The Musketeers” won the Davis Cup in 1927. Even the crocodile logo associated with the …
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Tracy Reese

NEW YORK, Feb 1, 2002 (Updated Feb 6, 2009) / — ‘Daddy’s little girl gets cool with a little Diana Ross and Marisa Berenson circa 1972 thrown in’ is how designer Tracy Reese describes the theme for her Fall 2002 collection. Happily, what sounds schizophrenic and a tad pretentious translates …
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Neil Barrett: Hip & Contemporary

MILAN, Jan 19, 2002 (updated Jun 21, 2009) / FW/ — British by birth, Neil Barrett trained under Miuccia Prada before launching his own label in 1998. Inventive and imaginative, he designs clothes which are hip and wearable. His creations translate well from the runway to the sales floor. With …
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Veronique Branquinho: Monochrome Romanticism

PARIS, Jan 3, 2002 (Updated Mar 16, 2009) / FW/ — Born in Vilvoorde, Belgium in 1973, Veronique Branquinho studied fashion design at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp (1991 – 1995). Two years after graduation (1997), she debuted her eponymous womenswear label in Paris. Immediately noticed by …