Badgley Mischka Couture
Citizenship : United States
`Badgley Mischka Couture` - American fashion label created by Mark Badgley (Mark Badgley) and James Mischka (James Mischka).Badgley Mishka met at the Parsons School of Design (Parsons School of Design) in New York (New York). After graduation, the friends went for training in different companies - Badgley given a place at the Donna Karan (Donna Karan), Mishka - from Willie Smith (Willi Smith). Already in 1985, however, James and Mark together again - and even set up his own company. The first showroom `Badgley Mischka` located in Manhattan (Manhattan), in an area known as ` Hell kuhnya` (` Hells Kitchen`). The location was at least, uncomfortable ; so the wind blowing around more than once carried off creations Badgley Mishka and the nearest parking. The new site, however, managed to find companions only in 1992 ;It helped them to additional funding from the German company `Escada`. Nine years later, the same company helped `Badgley Mischka` a number of measures to reduce costs ; the result of these activities was a substantial increase in their profits designers.From the outset, James and Mark specialized exclusively on luxury evening dresses. ` Rasprobovali` potential buyers of their work rather quickly - already after the first major show in 1987, Badgley Mishka and received a series of orders from large retail chains.
In 1989, his partner won the award `Mouton Cadet Young Designer Award`;in 1992 he was awarded another prestigious prize - `Dallas International Apparel Rising Star Award`.
Recently constellation of buyers works of James and Mark substantially replenished at the expense of the Hollywood stars. Winona Ryder (Wynona Ryder) and Bridget Fonda (Bridge Fonda), Teri Hatcher (Teri Hatcher) and Sharon Stone (Sharon Stone),Andy McDowell (Andie McDowell) and Whitney Houston (Whitney Houston), Madonna (Madonna) and Jodie Foster (Jodie Foster), Kate Winslet (Kate Winslett) and Oprah Winfrey (Oprah Winfrey), Mary-Kate (Mary-Kate) and Ashley Olsen (Ashley Olsen),Cameron Diaz (Cameron Diaz) and Elizabeth Hurley (Elizabeth Hurley) - all they had to pay tribute to a wonderful evening dresses of Bruins and Bradley. It is also known that the clothing label `Badgley Mischka` c are happy Jenna Bush (Jenna Bush) and Barbara Bush (Barbara Bush) - the youngest daughter and mother of US President George W. Bush (George Walker Bush).