Stumped about how to pronounce Prabal Gurung or Thankoon? Unsure about how to say Elie Saab or Marchesa? Is the last n silent in Lanvin and Balmain (hint, yes it is!)?
With awards season underway and fashion weeks happening all over the world, make sure you sound like a pro when you mention Lupita Nyong'o on the red carpet in Dior Couture or Rihanna's latest Vogue cover in Louis Vuitton.
Here are some tools to help you out:
Pop Sugar has a handy video that runs down the names of current designers in alphabetical order - and it includes the phonetic spelling!
If that was too fast, try these sites from Harper's Bazaar ...
|Just a few examples from Harper's Bazaar|
|Samples from Valet|
|(Just a screen shot - go to the site to play the audio files, or click the embedded link below)|
And for those of you who need pronunciation on-the-go, download the Speak Chic app to your mobile device.