Designer Marathon Volume 5

Designer Marathon Volume 5
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Burberry Prorsum
Despite a history that goes back to just over 150 years, at Burberry the biggest headlines have happened in the last 10. For more than a century the house was…
ChloƩ
Created in 1952 by Gaby Aghion, the house of Chloe projected a bohemian spirit from its very beginning. In 1966 the 28 year-old Karl Lagerfeld became head designer at the…
Carolina Herrera
Carolina Herrera is a woman known for modern refinement and understated elegance - in her designs and her personal style. In her own words, she "started late in life" launching…
Betsey Johnson
Although Betsey Johnson never planned on being a fashion designer, her exuberant style has rocked the fashion world for over 30 years. In the mid-1960's Betsey was noticed for her…
Calvin Klein
Though he began his business in 1968, Calvin Klein became a household name in the 70's when he decided to put his name on jeans, launching the designer jean craze…
Yohji Yamamoto
Boasting an unconventional yet undeniably beautiful vision, designer Yohji Yamamoto is one of the leading designers of our time. In the early 1980s, with Yamamoto at the forefront, the arrival…
Givenchy Part 1 (Hubert)
For over forty years, Hubert de Givenchy was devoted to making women beautiful. Through the decades, this soft spoken couturier charmed glamorous beauties around the world. By designing clothes that…
Givenchy Part 2 (post-Hubert)
In 1995, John Galliano made fashion history when he was appointed to the creative helm of Givenchy - the first British designer to ever head a French couture house. After…
Proenza Schouler
The gifted young design duo behind the label, Proenza Schouler - Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez - have been embraced by the fashion world ever since their entire senior thesis…
Halston Part 1
Roy Halston Frowick, known in the fashion world simply as Halston, was a designer devoted to simplicity and elegance. He was American fashion's first international superstar, with Newsweek magazine calling…
Tommy Hilfiger
Born in the small town of Elmira New York, Tommy Hilfiger went on to revolutionize the classics with his famous "Tommy Twist." America's favorite flag bearer launched his label in…
Moschino
The Moschino label, founded by Italian designer Franco Moschino in 1983, has always taken an irreverent and playful take on fashion. The whimsical designer, who was also interested in pop…
DSquared
Toronto-born twin brothers Dean and Dan Caten debuted their menswear line, DSquared, in Milan in 1993. Building off of the momentum from their menswear, the duo launched their first womenswear…

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