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Fashion Gossip: 12 Houses, So Much Drama

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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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