The Louis Vuitton brand is generally regarded as the world’s top luxury brand, operating in over 50 countries and almost 500 stores around the world. The Louis Vuitton company was started in 1854 in Paris, France. Louis Vuitton launched a flat-bottom trunk that could be easily stacked, a practical improvement over most luxury trunks at the time. In 1876, the company introduced a beige and brown[...]
Giorgio Armani S. p. A. is an Italian, luxury fashion company founded by Giorgio Armani in 1975 in Milan, Italy. The Giorgio Armani company encompasses several brands, including: Giorgio Armani Privé, Giorgio Armani, Emporio Armani, EA7 | Emporio Armani, Armani Collezioni, AJ | Armani Jeans, Armani Junior, AX | Armani Exchange. About Giorgio Armani, By Giorgio Armani: Like each thread of a g[...]
Prada S. p. A. is a high end, Italian luxury fashion company founded in 1913 by Mario Prada in Milan, Italy. The brand specializes in shoes, ready-to-wear, perfume, leather handbags, and travel accessories. Subsidiaries of Prada include: Miu Miu, Church's, Car Shoe, Pasticceria Marchesi, Luna Rossa, Fondazione Prada. Well known models and actors that have walked the runway for Prada include: Da[...]
Pierre Cardin is an Italian-born, French fashion designer, who launched his own fashion house in 1950 in Paris, France. His career took off when he was commissioned to design costumes for a masquerade ball in 1951 for Carlos de Beistegui. In 1953 Pierre Cardin launched his haute couture line. In 1959, he launched one of the original ready-to-wear collections by a designer, and a year later did the[...]
Emanuel Ungaro is a French fashion designer, who founded his first fashion house, Ungaro Uomo in 1973. He launched his first perfume, Diva, in 1983. He later launched perfumes such as Senso in 1987, Ungaro in 1991, Emanuel Ungaro for Men in 1991, Fleur de Diva in 1997, Desnuda in 2001, and Apparation in 2004. In 2008, Avon and Emanuel Ungaro worked together to launch two fragrances, U by Ungaro fo[...]
Fendi is an Italian luxury fashion company founded in 1925 by Adele and Edoardo Fendi in Rome, Italy. Fendi is very well known for its fur, leather goods and handbags. In 2001, Fendi became a member of the LVMH group, which currently owns 90% of the company. Fendi History from The House of Fendi has a rich Italian history that began in Rome, and with nothing more than hard[...]
Oscar de la Renta was a Dominican – American fashion designer, who launched his fashion house in 1965 in New York City. He became famous by one of the designers to dress Jacqueline Kennedy, and since has been known as much for his fashion house as for dressing film stars, first ladies, and royalty. About Oscar de la Renta, By British Vogue: Oscar de la Renta was a world-renowned fashion designer, [...]
Tom Ford is an American luxury fashion designer and a fashion brand of the same name. Tom Ford was the creative director of Gucci, starting in 1994, and Yves Saint Laurent, starting in 1999, both relationships ending in 2004. In 2006, Tom Ford launched his own line bearing his name in 2006. Ford began his work in fashion design in earnest in the mid-80’s, while working for designer Cathy Hardwi[...]
Gucci is an Italian, luxury fashion brand founded by Guccio Gucci in 1921 in Florence, Italy. Gucci is currently owned by the French company, Kering. About Gucci, By Gucci: Influential, innovative and progressive, Gucci is reinventing a wholly modern approach to fashion. Under the new vision of creative director Alessandro Michele, the House has redefined luxury for the 21st century, further[...]
Marc Jacobs is an American fashion designer known for his various Marc Jacobs fashion lines.  In 1986, Jacobs designed the first collection for his own label. He is the head designer for his brands which have more than 200 stores in 80 countries. He has also been the creative director for Louis Vuitton since 1997. Marc Jacobs By Marc Jacobs: After 30 years Marc Jacobs continues to unabashedl[...]