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Spelt Hermès but pronounced 'er-mez': The Remix guide to properly pronouncing fashion brands

Isabelle Truman Wednesday, October 14th, 2015

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There’s no handbook on how to pronounce the names of designer fashion brands, or maybe there is? Either way, we’ve definitely had to look at some of the below names a few times before saying them out loud to avoid sounding stupid!

In order to help you sound more knowledgeable in fashion circles, we have created a list of commonly confused designer brand names and the correct ways to pronounce them.

Balenciagabah-len-see-ah-gah

Balmainbahl-mahhhhn

Comme des Garçonscomb dey gah-sown

Dolce & Gabbanadol-chey and gab-ana

Givenchyzjee-von-shee 

Hermèser-mez

Lanvinlahn-vahn

Louis Vuittonloo-wee vwee-tahn

Miu Miumew-mew

Moschinomos-key-no

Versacevur-sah-chee

Yves Saint Laurenteve san lau-ron

Words by Sophia Doak
Image from whowhatwear.com.au


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