Outside the Tartan: Mispronunciation is like socks with sandals
This allows for diversity, variation, complexity, and a multitude of concepts to be illustrated on the runway.
February 1, 2017
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In the world of high end fashion, designers congregate from all over the world. This allows for diversity, variation, complexity, and a multitude of concepts to be illustrated on the runway. One problem, sometimes humorous in action, is the pronunciation of these designer brand names. The number one indicator of a person’s level of fashion knowledge is how well they master the dialects of the designer alphabet. Get ready to speak fashion, and stand out like a pro.
Bottega Veneta: bow-tay-guh vah-netta
Christian Louboutin: christian loo-boo-tan
Dolce & Gabbana: dol-chey and gab-ana
Louis Vuitton: loo-wee vee-tahn
Miu Miu: mew-mew
Salvatore Ferragamo: sal-vah-tor-re fer-ra-gah-moh
Yves Saint Laurent: eve san lau-ron