Chanel S.A. is a luxury, high fashion company founded in 1909 by Coco Chanel. Chanel is know for its Chanel No. 5, or “perfume No. 5 de Chanel”, the “little black dress” and the “Chanel Suit”. Chanel has been modeled by Naomi Campbell, Freja Beha Erichsen, Saskia de Brauw, Ines de la Fressange, Claudia Schiffer, Liu Wen, ShuPei Qin, Mengyao Xi, Abbey Lee Kershaw, Sasha Pivovarova, Heidi Mount, [...]
Michael Kors is an American fashion company founded in 1981 by Michael Kors. The brand is known for women’s and men’s ready-to-wear, handbags, watches, and accessories. Kors started his career as a designer in earnest when Dawn Mello, the fashion director at Bergdorf Goodman asked him to show his designs to the Bergdorf Goodman buyers. In 1981, Michael Kors started his Michael Kors womenswea[...]
Ralph Lauren is an American fashion company founded by Ralph Lauren in 1967. Subsidiaries of the company include: Club Monaco Corporation, Polo Jeans Company, LLC, Ralph Lauren Home Collections, Inc., Ralph Lauren Media, LLC, Ralph Lauren Watch and Jewelry Company SÀRL (50%), RL Fragrances, LLC. The Ralph Lauren company operates almost 400 stores and an approximately 300 “concession-based shops”. [...]
Lacoste is a luxury French fashion company that produces luxury clothing, perfume, shoes, leather goods, watches, homegoods, and eyewear. It is most well known for its polo shirts featuring the crocodile logo. The company was founded in 1933 by René Lacoste, whom had a nickname of “crocodile” for the vigorous way he played tennis. The company has been owned by the Swiss company Maus Frères since 2[...]
Yves Saint Laurent is a French luxury fashion company founded by Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Bergé in 1961. The brand has been associated with fashion trends such as the classic tuxedo suit for women, safari jackets, tight pants, and thigh-high boots. In 1966 Yves Saint Laurent was the first major designer to dive into ready-to-wear, to make high fashion more accessible. In 1978 Yves Saint La[...]
Christian Dior is a French luxury fashion brand founded in 1946 by Christian Dior. The company has expanded from its beginnings to produce leather goods, ready-to-wear, accessories, footwear, jewelry, timepieces, fragrance, make-up, skincare products and haute-couture. Divisions of the company include: Christian Dior Parfums, Christian Dior Cosmetics, and Dior Homme. In 1947, Dior launched the [...]
Victoria’s Secret is an American fashion company founded in 1977 by Roy Raymond and his wife Gaye in San Francisco, California. The primary products of Victoria’s Secret include premium lingerie, beauty products, and womenswear. The company is currently owned by L Brands. Starting in 1995, Victoria’s Secret began hosting their annual Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. The show was first streamed o[...]
Versace is an Italian fashion company founded in 1978 in Milan by Gianni Versace. The company opened its first boutique in Milan’s Via della Spiga, and was one of the first fashion designer firms that had control of each of aspect of the fashion process from brand design to retail distribution. About Versace, By Versace: Founded in 1978 in Milan, Gianni Versace SpA is one of the leading inte[...]
Givenchy is a French high-end perfume and fashion company founded in 1952 by Hubert de Givenchy in France. Hubert de Givenchy’s designs were immediately met with very positive reviews from around the world, especially well known for being a combination of elegant, chic, and feminine. The most well known association of Givenchy, that helped launch the brand to the next level of success was with [...]
The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. is an American makeup, skincare, fragrance, and hair care company founded in 1946 in New York city by Estée Lauder. The company started as a cosmetics company in New York by Estée Lauder and her husband Joseph Lauder. In 1948, they landed their first major account with Saks Fifth Avenue. By 1960, Estée Lauder landed an account with Harrods in London, and soon aft[...]