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2. Though Most major countries have their own fashion industry, including; MAJOR FASHION CENTERS ITALY JAPAN UNITED KINGDOM UNITED STATES OF AMERICA FRANCE 3. MAJOR FASHION CITIES Top 10 Fashion Cities Named in Global Survey; NEW YORK ROME PARIS LONDON MILAN TOKYO LOS ANGELES HONG KONG LAS VEGAS SINGAPORE 4. Five nations have established truly international reputations in fashion design. These countries are; MAJOR FASHION CENTERS AUSTRALIA BELGIUM GERMANY SPAIN PORTUGAL INDIA 5. USA (AMERICA) 6. NEW YORK, NEW YORK, U.S.A. American fashion design is dominated by a clean-cut casual style reflecting the sporty, health-conscious life styles of many Americans. The fashion industry in New York is based around Seventh Avenue. A designer who helped to set the trend in America for sport influenced day wear throughout the 1940s and 50s was Clair McCardell. Many of her styles have been rivived. More recent influences on the American Look have been Calvin Klein, with classic coats, separates and jeans. Ralph Lauren designs casually elegant clothes in natural fabrics and Donna Karan works with practical, sophisticated womens wear. 7. USA; New YorkMAJOR FASHION CENTERS 8. MAJOR FASHION CENTERS For over a century, New York has reigned as America's fashion capital. Today, its creative legacy, successful fashion empires, and important press and retail sectors ensure that the city's influence has become global. The majority of American fashion houses are based in New York, although there are also a significant number New York, Los Angeles and Miami, and Chicago was once a center of American fashion. American fashion design is dominated by a clean--cut, casual style, reflecting the sporty, health-conscious lifestyles of many American dwellers. 9. USA (AMERICA) American fashion designer is dominated by a clean-cut casual style reflects the sporty, health conscious lifestyle of many Americans. US is the home to some of the worlds most fashionable people-from celebrities to the average Joe. The US is a stylist place to live with a wonderful combination of different cultural influences which turn it into a real melting pot of fashion The fashion industry in New York is based around seventh Avenue. 10. Among the major fashion designers some of the well known designers in USA are; TOP DESIGNERS OF USA MICHAEL KORES ANNA SUI CALVIN KLEIN DONNA KARAN RALPH LAUREN 11. USA (AMERICA) 12. USA (AMERICA) ANNA SUI 13. Ralph Lauren(know n for casually elegant clothes in natural fabrics) USA (AMERICA) 14. USA (AMERICA) CALVIN KLEIN 15. USA (AMERICA) DONNA KARAN 16. USA (AMERICA) RALPH LAUREN 17. PARIS 18. PARIS Paris is the largest fashion center in the world and has been the measuring stick for fashion since the 16th century. It is also where the momentous Paris Fashion week takes place. 19. FRANCE France has a large fabric industry that works in harmony with the couture houses; this provides the perfect environment for a fashion capital. In the 40s and well into the 50s and 60s a group of French designers led the fashion industry. Beginning with Dior, Balmain and Givenchy then Pierre Cardin, etc FRANCE 20. FRANCE Christian Dior FRANCE 21. FRANCE Balmain FRANCE 22. FRANCE In the early 60s Pierre Cardin and Yves Saint Laurent were the top designers of the French classic styles, inherited Christian Dior's fashion house in 1957 FRANCE The more experimental styles of designers like Andre Courreges became popular. The 60s killed there all couture style and replaced it with young and daring street style clothing 23. Among the major fashion designers some of the well known designers in France are; TOP DESIGNERS OF FRANCE CHANEL CHRISTIAN DIOR LOUIS VUITTON CHOLE LANVIN 24. Today, many of the major French fashion houses have become international design hybrids TOP DESIGNERS OF FRANCE 25. FRANCE The French have bred and educated many generations of designers, skilled workers, artists and critics which coupled with France fabric industry, large home market, export trade and long tradition of couture makes it the fashion capital of the world 26. ITALY- MILAN 27. Milano--The fashion capital of the world. Milan is the financial and industrial center of the country, and the home to the most famous names in the world of fashion ITALY- MILAN Milan is the business, fashion and design capital of Italy, with numerous fashion and trade fairs in the Rho` district of the city It is also Italy's second largest and richest city. Every designer imaginable has a shop or two in these streets: Armani, Iceberg, Luois Vitton, Dior, Bottega Veneta, to name just a small handful. 