Designer names pronounced right
Ever embarrassed yourself in public mispronouncing a famous designer’s exotic name?
Finally, Fashionista has now accepted that long overdue challenge to enlight us linguistically.
Remember Nomi Malone from Showgirls proudly stating she got her stunning dress from Ver-say-ce?
This verbalisation helper produces relief.
Here are some examples that will turn you into a real fashion expert.
Alber Elbaz, creative director, Lanvin: ahl-bare el-bahz,
Ann Demeulemeester: ann de-mule-eh-meester,
Mary Katrantzou: mar-ee ka-tran-zoo,
Nadège Vanhee-Cybulski, creative director, Hermès: nah-dej van-hee sy-bool-ski,
Olivier Rousteing, creative director, Balmain: oh-liv-ee-aye rhoos-tain.
See Fashionista’s full article here.