Are You Pronouncing These Designer Brand Names Correctly?

I will never forget the look I got from a friend when I announced that someday I will own an "H"ermès. Eek! And I'm sure I'm not the only one who has been in that situation. Fret not ladies. Armed with these correct pronunciations, you'll never ever embarrass yourself again. In fact, you may just become the new expert on designer names.

1. Alessandro Dell'Acqua: Ala-SAND-roe Del-LA-kwa

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2. Altuzarra: Ahl-too-Zah-rah

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3. Anna Sui: Anna Swee

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4. Ann Demeulemeester: Ann De-mule-eh-meester

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5. Azzedine Alaia: Azz-eh-deen Ah-lie-ah

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6. Badgley Mischka: Badge-lee Meesh-kah

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7. Balenciaga: Bah-len-see-ah-gah

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8. Balmain: Bahl-Meh

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9. Bottega Veneta: Bow-tay-guh Vah-netta

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10. Burberry Prorsum: BUR-bur-ree Proar-SOME

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11. Christian Lacroix: Christian Luh-kwa

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12. Christian Louboutin: Christian Loo-boo-tan

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13. Comme Des Garçons: Comb Dey Gah-sown

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14. Dries Van Noten: Drees Van Know-ten

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15. Giambattista Valli: Gee-am-bah-tease-ta Vah-lee

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16. Gianfranco Ferre: Gee-ahn-franco Feh-ray

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17. Givenchy: Zjee-von-shee

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18. Hermès: Er-mez

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19. Hervé Léger: Air-vay Lay-jah

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20. Jean Paul Gaultier: Zhon Paul Go-tee-ay

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21. Kinder Aggugini: Kinder Ag-ooh-gee-nee

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22. Lanvin: Lahn-vahn

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23. Loewe: Loh-wev-eh

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24. Louis Vuitton: Loo-wee Vwee-tahn

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25. L'Wren Scott: La-ren Scott

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26. Marchesa: Mar-kay-sah

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27. Monique Lhuillier: Monique Le-hu-lee-ay

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28. Moschino: Mos-key-no

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29. Proenza Schouler: Pro-en-zuh Skool-er

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30. Rochas: Row-shahs

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31. Rodarte: Row-dar-tay

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32. Roksanda Ilincic: Roksanda Ill-in-chik

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33. Salvatore Ferragamo: Sal-vah-tor-re Fer-ra-gah-moh

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34. Sonia Rykiel: Sewn-yah Ree-key-el

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35. Versace: Vur-sah-chee

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36. Yves Saint Laurent: Eve San Lau-ron

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37. Yohji Yamamoto: Yoh-jee Yam-ah-mo-to

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