Archive for March 19th, 2008

Burberry Designer Profile

Burberry Designer Profile

The Burberry brand has a long history and has become part of the British daily life. It all started in 1856 when a young draper’s apprentice named Thomas Burberry opened his own outfitters shop in Basingstoke, Hampshire, England. Burberry has brought quality and innovation to outerwear fabric and design that he soon created a following. In 1870, the small shop became an emporium and by 1891 opened a shop in London’s West End district.Since it was established, Burberry has developed fabric to a w…

Michael Kors Designer Profile

Michael Kors Designer Profile

Michael Kors is an American designer who has successfully branched out to different collections from women’s clothing, men’s watches, to leather handbags. He began his fashion career at age 19 as a designer and merchandiser for Lothar’s boutique in New York City, which was quickly noticed by the fashion press. Kors eventually left the brand in 1981 and started his own women’s collection, which were sold at Bergdorf Goodman and Saks Fifth Avenue. After earning immense success from his women’s lin…