FREE Fashion Designers Questions and Answers
John Galliano was fired in 2011 for making an anti-Semitic statement. At the time, what company did he work for as head designer?
Galliano's remarks regarding Hitler were captured on tape and uploaded on several websites, sending the fashion world into a frenzy. Dior issued a statement on March 1, 2011, stating that Galliano had been fired as a result of the event.
Elizabeth Hurley was famed for wearing a black gown held together by safety pins. What Italian fashion house designed the dress?
Liz Hurley accompanied Hugh Grant to the Four Weddings and a Funeral premiere in 1994, wearing a black low-cut dress held together by giant gold safety pins. Liz Hurley responded to the dress's detractors, saying, "Unlike many other designers, Versace crafts garments to exalt the feminine form rather than eliminate it."
Who was the creative director of the Italian fashion house Balenciaga for the past fifteen years?
After Nicolas Ghesquière left Balenciaga after fifteen years, Alexander Wang of his label of the same name took up the role in November 2012. Cristóbal Balenciaga founded the label, and Olivier Theyskens is the artistic director of Theory.
What is the meaning of the names behind the Australian design duo Sass & Bide?
Sarah Jane Clarke and Heidi Middleton are best known as the designers of Sass & Bide (established in 1999), a brand recognized for its high-quality jeans. Sarah Jessica Parker, the actress, commissioned the team to produce one-of-a-kind clothes for Sex & the City after being completely pleased with their ideas.
Paul McCartney's daughter is a well-known fashion designer. You know her surname, but what is her maiden name?
Stella McCartney, Paul and Linda McCartney's daughter, was born in 1971. Stella is a well-known animal rights activist, and her fashion designs reflect this; she never utilizes fur or leather in any of her designs, instead opting for wool and silk.
"A female should be two things: classy and fabulous," which great fashion designer once stated.
Coco Chanel is well known as the founder of Chanel, the company that popularized black and white and pearl necklaces. Coco constantly emphasized appearance and flair when she spoke.