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Chloe Designer Profile

Founded in Paris in 1952 by Egyptian-born Gaby Aghion, Chloé has always represented a freewheeling bohemian spirit.  At a time when haute-couture was the thing among the rich, Gaby felt that the masses who could not afford couture should not be condemned to wear ugly dresses created by their local dress-maker. She created high-quality, body-conscious, off-the-rack pieces. She debuted her collection at the Cafe Florence – favorite hangout famous for being the meeting-place of existentialists and …

Balenciaga Designer Profile

“The Master,” Cristobal Balenciaga is one of the most renowned fashion designer. His creation melted the hearts of royalties and socialites such as the Queen of Spain, the Queen of Belgium, Princess Grace of Monaco, the Duchess of Windsor to Gloria Guinness and Pauline de Rothschild making them all his loyal patron. Courreges, Givenchy, Ungaro and other famous designers had been trained by Balenciaga and they all are proud in regarding him as their mentor.The designerBalenciaga was born on the 2…

Prada Designer Profile

Prada Designer Profile

Prada Handbags never fails to tickle the world’s fashion fancy throughout the years. This signature brand has graced several actresses such as Cameron Diaz and Uma Thurman. Each glamorous bags are a must have as the brand alone signifies luxury, elegance and style. The labelThe label initiated in 1913 by Mario Prada The company was formerly known in Italy as Fratelli Prada or Prada Brothers that sells leather goods likes trunks, shoes, handbags and suitcases. Mario’s granddaughter Miuccia Prada …

Louis Vuitton Designer Profile

Louis Vuitton Designer Profile

What is about a Louis that makes people feel that they are a part of an elite group of people? Maybe it’s the sky-high prices. Because it’s expensive, only the rich can buy it. Maybe it’s because of celebrities. One is always seen on the arms of Hollywood A-lists. Maybe it’s because it’s a classic. Owning a Monogram canvass bag makes one feel that you have a bag for the ages. Maybe it’s the craftsmanship. Beautiful designed leather goods that are works of art in themselves. But most likely, it’s…

Tod's Designer Profile

Tod's Designer Profile

Although not exactly a popular brand in the United States, Tod’s is one of the most sought-after luxury handbag brands with stores in 31 countries around the world. It has held a long tradition of putting together the most precious materials with extraordinary craftsmanship and exceptional design, making every Tod’s product a luxurious treat.Tod’s began as a family shoemaking business in the 1920s, which was founded by Italian Filipo Della Valle. During the 1970s, his grandson Diego Della Valle …

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…

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…