Who Is The Greatest Fashion Designer?

Discussion in 'Designers and Collections' started by ignitioned32, Mar 11, 2004.

  1. ignitioned32

    ignitioned32 Mannikin

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    Who in your opinion? Also post photos, clippings, etc. :flower:
     
  2. Lena

    Lena etre soi-meme

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    thats a pretty tough poll dear ingi :unsure:

    i love them all, its too hard to choose, aminly becuase
    everyone had their own special style..

    i need to think before voting :ninja:
     
  3. chanel_girl

    chanel_girl Melody Nelson

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    Miuccia Prada :heart:
     
  4. Scott

    Scott Stitch:the Hand

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    Are we talking primarily historical figures or modern fashion as well?

    Of the list,I am between Coco and Yves. They're all great and they all hold their place in history.

    Others,I would mention would be Courreges,Kawakubo,Yamamoto,Westwood and MMM
     
  5. Lena

    Lena etre soi-meme

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    :unsure: i'm torn between Cristobal Balenciaga, Paul Poiret AND Mme Vionnet
     
  6. stylegurrl

    stylegurrl New Member

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    Elisa Schiaparelli is one of my favorites, along with Yves Saint Laurent, Balenciaga Valentino and Givenchy. Current favorites are Miuccia Prada, Oscar de la Renta, Narciso Rodriguez, and the Missonis.
     
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    have to go with vionnet on this one. what she could do... wow. :flower:

    although, coco had the best personal style ever.
     
  9. PrinceOfCats

    PrinceOfCats Naturellement pulpeuse

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    Favourite designer...Yves or Christian in terms of overall designer-ness...Armani in terms of what I would personally wear and Jean Cocteau in terms of fabric-prints etc...
     
  10. Luna

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    Vionnet :heart:

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  11. purplelucrezia

    purplelucrezia New Member

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    I'll have to go with Erte, just because he was so brilliant and multi-talented. :wub:
     
  12. Lena

    Lena etre soi-meme

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    erhhmm ... Erte was an illustrator not a fashion designer pruple :p
     
  13. purplelucrezia

    purplelucrezia New Member

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    Actually, he designed for many films, plays and operas. He also created outfits for himself, his clients and his friends. Before he began working independantly he was employed under Poiret. So yes, he was most definately a fashion designer! :lol: :flower:
     
  14. Lena

    Lena etre soi-meme

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    he was illustrating for Poiret and many many more,
    thats right but he never had his own 'house' or private clients
    all the clothes for the theater were illustrations not actually his own designs..
    but yes, a brilliant illustrator indeed :flower:
     
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    purplelucrezia New Member

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    You're right, he never had his own house. He is a designer in my books though. :rolleyes:
     
  16. Spike413

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    I'm not familiar with the work of many of the great historic designers. I've heard their names of course, but I'm more familiar with more recent designers. But of the names listed that I am familiar with, I'd have to say YSL. I could base that simply on his "Le Smoking" let alone all of the other things he's done.
     
  17. Lena

    Lena etre soi-meme

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    Elise Daniels with Street performers, suit by Balenciaga, Le Marais, Paris, August 1948
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  18. Lena

    Lena etre soi-meme

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    More Cristobal Balenciaga:

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    Museu Textil i de l’Indumentària de Barcelona

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  19. tott

    tott slightly dizzy

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    I was going to vote for Balenciage, then I hit the "show" button instead of "vote" and couldn't vote after... :p
     
  20. PrinceOfCats

    PrinceOfCats Naturellement pulpeuse

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    Great pics...

    Barcelona? How did I miss it? I went to one textiles museum in Barca but it was dreadful... :cry:
     

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