For those of you who may not know, but want to, here is your cheat sheet. Creative Directors, Designers, and how to say their names.....short lesson, more to come.
Olivier Theyskens (pronounced TAY-SKINS) Artistic Director for Theory after designing a capsule collection for Spring 2011.
Balmain (pronounced BALM-AY if you wanna sound French, BAL-MAN if you wanna sound American).
Rodarte had to designers and they are sisters; Kate and Laura Mulleavy from Pasadena, CA. (Pronounced ROW-DART-AY).
Christian Louboutin (prouncounced LOO-BA-TONS, not TAWNS).
Badgley Mischka are two designers and lovers; Mark Badgley and James Mischka. (pronounced BADGE-LEE MISH-KA).
Cesare Paciotti (pronounced CHAY-SE-RAY PA-CHEE-O-TEE) gorgeous shoe designer, if you don't know him, look him up.
Proenza Schouler (pronounced PRO-ENZA SHOE-LER) are two designers: Lazaro Hernandez and Jack McCollough.
Christopher Bailey is the Creative Director for Burberry (pronounced BUR-BURRY)
Balenciaga's Creative Director is Nicolas Ghesquiere (pronounced GUESS-KEY-AIR)
Christian Lacroix (pronounced LA-QUA) collaborated most recently with Desigual, but has been designing since the 80's.