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    Katherine Hamnett

    Mai 10th, 2016

    Katherine Hamnett, British Fashion Designer, born 1947 in Gravesend. After studying fashion design at the renowned Central Saint Martins College in London, Hamnett started her career in fashion founding the label Tuttabankem with Anne Buck in 1969, which was presented in London and Paris. Read the rest of this entry

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    Cashin, Bonnie

    Mai 10th, 2016

    Bonnie Cashin, American Fashion Designer, born 1908 in Oakland, died 2000 in New York. Cashin started her career designing costumes for chorus girls in Los Angeles and later moving on to design for the Roxyettes in New York. Here she continued to work for the coat and suit manufacturer Adler & Adler with which she was awarded the American Designers Coty Award. This motivated Cashin to open her own studio Bonnie Cashin Designs, where she created designs for the modern, strong and independent woman, offering comfortable utilitarian designs during a time when womens fashion was extremely feminine. Read the rest of this entry

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    Bonnie Cashin

    Mai 10th, 2016

    Bonnie Cashin, American Fashion Designer, born 1908 in Oakland, died 2000 in New York. Cashin started her career designing costumes for chorus girls in Los Angeles and later moving on to design for the Roxyettes in New York. Here she continued to work for the coat and suit manufacturer Adler & Adler with which she was awarded the American Designers Coty Award. This motivated Cashin to open her own studio Bonnie Cashin Designs, where she created designs for the modern, strong and independent woman, offering comfortable utilitarian designs during a time when womens fashion was extremely feminine. Read the rest of this entry

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    Marlene Dietrich

    Mai 10th, 2016

    Marlene Dietrich, German Actress and Singer, born 1901 in Schöneberg. Dietrich was one of the first and only German actresses that reached broad international fame. She became famous with movies such as Shanghai Express and Destry Rides Again and soon after became a Hollywood and style icon. Her long legs, raspy voice and extravagant fashion made her a sensation and known as one of the most glamorous and bold women in the world. On screen Dietrich was known for wearing exotic costumes featuring glamorous dresses, adapted menswear and the iconic top hat. Her personal style was equally ornate and included lots of fur and mens suits. In the 1930’s, Dietrich revolutionized womens fashion by making it acceptable for women to wear pants. After a glamorous life in fame Dietrich died in 1992 in Paris. The American Film Institute has voted her one of the 25 greatest actresses of all times.

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    Dietrich, Marlene

    Mai 10th, 2016

    Marlene Dietrich, German Actress and Singer, born 1901 in Schöneberg. Dietrich was one of the first and only German actresses that reached broad international fame. She became famous with movies such as Shanghai Express and Destry Rides Again and soon after became a Hollywood and style icon. Her long legs, raspy voice and extravagant fashion made her a sensation and known as one of the most glamorous and bold women in the world. On screen Dietrich was known for wearing exotic costumes featuring glamorous dresses, adapted menswear and the iconic top hat. Her personal style was equally ornate and included lots of fur and mens suits. In the 1930’s, Dietrich revolutionized womens fashion by making it acceptable for women to wear pants. After a glamorous life in fame Dietrich died in 1992 in Paris. The American Film Institute has voted her one of the 25 greatest actresses of all times.

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    Phoebe Philo

    Mai 10th, 2016

    Phoebe Philo, French Fashion Designer, born 1973 in Paris. Philo began her career studying at the prestigious design school Central Saint Martins in London. Here she met designer Stella McCartney who she became friends with and her Assistant Designer at Chloé. After McCartney left the company in 2001, Philo became the brands Creative Director. In 2008, Philo was appointed the role of Creative Director and Board Member at the French fashion house Céline. Her first collection for the brand received great praise and Philo continued to build the brads image, reputation and design tremendously. This success earned her various awards including „International Designer of the Year“ by the CFDA and a spot on the „Times 100 most Influential List“ in 2014. Philo is known for her minimalist aesthetic with clean lines and beautiful and strong designs.

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    Rowley, Cynthia

    Mai 10th, 2016

    Cynthia Rowley, American Fashion Designer, born 1958 in Barrington. Rowleys earliest intentions were to become a painter, studying at the School of Art Institute Chicago. She was kicked out of the school for her designs being too over the top and moved to New York, where she designed her first fashion collection. She famously presented this collection in her own walk-up apartment and invited all famous editors, of which none came. Yet soon her extravagant designs attracted the press and buyers. Today, Rowley is internationally known with 60 own boutiques world-wide, her own book and appearances on various TV-Shows including Project Runway. Rowleys brand offers womenswear, menswear, accessories, handbags and cosmetics. Her vintage-inspired designs are playful yet sophisticated in bright colors.

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    Cynthia Rowley

    Mai 10th, 2016

    Cynthia Rowley, American Fashion Designer, born 1958 in Barrington. Rowleys earliest intentions were to become a painter, studying at the School of Art Institute Chicago. She was kicked out of the school for her designs being too over the top and moved to New York, where she designed her first fashion collection. She famously presented this collection in her own walk-up apartment and invited all famous editors, of which none came. Yet soon her extravagant designs attracted the press and buyers. Today, Rowley is internationally known with 60 own boutiques world-wide, her own book and appearances on various TV-Shows including Project Runway. Rowleys brand offers womenswear, menswear, accessories, handbags and cosmetics. Her vintage-inspired designs are playful yet sophisticated in bright colors.

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    Green, Craig

    Mai 10th, 2016

    Craig Green, British Menswear Designer. After graduating from Central Saint Martins in 2012, Craig Green did not take long to establish his own menswear label, showing his first collection in 2013 at London Collections. Green was recognized for his unique visions and quickly gained a strong reputation. His designs are highly conceptual yet wearable featuring utilitarian elements. This successful approach to design has won him a large following and many renowned stockists such as Barneys, Selfridges, Joyce and Dover Street Market. Greens designs have also been featured in various fashion exhibitions. His shows are LC:M highlights and are known to create deep emotions in the crowd watching.

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    Craig Green

    Mai 10th, 2016

    Craig Green, British Menswear Designer. After graduating from Central Saint Martins in 2012, Craig Green did not take long to establish his own menswear label, showing his first collection in 2013 at London Collections. Green was recognized for his unique visions and quickly gained a strong reputation. His designs are highly conceptual yet wearable featuring utilitarian elements. This successful approach to design has won him a large following and many renowned stockists such as Barneys, Selfridges, Joyce and Dover Street Market. Greens designs have also been featured in various fashion exhibitions. His shows are LC:M highlights and are known to create deep emotions in the crowd watching.

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