Vivienne Westwood

VIVIENNE WESTWOOD (1941; UK) She started her fashion career - together with Malcom McLaren, her partner and future manager of  the famous punk band Sex Pistols – opening a fashion shop at Kings Road 430 in the center of London, its name…

Mary Quant

MARY QUANT (1934; UK) She's the first fashion designer to launch the miniskirt (although André Courrèges, who in 1964 introduced mini dresses and trapezoidal lines claimed to its invention). Together with Alexander Plunket Greene, her future…

Alexander McQueen

ALEXANDER MCQUEEN (1969 - 2010; UK) Alexander McQueen left school when he was sixteen and immediately started to work. After working for Savile Row, where he discovered the secrets of woman haute couture, he moved to Gleves and Hawkes and…

John Galliano

GALLIANO JOHN (1960; UK) John Galliano was born in Gibraltar and he moved to London when he was a child. In 1984 he obtained a degree at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design. His degree collection entitled Les Incroyables, inspired…