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As much fun as it is to think that our favorite designers work in charming workshops like Keebler Elves, the reality is that design houses are massive entities filled to the brims with big budgets, big strategy, and even bigger personalities.
It's that wealth of creativity and resources that churns out the two, three, four, sometimes five collections a year, per house, that you love following. But it's the in-house drama (also thanks to some of those larger-than-life designers) that keeps each institution at the top of our fashion news feed. Ahead, we've detailed the stories behind 12 of the biggest (or at least, most interesting) names in fashion, and the moments, people, and designs that have made them so illustrious.
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Illustrations by Gabriela Alford
The thermostat’s dipping, and we’re pulling on our winter boots. We’re practically jumping with glee over playing in the snow. But, our tootsies? Not so much. Gone are the summer months of regular pedicures to keep you constantly sandal-ready, but you don’t have to shell out a ton of cash or even leave your read