Famous French Designers
BY: The News Voice
"Fashion is to France what the gold mines of Peru are to Spain.."
Mugler is mainly known for designing costumes for Cirque du Solleil and Beyonce's "I am.." tour. His top-selling Angel Fragrance also contributes to his fame.
Maria 'Nina' Ricci
Although born in Italy, she and her son, Robert founded their brand. The Nina Ricci brand was known for ready-to-wear, leather goods and fashion accessories.
She also launched a perfume named 'L'air de temps' in 1949 which remains the brand's famous product.
She is known to be one of the most influential fashion designers of the 20th century. Her designs liberated women from the corsets and gave them freedom.
He was known for his revolution in women's dress with the 'New Look' which brought Paris back its status as Fashion capital.
Yves Saint Laurent
Successor of Christian Dior, creator of Legendary Le Smoking Suit. He was given the title Grand Officier in the Legion d'Honneur.
He had no formal training as clothing designer. His most-well known garment is cone bra that Madonna wore on tour during 1990's
These french designers have made a huge impact on international fashion.