Father's of Fashion

Fathers Day is a day of honoring fatherhood and paternal bonds, as well as the influence of fathers in society. Here at Et vous, we think it's fitting to honor the father figures of the fashion industry as well.
Alberti Mondini
Numero 10 is the creation of Alberto Mondini, a craftsman who has been working as a top notch artisan in the leather and the fashion world as a whole, for more than 40 years.
View more about Numero 10 here.
Alexander Wang
Wang began his Alexander Wang fashion brand in 2005 and came to prominence after being awarded the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund in 2008. From November 2012 through July 2015, Wang was Creative Director at Balenciaga. Wang is known for his urban-inspired designs and use of black.
Carsten Rundholz
Carsten and wife, Lenka Rundholz are calm yet thoughtful designers. Lenka Rundholz started in the industry as a display and visual presentation artist, she always wanted to be dressed beautifully. It was a challenge for Carsten, as a former graphic designer he was trained in the art of fashion through its design and wanted to create a look his wife would love to wear.
View more about Rundholz here.
Cristobal Balenciaga
Spanish fashion designer, and the founder of the Balenciaga fashion house. He had a reputation as a couturier of uncompromising standards
Dris Van Noten
The third generation in a family of tailors. At the age of 18, Dries entered the fashion design course of Antwerp’s Royal Academy. On graduating, he began to freelance as a consultant designer before starting his own collection of menswear in 1986
Gareth Pugh
An English fashion designer. Pugh's collections are autobiographical rather than referential and draw inspiration from Britain's extreme club scene. Pugh's trademark is his experimentation with form and volume.
Gianna Versace
Was an Italian fashion designer and founder of Versace, an international fashion house that produces accessories, fragrances, make-up, home furnishings, and clothes. He also designed costumes for theatre and films.
Giorgio Armani
An Italian fashion designer. Armani was acclaimed as the most successful designer of Italian origin, and is credited with pioneering red-carpet fashion
Issey Miyake
A Japanese fashion designer. He is known for his technology-driven clothing designs, exhibitions and fragrances
James Dobson
Jimmy D’s signature look is dark, with a wry sense of humour, combining deconstructed, androgynous, over sized silhouettes with body conscious elements.
View more about Jimmy D here.
John Galliano
Gibraltar-born British fashion designer who was the head designer of French fashion companies Givenchy, Christian Dior, and his own label John Galliano
Junya Watanabe
A Japanese fashion designer who originally studied under Comme des Garcons designer, Rei Kawakubo.
Juun J
Taking inspiration from his traditional Asian heritage and the modernity of Seoul, Jung Wook Jun's designs set out to illustrate his vision.
Karl Lagerfeld
Was a German creative director, fashion designer, artist, photographer, and caricaturist who lived in Paris.
Umit Unal
Umit Unal currently runs his private atelier in the ancient part of Istanbul/Turkey where he designs his collections with a small team of artists, craftsmen and family members.
View more about Umit Unal here.
Valentino Garavani
Best known mononymously as Valentino, is an Italian fashion designer, the founder of the Valentino brand and company.
Yoji Yomamato
A Japanese fashion designer based in Tokyo and Paris. Considered a master tailor alongside those such as Madeleine Vionnet, he is known for his avant-garde tailoring featuring Japanese design aesthetics.
Alexander Mcqueen
was a British fashion designer and couturier. He worked as chief designer at Givenchy from 1996 to 2001 and founded his own Alexander McQueen label in 1992.


The above Fathers of Fashion have inspired us to look into our collections and source some products for the father in your life. Below are our top picks:

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