Fashion Speak: How To Nail It

Nobody wants to be the person who mispronounces Yves Saint Laurent (so un-fash-un, honey) so we've created a guide on how to speak even the trickiest of fashion language. Know your Louboutin from your Loo-ba-tang, people.


Azzedine Alaia: az-eh-deen ah-lie-ahh

Balenciaga: bah-len-see-ah-gaah

Balmain: bahl-mahhhhn


Christian Louboutin: christian loo-boo-tan


Comme des Gar?ons: comb dey gah-son

Dolce & Gabbana: dol-chey and gab-ana

Giambattista Valli: gee-am-bah-tease-ta vah-lee

Givenchy: jhee-von-she

Herm's: er-mezz


Louis Vuitton: loo-ee vwee-ton

Mary Katrantzou: mary cat-trant-zoo

Mary Katrantzou

Miu Miu: mew-mew

Monique Lhuillier: monique le-hu-lee-ay

Moschino: mos-key-no

Proenza Schouler: pro-en-zeh school-ery


Roksanda Ilincic: roksanda ill-in-chik

Yves Saint Laurent: eve san la-ron

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