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    Yarn

    Juni 1st, 2015

    A yarn is a string of fibers, which is used to knit, weave or sew a garment or textile. A yarn can be made of natural or synthetic fibers, which are spun together to create length, durability and structure. There are different kinds of yarn for various forms of processing such as sewing yarn, knitting yarn or rope yarn.

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    Yurievich, Gaspard

    September 22nd, 2014

    Gaspard Yurievich, French fashion label founded 1997 by Gaspard Yurievich. After winning the first prize for women’s fashion in the Hyères international fashion festival, Yureviech had paved the way for his future success. He expanded his newly found brand immediately, presenting his collection at Paris Fashion Week and selling his clothing and shoes to boutiques around the world. Gaspard Yurevich stands for updated French couture for men and women that is adapted to the needs of our modern society with a typically French mix of sophisticated and elegant.

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    YOOX

    November 2nd, 2012

    YOOX, Italian online retailer for read-to-wear clothing and accessories, founded in 2000 by former investment banker Federico Marchetti. The retailers name is a combination of the male (Y) and female (X) chromosome letters. The double OO’s in the middle is the symbol for infinity.

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    YEOHLEE

    Juli 18th, 2012

    YEOHLEE, New York-based womenswear label, founded in 1981 by the Malaysian-born designer Yeohlee Teng. Her designs are being described as clean, contemporary and unique.

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    Y-Line

    Oktober 27th, 2011

    The term “Y-Line” is usually used to describe a certain type of clothing, usually a dress that is shaped like the capital letter ‘Y’. Its slim-fitting shape with a straight, narrow cut falls from the V-neck to or just below the knee. That particular shape was first introduced by French couture designer Christian Dior in 1954.  See also Dior’s A-Line and H-Line.

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    Yohji Yamamoto

    Februar 20th, 2011

    Yohji Yamamoto, Japanese fashion designer, born in 1943. His namesake fashion label is based in Paris and Tokyo. The designer is especially known for an avant-garde spirit in his two collections, the main line Yohji Yamamoto (women’s/men’s) and the diffusion line Y’s, which are both especially popular in Tokyo. The signature of the brand is its over-sized styles that are often designed in black.

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    Yves Saint Laurent

    April 7th, 2010

    Yves Saint Laurent, Algerian-born French fashion designer, lived from 1936 to 2008. He was one of the greatest designers in French fashion during the 20th century. Saint Laurent began his fashion career as the star graduate of the Chambre Syndicale fashion school as a talented design assistant at the French couture house Christian Dior in 1955. After Dior’s death in 1957, the 21 year old created the first Dior collection in just 9 weeks. He left the couture house to join the French army a couple of years later. When Saint Laurent came back, he decided to open his own namesake couture house that still remains as one of the most high-end brands in the fashion industry.

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