28. most exclusive names in Italian fashion design are Valentino known for his famous "Rosso Valentino," which means Red Valentino Gianfranco Ferr known for his boldly-cut The majority of the older Italian However, Milan is seen as the fashion capital of Italy because many well-known designers are based there and it is the venue for the Italian designer collections. The majority of the older Italian couturiers are based in Rome. ITALY- MILAN The majority of the older Italian couturiers are based in Rome. brightly-colored clothes Giorgio Armani known for subtle, masculine style for both men and women Gianni Versace known for his beautifully-cut leatherwear Dolce & Gabbana known for their classic-to-modern, edgy appeal. 29. Milan holds fashion trade fair sat numerous times of the year, these streets can be seen full of people from the fashion industry(designers, manufacturers, buyers etc) both day and night. ITALY- MILAN 30. UNITED KINGDOM 31. UNITED KINGDOM- LONDON Known for unorthodox clothes, with a young market and popular appeal. Vivienne Westwood is one of the pioneers of street style, the name of daring youthful looks which London is known for.John Galliano, Richmond Cornejo and a design group called English Eccentrics also turn out fresh ideas consistently. Other well known names include Zandra Rhodes, Katharine Hamnett (known for slogan t-shirts) and Bruce Oldfield who designs glamorous evening wear. 32. UNITED KINGDOM The first fashion designer, Charles Worth, was a native of Britain, although he made his name in native of Britain, although he made his name in Paris. The majority of British fashion houses are based in London. In the 1920s, Norman Hartnell became known for elaborate evening gowns, and went on to, and went on to design Queen Elizabeth II's wedding and design 's wedding and coronation gowns, and other gowns for coronation gowns, and other gowns for members of the British royal family. 33. UNITED KINGDOM 34. British designers, Stella McCartney, John Galliano and Alexander McQueen creating collections for Chole, Christian Dior and Givenchy Big fashion houses such as Chanel, Givenchy and Chloe snap up the hottest new talent . United kingdom London's Carna by Street was the original home of British fashion in the 1960s and it's alive again with concept stores for vintage, street and sports brands like Puma, Ben Sherman, Fred Perry and Lambretta. UNITED KINGDOM 35. UNITED KINGDOM GIVENCHY 36. UNITED KINGDOM There are loads of 2nd hand clothes stores around Covent Garden and Portobello market for cool rejects. Away from the capital, city centers like Manchester and Leeds are home to individual boutiques original, up-to- the-minute designs. London Fashion week held in February and September is the main UK fashion event attracting the glare of the world's style gurus 37. JAPAN 38. TOKYO, JAPAN The look is lose and apparently unstructured. This is often the result of complicated cutting techniques. Colors are often subtle, and somber. Fabrics are rich and textured. Many of the famous names in Japanese fashion now work in Europe or the USA, but the Tokyo designer collections are still a major international fashion event. 39. TOKYO, JAPAN Famous names in Japanese fashion include Kenzo, known for layered looks and highly original knitwear. Miyake, considered a master of draping and cutting, and Rei Kawakubo who developed a completely new way of cutting. His work has been compared with the bias innovation of Vionnet in the 1930s. 40. JAPAN Many of Japanese fashion houses are based in Tokyo. Colors are often somber and subtle and the fabrics used are richly textured. Famous names in Japanese fashion include Kenzo(known for layered looks and highly original knitwear), Issey miyke(known for master drapery and cutting), and Rei Kawakubowho developed a completely new way of cutting (this can be compared with the innovation of Madeleine Vionnet in the 1930s) 41. JAPAN Omote sand is an avenue, subway station and neighbour hood in Tokyo is known as an upscale shopping area featuring several international brand outlets, ranging from Louis Vuitton and Gucci to the more affordable The body shop, Zara, and others. One of Tokyo's busiest railway stations. Shibuya is known as one of the fashion centers of Japan, particularly for young people, and as a major night life area 42. Many of the most famous names in Japanese as on now work in Europe or the USA, but the Tokyo designer collections are still a major international event. MAJOR FASHION CENTERS 43. ITALIAN FASHION DESIGNERS Giorgio Armani Alma Couture Filippo Alpi Femme Maria Grazia Amoretti Roberta Badio Baila Maurizio Baldassari Renato Balestra Federico Bano Basile Bensussan Laura Biagiotti Blumarine Chiara Boni Mariella Burano Byblos Cailand Callaghan Armando Calo Capucine Gianna Cassoli Emilio Cavallini Ernestina Cerini Complice Anna e Cristina Costi Raffaella Curiel Dadoscorza by Edward De Carlis Roberta De Castello Dolce e Gabbana 44. FRENCH FASHION DESIGNERS Jin Abe Balenciaga Dorothee Bis Cerruti Femme Chanel Chloe Enrico Coveri Christian Dior Louis Feraud Jean-Paul Gaultier Romeo Gigli Givenchy Kenzo Hiroko Koshino Christian Lacroix Karl Lag