Moziah Bridges is a young, innovative, fashion-forward 11-year-old on his way to the top of the fashion industry. This young man has created a successful bow tie business that puts him in the same category as Ralph Lauren. Bridges started his reign as bow tie prince when, like many, he couldn’t find any bow ties that he fancied. “I really was a young, dapper man, and I couldn’t find any bow ties that I really liked,” he explained to Fox News about his start-up.
Fashion designers Peter Pilotto and ChristopherDeVos are a dynamic duo. Pilotto, half-Austrian and half-Italian, and De Vos, half-Belgian and half-Peruvian, have brought their design skills together to create a name for themselves on the international stage. Their empire grew fast, having only begun to receive greater recognition when they were cited as London guide’s Time Out magazine’s designers to watch in 2007.
You know that dream, the one that escalates you from a life of financial nightmare and turns you into an uber successful Blair Waldorf (Gossip Girl) donning Chanel and Versace on the Upper East Side of Manhattan? Well, sometimes, that actually happens.
Amancio Ortega is the third richest man in the world and but many people have not heard of his name until now. His company is more famous then the man behind the scenes. Ortega founded Zara, an affordable retail store that sells quality merchandise to consumers. Ortega, is from Leon, Spain, his father worked on the railroad and his mother helped support the family by working as a maid.
You know her name. You’ve seen her face everywhere. She’s not new to scandal or public criticism, with the media openly mocking her lifestyle and fashion choices. She shocks and inspires, but creates a profound imprint on the world. Whether you love her or hate her, you have to respect her bold confidence and industry-changing achievements.
After a full day of trying clothes that just aren’t right yet, we start to dream – personal tailors, tiny hips – a girl’s dream come true. However, we can’t tailor everything and hips don’t just get smaller. We’ve come to terms with the war zone that is the dressing room. We’ve decided that designers don’t know what’s up, so we might as well suffer in silence and move on to the next battle. Then, there’s Giambattista Valli. He absolutely loves women and has decided that fashion isn’t all about that size 2 sample.
The irony of buying a $700 sweatshirt that once would cost you $15 at Walmart is not lost on most people. Most people would have never dreamed that their once low-budget school clothing would now be deemed “vintage” and worn by some of the most famous celebrities.
The name Heron Preston lends itself to creativity. The name doesn’t exactly scream stockbroker, construction worker, or accountant; instead, it recalls inspired vocations, like fashion, art, or music. Initially, he was known as Heron Johnson, but then the fashion designer started his first clothing line in high school and switched his last name to Preston, as he believed it sounded more “regal.”
Blake Lively, as her name implies, is a vibrant icon in the fashion world. Even in the mid 2000s, if we look back on her first notable moments of fame in her signature role of “Serena van der Woodsen” in “Gossip Girl,” we can see how she has a long standing career as not only an actress, but as a fashion icon as well. Her name brings visions of color, elegance, and fearlessness in the world of fashion.