Archive for the ‘Council of Fashion Designers of America’ Category

Designers of Color: Stephen Burrows

November 30, 2009
Stephen Burrows began his design career after graduating from the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in 1966. He launched his first ready-to-wear collection in 1969 and later went to work for Henri Bendel after he was hired by fashion director Geraldine Stultz.
Looks from the Stephen Burrows spring 2010 collection.

Burrows client list consists of some of the most glamorous women of our time including Diana Ross, Aretha Franklin, Grace Jones, Elsa Perretti, Barbra Streisand Vivica A. Fox and Eva Longoria. He also helped launch the careers of Bethann Hardison, Pat Cleveland, Iman and the late Naomi Sims.

Fall 2009 Looks

In 2002, Henri Bendel reopened the Stephen Burrows World boutique. Vogue magazine touted the event as the Party of the Season and Burrows received coverage in American, French and Japanese Vogue. Burrows also received a star on the Seventh Avenue Fashion Walk of Fame.

With a 40 year design history, Stephen Burrows has secured his presence in the fashion industry as a design leader. He continues to create masterpieces that are examples of refined beauty and elegance.

Deisgner Collections: Oscar de la Renta Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

September 9, 2009

Oscar de la Renta never disappoints. His fall ready-to-wear is filled with glamorous, colorful pieces very much worthy of the center stage.


Fashion & Style News: Fashion Targets Breast Cancer Celebrates 15 "Charming" Years

August 24, 2009

Fashion Targets Breast Cancer is celebrating 15 years by launching it’s “charm” initiative with QVC. The charitable program of the Council of Fashion Designers of America and QVC have created QVC Designer Charms for Charity.The items will be priced from $20 to $100 and 100 percent of the proceeds will go to FTBC.

QVC will launch Charms for Charity on September 1. QVC will promote the charms during New York Fashion Week broadcasts from September 10th to 16th.

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