Thursday, November 22, 2007

Fashion Branch of Knowledge

I’m not really in the whimsical notion for housework today. Purely, just enjoying myself and sort of looking at fashion history.... I love being a woman. So, I wanted to give life to a little spot on the web and celebrate being a woman.

Here we are :

Burberry was founded in 1856 when 21-year-old Thomas Burberry, a former draper's apprentice, opened his own store in Basingstoke, Hampshire, England. Burberry a British luxury fashion house, manufacturing clothing and other apparel.

The House of Chanel
, more commonly known as Chanel, is a Parisian fashion house in France founded by Gabrielle Bonheur "Coco" Chanel (Founded 1910's).

The Louis Vuitton Company more commonly known simply as Louis Vuitton was born in Jura, France (now part of the commune of Lavans-sur-Valouse), but moved to Paris in 1835. A luxury French fashion and leather goods brand and company, headquartered in Paris, France.

Givenchy is a French brand of clothing, accessories, perfumes and cosmetics. It was founded in 1952 by designer Hubert de Givenchy.

Christian Dior
(January 21, 1905 – October 23, 1957), was an influential French fashion designer. He was born in Granville, Manche, Normandy, France.


Salvatore Ferragamo
Founded 1927 to its historical Florence,Italy Salvatore Ferragamo (June 5, 1898 - August 7, 1960) was a 20th century Italian footwear.

Prada is considered one of the most influential clothing designers in the fashion industry. was founded in 1913 by Mario Prada in Milan in 1978.

Dolce & Gabbana Founded 1985 (pronounced dol-che gabb-an-a) is a high-end fashion house started by the Italian designers Domenico Dolce, born near Palermo, Sicily and Stefano Gabbana, born in Milan, Italy.

Gucci, is an Italian French-owned iconic fashion and leather goods label. It was founded by Guccio Gucci (b.1881 - d.1953) in Florence in 1906. Gucci considered one of the most famous, prestigious, and easily recognizable fashion brands in the world.

Gianni Versace
(December 2, 1946 – July 15, 1997) was an accomplished Italian designer of both clothing and theater costumes.

Giorgio Armani
(born 11 July 1934) is an Italian fashion designer, from Piacenza, Emilia-Romagna, Italy.

Canali
is a clothing company based in Italy In 1934, the brothers Giovanni and Giacomo Canali founded a tailoring workshop dedicated to the manufacture of high quality clothing.

Fendi
is an Italian fashion designer brand founded in 1918, Rome, Italy.

Laura Biagiotti (* 4 August 1943 in Rome).

Bulgari (usually written "BVLGARI" in ancient Roman style) is named after its founder, Greek Sotirio Bulgari The company was founded in 1884 in Rome, Italy. The current flagship store was opened in 1905 by Bulgari with the help of his two sons (Costantino and Giorgio) and the store quickly became a place where the world's rich and famous came for the unique, high quality jewelry designs combining Greek and Roman art.

Tod's Group is an Italian company which produces shoes and other. The family started the shoemaking business out of a basement in the late 1920s.

Valentino Clemente Ludovico Garavani, a.k.a. Valentino (11 May 1932, Voghera, Lombardy, Italy) is a fashion designer. His fashion house is among the world's most famous haute couture and ready-to-wear fashion empires.

Carl Franz Bally (October 24, 1821 – August 5, 1899) was a Swiss businessman who founded the Bally Shoe company in 1851.


Coach Inc. is an American leather goods company in a loft in Manhattan, New York founded 1941. It is famous for ladies' handbags, as well as items for both men and women.

1 comment:

  1. hala imo ko gitudloan ani....thanks for sharing....

    have a nice sunday, bisan foggy n tugnaw.....

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