Biographies of famous fashion designers are similar as two punctuation marks: born, studied, fell in love, inspired … In the case of Diana von Furstenberg, all the fun begins at the stage of “married”, and the stage of “falling in love” was safely skipped. In the early 70s, a stubborn woman married an Austrian prince. As Diana later admitted in an interview, she “just wanted to be the wife of a rich man.” This gave her independence and freedom of action. In 1973, she released her first collection.
Diane von Furstenberg herself presented her first dresses. Not fashion models and not supermodels – the author of the collection herself looked at customers from advertising posters. Continue reading
On January 21, 2007, the famous Christian Dior haute couture house celebrated its creator’s 102nd birthday. Crossing the “boundaries” in the fashion world, the great designer Christian Dior invented the “Haute Couture”.
A young man whose childhood passed with his parents in Normandy quickly decides to drop out of his studies at the prestigious School of Political Sciences in order to devote himself to art. In 1928, he opened an art gallery where he exhibited paintings by such great artists as Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dali and Jean Cocteau. Returning from military service in 1935, Christian begins to sell sketches of hats and dresses for fashion houses. He then works as an illustrator in the French magazine Illustrated Figaro. Continue reading
Diesel is Italy’s famous fashion house that offers original clothing for women and men, for children and adults. This is a special style, not only in clothes, but also in life. Diesel jeans are especially popular all over the world, including in Russia.
The company was founded in 1978, during its existence it was able to achieve truly grandiose results. Today, the total turnover of the Diesel house is approximately 850 million euros per year.
Diesel owes its success to the head of the fashion house, Renzo Rosso, who since 1985 has been its sole shareholder. This is a brilliant person for whom, according to him, the Diesel brand is not just work, but his whole life. And this statement is fully justified, you just have to look at the biography of this amazing person. Continue reading