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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.