Fashion lingo 101

Ever found yourself struggling to pronounce some of your much lusted after designers tricky names?

We are here to help!

We’ve put together a list of some of our personal favourites. Like Zara which is actually pronounced dzah dah. Who knew?

Some can be slightly deceptive as they are pronounced nothing like how they are spelt.

Enjoy the below list!

 

ALTUZARRA

ahl-too-ZAH-rah

 

ANNA SUI

anna swee

 

BALENCIAGA

bahl-en-see-AH-gah

 

BOTTEGA VENETA

boh-TEH-gah VEHN-eh-tah

 

BVLGARI

BOOL-gah-ree

 

CAROLINA HERRERA

cair-oh-LEE-nah her-RAIR-ah

 

CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN

Chistian loo-boo-TAAN

 

DRIES VAN NOTEN

dreez vahn NO-ten

 

ELSA SCHIAPARELLI

el-sa skeeap-uh-RELL-ee

 

ERMENEGILDO ZEGNA

air-men-eh-GEEL-doh ZEHN-yah

 

GIVENCHY

zhee-vawn-SHEE

 

HERMES

air-mez

 

HERVE LEGER

air-VAY leh-ZHAY

 

JEAN PAUL GAULTIER

zhawn pohl GOH-teeay

 

LANVIN

lahn-VAAN

 

LOEWE

LOH-eh-vay


LOUIS VUITTON

loo-EE VWEE-tawn

 

LULULEMON

loo-loo-leh-mon

 

MAJE

mahj

 

MARCHESA

mar-KAY-zah

 

MARNI

mar-nee

 

MANOLO BLAHNIK

mah-NO-lo BLAH-nik

 

MIU MIU

mew mew

 

MONIQUE LHUILLIER

mo-neeq loo-lee-ay

 

MOSCHINO

mohs-KEE-noh

 

PRABAL GURUNG

PRUH-bul GOOH-roong

 

PROENZA SCHOULER

pro-EHN-zah SKOOL-er

 

RALPH LAUREN

ralph LOHR-en

 

ROCHAS

roh-SHAHS

 

RODARTE

roh-DART-ay

 

SAINT LAURENT

saan loh-rahn

 

THAKOON

TAH-kuun

 

THIERRY MUGLER

teer-EE muh-glur

 

UNIQLO

you-knee-chlo

 

VERSACE

vair-SAH-chay

 

VETEMENTS

vet-MAHN

 

ZARA

dzah-dah


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