Designer Marathon Volume 4

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Geoffrey Beene
From the moment he launched his eponymous line in 1963, Geoffrey Beene garnered much praise - and more awards and honors than any other American designer - for his sleek,…
Julien Macdonald
London's "King of Bling", Julien Macdonald, initially found fame as a knitwear designer. His cobweb-like creations caught the eye of Karl Lagerfeld, who hired him to spin his gossamer-fine fantasies…
Isaac Mizrahi
Brooklyn-born Isaac Mizrahi has long been a fashion star. From the moment his first collection was snapped up by Bergdorf Goodman in 1986, he made his name with his signature…
Stella McCartney
For a young designer, with the burden and benefit of a famous name, Stella McCartney's start in business was inauspicious. Taking over the reigns of Chloe from designer Karl Lagerfeld…
Narciso Rodriguez
Narciso Rodriguez exploded onto the international fashion scene in 1997 with exquisitely tailored, sexy clothes for real women. Bucking the trends each season, he delivers sculptural, modern style that compliments…
Christian Lacroix Part 1
Far removed from its heyday of the 50s and 60s, by the early eighties, haute couture was a dying business. However, a young man from the south of France, planning…
Christian Lacroix Part 2
Throughout the 80s and 90s Christian Lacroix had established a look based on a beautiful mix of cultures and eras. Already a part of the LVMH group, it was no…
Vera Wang
Vera Wang did what many thought was impossible; she brought style to what was formerly a fashion wasteland - the bridal industry. By stripping away gratuitous ribbons and bows and…
Antonio Berardi
In 1995, the fashion spotlight landed on Antonio Berardi. Initially dubbed "the next Galliano" - Berardi has created a name for himself by injecting a sense of his heritage into…
Dries Van Noten
From his start in the late eighties as a member of the landmark "Antwerp Six", Dries Van Noten has quietly captivated fashion lovers with his understated approach to dressing. Humble…
Emilio Pucci
An Emilio Pucci print is undeniably beautiful; its swirling lines, and brilliant color mixes are unrivalled, but few realize that it was Emilio Pucci's sporty background that gave him the…
Gianni Versace
The genius of Gianni Versace was his unification of contemporary culture and high art into clothes that were daring, sexy and exuberantly colored. His stunning collections were a tangible expression…
Calvin Klein - Francisco Costa
Since 1968, designer Calvin Klein branded an image and a message that catapulted his label to the forefront of global fashion. A marketing master, he took his pure aesthetic and…

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