the great rei kawuakubo is a fashion designer but..studied fine arts and literature at Keio University; after graduation she worked in a textile company and began working as a freelance stylist in 1967. In 1973, she established her own company, Comme des Garçons Co. Ltd in Tokyo and opened up her first boutique in Tokyo in 1975.
Zandra Rhodes was born in Chatham, Kent, UK in 1940 and introduced to the world of fashion by her mother, a fitter for the Paris fashion House of Worth & later a lecturer at Medway College of Art. Zandra studied at Medway, then at The Royal College of Art in London.
Fashion designer Jeanne Lanvin.