Designer Marathon Volume 6

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Badgley Mischka
Designers Mark Badgley and James Mischka started their label Badgley Mischka in 1988, and ever since, Hollywood has embraced and championed the glamorous confections they create--gowns imbibed with a feeling…
Emanuel Ungaro
For more than 35 years Emanuel Ungaro has been on a quest to seduce women. His love affair with women has translated into a multimillion dollar empire, and his dedication…
Alber Elbaz
Perhaps the most well-regarded designer of recent years is Alber Elbaz. The Moroccan-born designer with a penguin-like waddle was destined for fashion early on. At the age of 26, Elbaz…
Halston Part 2
Halston's clean simple lines put American fashion on the international map. The list of famous faces who wore Halston was extensive. But after his death in 1990, his namesake label…
Donna Karan
Often called the Queen of Seventh Avenue, Donna Karan has built her world famous brand by concentrating on the everyday needs of women on the go. Karan began her career…
DKNY
For Donna Karan, DKNY has always embraced the essence of New York. In 1989, in search of the perfect pair of jeans and also wishing to offer clothing options for…
Baby Phat
It is impossible to think of Baby Phat without the name Kimora Lee Simmons immediately coming to mind. The indomitable diva married hip-hop mogul and Phat Farm owner, Russell Simmons.…
Zac Posen
One of the most lauded young talents in American fashion today is Zac Posen. Recognized for his love of tailoring, attention to detail, and appreciation of the history of fashion…
Jil Sander
Known as the "Queen of Minimalism," German designer, Jil Sander's strong, modern sensibility and highly sophisticated fabric choices won her critical and commercial success in the late 20th century. Her…
Olivier Theyskens
Belgian-born designer Olivier Theyskens launched his first collection in 1997 after abandoning his studies at the famed La Cambre School of visual arts in Brussels. He quickly became known for…
Gucci Part 1
What began in Florence in the 1920s as a small family-owned leather goods business quickly because the pioneering symbol of Italian craftsmanship and style throughout the world. Gucci was and…
Gucci Part 2
After consistently keeping Gucci at the top of the game for over a decade, in 2004, Tom Ford and Domenico de Sole - the powerhouse duo who revived the stale…
Chado Ralph Rucci
Artisanal designer, Ralph Rucci has quietly been the master of American couture for more than twenty-five years. His ready-to-wear line is the ultimate in luxury.

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