The youngest granddaughter of Prada founder Mario Prada, she and her husband, Patrizio Bertelli, took over the family-owned luxury goods manufacturer in 1978. Since then, they've turned it into a fashion powerhouse, acquiring Jil Sander, Helmut Lang and shoemaker Church & Co.
If the fashion world didn't have a Tom Ford, it would have to invent one. Smart, good looking, and charming, with unerring taste, he seems genetically engineered to rule the design universe. The man Rita Wilson calls "the sexiest gay man alive" has never known an awkward phase. Even in high school, w
In 1947, Christian Dior put Paris back in the center of the fashion universe with his "New Look." The new style melded the best of the Belle Epoque with the most advanced styling techniques of the times. Poetic, romantic, and classical, Dior provided the world with a glamorous, modernized version of