How to Pronounce the Trickiest Designer Names in Fashion
Maybe you have a subscription to Women’s Wear Daily. Maybe you can spot a street style star from a mile away. Maybe amidst the flux of designer shake-ups, you even kept track of which creative directors work for which luxury brands, but can you pronounce their names? Nothing betrays your fashion intelligence like a pronunciation fumble, and avoiding saying these names aloud during fashion month is next to impossible. (Let’s face it: saying, “Balenciaga’s creative director’s other label” is going to get cumbersome.) Luckily, we’re here to help. You can enter into fashion month with confidence (and save yourself from an ego-bruising eye roll) by perfecting your pronunciation of these must-know designers with our handy phonetic guide.
MARIA GRAZIA CHIURI
mah-ree-ah grah-tzia key-uri