Should you ever find yourself in the position of buying a bag at Hermes, darlings, the last thing you want to do is enter the store and say:
“Oooooooh, I just LOVE me some HER-Meeeez!!!!”
Because it’s pronounced “Err-MEZ.”
It doesn’t matter whether you can afford to buy designs from Proenza Schouler or Lanvin — you can at least learn to pronounce them.
After all, you never know when you’ll find yourself front row at a Fashion Week runway show …
Or at least that’s what I keep telling myself.
More after the jump!
Read on to find out the correct way to pronounce some of the biggest designer and brand names in the fashion industry. And if I missed one you’ve been wondering about, let me know in the comments and I’ll add it to the list!
Proenza Schouler: Pro-IN-za SCHOOL-er
Bebe: BEE-BEE (I said “Bay-bay” for years. OOPS.)
Ralph Lauren: Ralph LOHR-ren (NOT “Ralph Lo-REN”)
Donna Karan: Donna Karen
Max Mara: Max Mah-ra
Herve Leger: Err-VEH Le-zhay
Thierry Mugler: Tee-air-ee Moo-glay
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