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06 April, 2013

Pronunciation of designer labels


If you wanna wear branded stuff, better learn how to pronounce them right!

I really cannot stand people who cannot pronounce brands properly and they still dare to show off that they have a “LO-WE” or a “HER-MIS” bag… gosh!
If you can’t get the spelling below, have a listen ->http://fashion.about.com/cs/designers/l/blpronounce.htm
A
Alessandro Dell’Acqua Del-LAK-wa
Anna Sui SWEE
Anne Demeulemeester Ahn Deh-MUH-le-mees-ter
Anteprima On-tay-pre-ma
Agnes B. Ahn-NYAS Buh
Atelier ah-tell-ee-ay
Azzedine Alaia Aza-deen A-LYE-a
B
Balenciaga Bah-LEN-see-aga
Bally BAH-li
Balmain Bahl-MAH
Baume & Mercier Bom ee Mer-SEE-yay
Behnaz Sarafpour Beh-naz Sa-RAH-furr
Braun Buffel Brohn Byu-furl
Bruno Magli BROO-no MAL-yi
Bottega Veneta BO-te-ga Ve-NE-tah
Boucheron Boo-ke-ron
Burberry BURR-behr-ri
Bvlgari Bull-gah-ree
Byblos BEEB-los
C
Chacharel KA-sha-rel
Cartier KAR-ti-yay
Celine: s seh-lyn
Cerruti Cher-RU-tee
Cesare Paciotti CHE-sa-ray Pa-chi-YO-ti
Chanel Sha-NEL
Chantal Thomas SHAN-tal To-MAH
Charles Jourdan Sharls Zhor-DHUN
Charriol SHA-ri-yol
Chloe KLOH-eh
Chopard Sho PAR
Christian Loboutin kris-tian loo-boo-tan (soft N)
Christian Lacroix Christian LAH-kwa
Claude Montana Kload Mohn-TA-na
Comme des Garcons Kom deh GHAR-sohng
Coccinelle KOH-chee-nel-li
Costume National KOHS-tyum NAH-sho-nal
Courreges Koo-REZH
Cynthia Rowley Cynthia RAO-li
D
Dolce & Gabbana DOL-cheh and Ge-BA-na
Donna Karan Donna Kah-ren
Dries Van Noten Dress Vahn NOH-tehn
E
Elie Saab EH-li Zahb
Emanuel Ungaro Ee-MAN-noo-el OON-Gah-ro
Emilio Pucci Ehm-ee-lee-o Poo-chee
Emporio Armani Em-POHR-yo AR-mah-ni
Erotokritos arrow-toe-kri-tose
Ermenigildo Zegna Ehr-MAN-ni-jil-do ZEY-na
Etro EHT-tro
Etienne Aigner Eight-YEN AHG-neigh
F
Faconnable FAH-so-nahb
G
Georg Jensen Yorg YEN-sen
Gianfranco Ferre ZHAN-franck-o Feh-REH
Gianni Versace Jee-YAN-nee Ver-SA-chee
Givenchy ZHEE-von-shee
Gucci GOO-chi
Guy Laroche Gee Lah-Rosh
H
Hedi Slimane EH-di Sli-MAHN
Helmut Lang HEL-moot Lung
Hermes Air-h-MEZZ
Herve Leger Er-VEY Le-ZHAY
Hussein Chalayan HOO-sayn CHA-layan
I
Issey Miyake EES-say Mi-YA-kay
J
Jacques Fath Zhack Faht
Jaeger-Lecoultre Yay-ger Leh-KOOT
Jean-Charles de Castlebajac Zhan-Sharls de KA-sel-ba-zhak
Jean Louis Scherrer Zhan LOO-ee She-REHR
Jean Paul Gaultier Zhon Paul GOL-tee-yay
L
Lanvin Lahn-VAWN
Les Copains Leh KHO-pang
Loewe Lo-EH-veh
Longchamp Long-shum
Longines LOHN-jeens
Louis Ferraud LOO-ee Fay-YOH
Louis Vuitton LOO-ee Vui-TOHNG
M
Mainbocher Men-bo-SHAY
Marithé et François Girbaud Mah-ri-TAY eh Frans-SUAH Jeer BOW
Martin Margiela Marr-JEL-la
Manolo Blahnik Ma-no-low Blah-nick
Martine Sitbon Marh-TIN Si-BOHN
Miu Miu Myu Myu
Moet et Chandon Moe-ET A shan-don (soft N)
Monique Lhuillier Moe-neek Lu-lee-ay
Moschino Mos-KI-no
N
Narciso Rodriguez Nar-SEE-so-Rod-RI-gehz
Nicholas Ghesquire NI-ko-la GEHS-kyerr
Olivier Theyskens Oh-LI-vi-yay THIGH-skens
P
Piaget Pya-jay
Piazza Sempione Pi-YAT-za Sem-pi-YO-ni
Pierre Balmain Pyerr BAHL-mahn
Pierre Cardin Pyerr Kar-DOHN
Plain Sud Plan Sood
POLECI policy
Proenza Schouler Pro-EHN-za SHOO-ler
R
Ralph Lauren Ralph LO-ren
Rochas RHO-shas
Romero Gigli Romeo JEE-li
S
Salvatore Ferragamo Sal-va-TOH-reh Fehr a-GAH-mo
Sonia Rykiel REEK-ki-yel
T
Thierry Mugler TEh-ree MOOH-gleh
Tiiu Kiuk tee-you Quick
Thomas Maier TOH-mas MAH-yer
V
Veronique Branquinho Ve-ro-NEEK BRANG-ki-no
X
Xuly Bët ZUH-li Bet
Y
YSL Rive Gauche YSL Reev Gosh
Yves Saint Laurent Eev Sahn Lor-UHN