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Encyclopedia > Narciso Rodriguez
Narciso Rodríguez III
Personal information
 Name  Narciso Rodríguez III
 Nationality  Flag of the United States U.S.
 Birth date  27 January 1961
 Birth place  New Jersey
 Education  Parsons The New School for Design
Working life
 Label name  Narciso Rodríguez
 Awards and prizes  CFDA best designer, 2004, 2005

Narciso Rodríguez III (born 27 January 1961) is an American fashion designer. Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... For other uses of terms redirecting here, see US (disambiguation), USA (disambiguation), and United States (disambiguation) Motto In God We Trust(since 1956) (From Many, One; Latin, traditional) Anthem The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington, D.C. Largest city New York City National language English (de facto)1 Demonym American... is the 27th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... Parsons The New School for Design (abbreviated Parsons), is a design school affiliated since 1970 with The New School, formerly known as New School University. ... The Council of Fashion Designers of America is a non-profit trade group for American fashion designers founded in 1962. ... is the 27th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Brief introduction on the history of fashion design and designers Fashion design is the art dedicated to the creation of wearing apparel and lifestyle. ...


Rodríguez is the eldest child and only son of Cuban immigrants Narciso Rodríguez II, a longshoreman, and Rawedia María Rodríguez. His parents were against Narciso entering fashion: "They wanted me to be a doctor or a lawyer or a dentist. So when I dared to tell them, the shit hit the fan. It was crazy. But no matter how many times I heard 'No,' I just kept going. I never thought about 'no'. 'No' wasn’t an option."[1] A stevedore is a person who works at loading or unloading a ship. ...


His alter-ego is McGay. Rodríguez worked at Cerruti, Donna Karan and Calvin Klein before launching his own label in 1998. In 1996, he gained attention when he made the wedding dress his friend Carolyn Bessette wore when she married John F. Kennedy, Jr. Cerruti 1881 is a brand of clothing and fragrances by Nino Cerruti (who trained Giorgio Armani). ... Donna Karan is the fashion designer and the creator of the DKNY (Donna Karan New York) clothing label. ... This article is about the corporation Calvin Klein Inc. ... Year 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full 1996 Gregorian calendar). ... Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy (January 7, 1966 _ July 16, 1999) was born Carolyn Jeanne Bessette, the daughter of William J. Bessette and his then-wife, née Ann Messina. ... John F. Kennedy, Jr. ...


In 2005, he became the first American to win the Council of Fashion Designers of America Womenswear Designer of the Year Award two years in a row. However, by 2006, Rodríguez, who had ended his relationship with his label's backers, Moschino and Alberta Ferretti, over a contract dispute, was over $1 million in debt to his suppliers, and needed fabric donations for his spring collection. The subsequent collection meet with enthusiatic reviews and revived his fortunes [2]. His clients include Salma Hayek, Claire Danes, Sarah Jessica Parker, Rachel Weisz, and Sonia Braga. Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Council of Fashion Designers of America is a non-profit trade group for American fashion designers founded in 1962. ... Moschino is a part of the Aeffe fashion group and a designer and manufacturer of womens and mens fashion. ... Alberta Ferretti is an Italian designer and dressmaker. ... Salma Hayek Jiménez (born September 2, 1966) is an Academy Award-, Golden Globe- and Emmy-nominated Mexican/American actress, Daytime Emmy-winning director, and an Emmy-nominated TV and film producer. ... Claire Catherine Danes (born on April 12, 1979) is a Golden Globe Award-winning and Emmy Award-nominated American film, television, and theater actress. ... Sarah Jessica Parker (born March 25, 1965) is an American actress and producer, with a portfolio of television, movie, and theater performances. ... Rachel Weisz (born March 7, 1971) is an Academy Award-winning English film and television actress. ... Sônia Braga (born 1950) is a Brazilian actress. ...


Rodríguez introduced a women's perfume with Shiseido, "For Her". His men's fragrance, "For Him", launched in July 2007. For other uses, see Perfume (disambiguation). ... Shiseido Company, Ltd. ...


Reference

  1. ^ Narciso Rodríguez. hispaniconline.com. Retrieved on 2007-10-26.
  2. ^ Horyn, Cathy; May 7, 2007; "Fashion Industry Rallies to Aid Designer in Trouble"; The New York Times; retrieved May 7, 2007.

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