Dolce & Gabbana is an Italian fashion company that produces clothing, footwear, sunglasses, handbags, jewelry, perfume, and cosmetics. The company was founded by Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabban in 1985 in Milan, Italy. Dolce & Gabbana presented their first collection during Milan Fashion Week in October of 1985. They did not make much of an impression in the fashion world, and barely [...]
Karl Lagerfeld is a German fashion designer, photographer, and artist, who spent most of his professional career in Paris. He is the creative director and head designer of both Chanel and Fendi, along with his own fashion label. Karl Lagerfeld began his career in fashion when he was hired by Pierre Balmain to be his assistant. After several years he then worked for Jean Patou, designing haute c[...]
Alexander Wang is an Taiwanese-American designer, and head of his own fashion company, and previously creative director of Balenciaga. He moved to NYC to attend the Parsons School of Design while just 19, but dropped out before finishing his studies. In 2007, he displayed his first collection in New York, and a year later won the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund, which provided money to build his brand. [...]
Vivienne Westwood is a British fashion designer, and founder of the fashion house, Vivienne Westwood. The designer’s career began when her partner, Malcolm McLaren, opened a boutique where she sold her designs. Vivienne Westwood became integrated with punk fashions, as McLaren became the manager of the legendary punk band, the Sex Pistols. The band wore designs of Westwood and McLaren. Durin[...]
Carolina Herrera is a Venezuelan born fashion designer, and founder of the fashion house that bears her name. Her first collection was shown in 1980, and featured the supermodel, Iman. In the late 1980’s, she partnered with Puig to create a line of perfumes. Puig eventually acquired the Carolina Herrera fashion house in 1995, but maintained her as the creative director. CH Carolina Herrera l[...]