7 Tricky Designer Names and How to Correctly Pronounce Them ...


As much as I love drooling over high fashion editorials, I must admit that I get stumped on some of the tricky designer names. I mean, how are we supposed to talk and lust after these amazing pieces if we don’t have the slightest idea whether we’re pronouncing them correctly! If you’ve encountered the same problem or just want to be able to flex your fashion knowledge and sound like a insider, keep reading to get the breakdown on how to pronounce 7 tricky designer names.

1. Proenza Schouler

Proenza Schouler

One of the tricky designer names that always stumped me was Proenza Schouler. This famed womenswear fashion brand founded by Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez who were colleagues at Parsons School of Design. The brand actually got its unique moniker from combining the two designers’ mothers’ maiden names so you won’t ever see a person named Proenza Schouler. When you say this high fashion designer’s name, say Pro-en-za Skool-er.

Prabal Gurung