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Encyclopedia > Thakoon Panichgul
Panichgul, Thakoon
Born in
Northern Thailand

Thakoon Panichgul (born in Northern Thailand) is an American fashion designer. Panichgul moved to the United States with his family when he was 11 years old, and grew up in Omaha, Nebraska. Panichgul has a talent for blending distinctly different influences into his work, imparting a feminine spirit into a youthful, sporty line. The result is clothing that projects poised elegance with an underlying hint of playful wit. Northern Thailand usually describes the area covered by 17 provinces. ... Northern Thailand usually describes the area covered by 17 provinces. ... Brief introduction on the history of fashion design and designers Fashion design is the art dedicated to the creation of wearing apparel and lifestyle. ... Nickname: Gateway to the West Location in Nebraska Coordinates: Country United States State Nebraska County Douglas Founded 1854 Incorporated 1857 Government  - Mayor Michael Fahey (D) Area  - City  118. ...


Growing up, Panichgul was interested in photography, and always had an eye for styling. After graduating from Boston University with a business degree, he moved to New York. As a fashion writer, Panichgul discovered that his ideas were often conceived through a designer's point of view, and he eventually pursued formal studies at Parsons School of Design. In September 2004, Panichgul produced his first ready to wear collection and quickly became a favorite with the fashion press, top editors and stylists, and celebrities like Rachel Bilson, Demi Moore, and Sarah Jessica Parker. He has become known for timelessly feminine designs which are as romantic and sensual as they are modern and innovative. For similarly-named academic institutions, see Boston (disambiguation). ... NY redirects here. ... The Parsons School of Design, located in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of New York City, is a design school affiliated (since 1970) with the New School University. ... Rachel Sarah Bilson (born August 25, 1981)[1] is an American actress. ... Demi Moore (born Demetria Gene Guynes on November 11, 1962 in Roswell, New Mexico) is an American actress. ... Sarah Jessica Parker (born March 25, 1965), is a Golden Globe and Emmy-winning American actress and an Emmy-winning producer, with a portfolio of television, movie, and theatre performances. ...


Panichgul is fascinated by decorative ideas that spin out of constructing clothes. Where classic patterns have existed for decades, the nuances for finishing the garments are reexamined. The subtle strokes, he believes, make all the difference. His appreciation for the luxury of the past is a foundation of the collection, which has been described as "forward-looking, respectful of the past, and not at all vintage. In fact, his delicate deconstructions are entirely modern, owing more to the Antwerp Six than to Vionnet. Though his collection might be perfect for a modern Madame de Pompadour, it would suit an L.A. starlet just as well."[cite this quote] The Vintagers, after a miniature of the Dialogues de Saint Gregoire (thirteenth century)—manuscript of the Royal Library of Brussels. ... The Antwerp Six refers to a group of influential fashion designers from Antwerps Royal Academy of Fine Arts that emerged in the 1980s and presented a distinct vision for fashion that established Antwerp as a notable location for fashion design. ... This article does not adequately cite its references or sources. ...


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