unit b evolution and movement of fashion 2.05 research influential names in fashion design

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UNIT B EVOLUTION AND MOVEMENT OF FASHION 2.05 Research influential names in fashion design. Slide 2 Influential names in current fashion design Tommy Hilfiger Calvin Klein Donna Karan Vera Wang Sean P. Diddy Combs Nicole Miller Bill Blass Tom Ford Donatella Versace Muccia Prada Valentino Gucci Oscar de la Renta Slide 3 Tommy Hilfiger Highest paid fashion executive in the U.S. in 2001 Self-taught designer of mens tailored clothing Slide 4 Calvin Klein Paved the way for designer jeans Known for risqu advertising Slide 5 Donna Karan Upscale womens and mens suits and sportswear Sold financial aspect of the business to LVMH Slide 6 Vera Wang Known for couture bridal designs for individual clients Began career as a senior fashion editor for Vogue Slide 7 Sean P. Diddy Combs Boys and mens wear $100 million per year in his first two years Slide 8 Nicole Miller Slide 9 Bill Blass First American designer to introduce pinstripes and houndstooth into womenswear Died from cancer in 2002 Slide 10 Tom Ford Texas native relocated to Paris Creative director for Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent who is credited with saving the companies from bankruptcy Considered to be one of the most influential designers ever Slide 11 Donatella Versace Sister of Gianni Versace, continued the business after his death Features electric colors, sensuous fabrics, clingy silhouettes, and bold sexiness Slide 12 Miuccia Prada Mime performer turned fashion mogul Added womenswear to the leather handbag lines after inheriting the family business Slide 13 Valentino Consistent popularity for four decades His vintage gowns are considered collectable. Slide 14 Oscar de la Renta Known for womens street wear and evening gowns. *Designed in Paris then to New York Slide 15 Gabrielle Coco Chanel Signature Chanel Jacket Signature Chanel Jacket One version of the little black dress One version of the little black dress The clothes she created changed the way women looked and how they looked at themselves The clothes she created changed the way women looked and how they looked at themselves Slide 16 Christobal Balenciaga Known for huge evening coats Known for huge evening coats Chemise dresses, pillbox hats, and long, full skirts Chemise dresses, pillbox hats, and long, full skirts Slide 17 Hubert de Givenchy Was the first designer of haute couture to introduce a collection of luxury womens ready-to-wear Was the first designer of haute couture to introduce a collection of luxury womens ready-to-wear Enjoyed a legendary friendship with actress Audrey Hepburn who became the brands ambassador Enjoyed a legendary friendship with actress Audrey Hepburn who became the brands ambassador Slide 18 Mary Quant One of the originators of the Mod Look of the 1960s One of the originators of the Mod Look of the 1960s Miniskirts, vinyl boots, geometric patterns, strong colors Miniskirts, vinyl boots, geometric patterns, strong colors Slide 19 Ralph Lauren Classy preppy sophisticated styles for men and women Classy preppy sophisticated styles for men and women Began by designing wide neckties Began by designing wide neckties Slide 20 Norman Norell Widely regarded as the patron saint of vintage New York chic Widely regarded as the patron saint of vintage New York chic Known for understated simple wool dresses with a high round neckline, sequined cocktail dresses, and sailor motifs Known for understated simple wool dresses with a high round neckline, sequined cocktail dresses, and sailor motifs Designed clothes for stars of silent movies Designed clothes for stars of silent movies