Azulay, Simão

Simão Azulay was a fashion designer from Pará, Brazil. He was born in 1950 and died in 1988 due to complications of AIDS. He was the brother of fashion designer David Azulay, of the Blue Man band, and father of fashion designer Thomaz Azulay, of The Paradise brand. He had a great impact on Brazilian […]

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Azagury, Jacques

Jacques Azagury is a Moroccan fashion designer born in 1958. He moved with his family to London when he was just six years old. There, he studied at the London College of Fashion and at St. Martins School of Art during the early 1970s. In 1978, he presented his first show in Harper’s & Queen […]

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Ashley, Laura

Laura Ashley was a Welsh stylist who was born in 1925 and died in 1985, she started her company from scratch with her husband Bernard Ashley. Bernard and Laura met when she still worked as a secretary and he as a stockbroker. They got married in 1949 and soon had two of their four children. […]

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Arruda, Vera

Vera Arruda was a stylist from Alagoas, Brazil, born in the city of Maceió in 1966. Since she was little, she had contact with the world of fashion, either designing her own clothes or creating costume jewelry to sell to her friends. In addition to being a born artist, she was also a very beautiful […]

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Armani, Giorgio

Giorgio Armani’s career started off simple. The designer started working with ready-to-wear at age 40 and today is one of the biggest names in world fashion. His style is unmistakable and it is safe to say that the key piece in his career was the jacket, which he reinvented several times. The designer brought new […]

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Angel, Zuzu

She was a Brazilian fashion designer from Minas Gerais, Brazil, who achieved international success in the 1970s. Her name was Zuleika de Souza Netto, and she was born in Curvelo, Minas Gerais, Brazil, on June 5th, 1921. She then moved to Bahia, Brazil. Because of the years spent there, Zuzu suffered a lot of influence […]

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Badgley, Mark

Mark Badgley was born in 1961 in Illinois, USA. He moved with his family to Oregon when he was just seven years old. From an early age he had the habit of designing clothes and when it came time to opt for a college degree, he decided to study Fine Arts at the University of […]

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