Designer Marathon Volume 1

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Viktor & Rolf
Dutch designers Viktor Horsting and Rolf Snoeren have taken the idea of the fashion show and turned it on its head to make their show one of the most anticipated…
Kenzo
One of fashion's most prominent travelers, Kenzo Takada, created fun in fashion for over thirty years. A master at innovative mixes of color, print and fabrics, Kenzo's ever-changing signature was…
Jean Paul Gaultier
Newsmaker Jean Paul Gaultier has been making head lines since he exploded onto the fashion scene in 1976. Always a fashion catalyst, Gaultier packs huge auditoriums each fashion season with…
Todd Oldham
In the nineties, the hottest ticket during New York fashion week was Todd Oldham's celebrity-studded show. The easy-going Texan ruled the runways with his colorful, kitschy concoctions. His skill with…
Marc Jacobs
Plucked from New York City's Parsons School of Design in 1984 to start his own line, Marc Jacobs - today's king of all that is downtown cool - has survived…
Donatella Versace
Filled with lavish parties, celebrity entourages and miles of platinum blond hair, the glamorous life of Donatella Versace personifies the daring, brazenly sexy brand built by her brother Gianni Versace.…
Anna Sui
In 1980, Anna Sui launched her eponymous fashion line based out of her Manhattan apartment. Now, that bedroom business has blossomed into an international empire, with thirty-two boutiques in five…
Celine
The house of Celine has been synonymous with French elegance and luxury, with roots dating back to after World War II. Fine leather accessories and classic sportswear designs are its…
Paul Smith
With a bold palette and a cheeky wink, Paul Smith has become one of the most financially prosperous designers working in London. From his 25 year retrospective at London's Design…
Diane von Furstenberg
The iconic Diane von Furstenberg printed wrap dress is unique in its simplicity and the favors that it does for most women's figures, but Diane von Furstenberg's own story is…
Prada
In 1978 Miuccia Prada inherited the family's leather goods business from her mother and quickly expanded the company into one of the most talked-about clothing and accessories lines in Italy.…
Roberto Cavalli
Nothing is more inspirational to Roberto Cavalli than the feminine form. His luxurious creations, which he designs along with business partner and wife Eva, make women feel sexy and confident.…
Dolce & Gabbana
Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana launched their signature line in 1986 to international applause. The Dolce & Gabbana woman is instantly recognizable. Inspired by Dolce's Sicilian heritage, their designs are…

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