Category: Fashion Designers

Fashion Designers

Diego Binetti

NEW YORK, Dec 16, 2001 (Updated Jan 30, 2009)/ — Diego Binetti’s love for women’s clothes is a genetic trait. Born to Italian parents in Buenos Aires, the designer grew up watching his mother, who worked for a bridal house, making “dresses and gowns for the ladies to go to …
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Yigal Azrouel

DALLAS, Oct 31, 2001 (Updated Sep 15, 2009) / FW/ — Born in Israel of French-Morrocan parents, Yigal Azrouel moved to New York when he was 22 to pursue his dream of fashion design. He started as a couture and wedding dress designer and became adept with working on intricate detailing …
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Zac Posen: Impeccably Elegant

NEW YORK, Oct 30, 2001 (Updated Dec 1, 2009 to add photo)/ — “It’s my 21st birthday!” exclaims up-and-coming fashion designer Zac Posen from atop a flight of stairs leading to his Soho studio, which is actually his parents’ apartment. But, before you think this is the story of a …
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Cynthia Steffe: Contemporary Chic

DALLAS, Oct 22, 2001 (Updated Dec 8, 2008) / FW/ — A graduate of Parsons School of Design in New York, Cynthia Steffe is part of the new generation designers at New York’s garment district. Women’s Wear Daily has hailed her as part of the “New Majors.”   As a …
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Ann Demeulemeester: Wearable Cutting Edge Fashion

DALLAS, Oct 11, 2001 (Updated Jun 27, 2009) / FW/ — Belgian-born Ann Demeulemeester studied at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp. A master deconstructionist and legendary in cutting great pants, she was part of the group of young designers who emerged from Belgium during the 1980s. It …
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Emporio Armani by Giorgio Armani

DALLAS, Sep 29, 2001 (updated Jan 20, 2009) / FW/ — Giorgio Armani became a household name when he “dressed” Richard Gere in the movie American Gigolo. In the fashion world, he made a name long before the movie. Born in Placenza Italy in 1934, Giorgio Armani studied medicine at …
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Laura Biagiotti: Queen of Cashmere

DALLAS, Sep 29, 2001 (Updated Mar 16, 2009) / FW/ — Nicknamed the ‘Queen of Cashmere’ by the New York Times due to her refined and unusual approach in using this precious yarn, Laura Biagiotti was born in Rome in 1943. She studied literature expecting to become an archeologist, but …
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Nicole Miller: Glamour in Simplicity

NEW YORK, Sep 27, 2001 /(Updated Sep 18, 2009) / FW/ — Originally from New England, Nicole Miller studied at the Rhode Island School of Design and studied in Paris for a year at the Ecole de la Chambre Syndicale de la Couture Parisienne to learn haute couture. To hone …