Archive for September 24th, 2007

Sonia Rykiel: Fashion Designer

Sonia Rykiel is a popular French fashion designer who was born in Paris in the 1930’s. She had her start in the fashion business when she worked to dress window displays in a Parisian textile store an early age of 17. Sonia later on married an owner of a boutique that sold elegant clothing. This provided Sonia with the environment from which she began to practice her skills in designing. Actually, her first taste in designing came out of necessity. She wasn’t able to find any decent sweaters any…