Are you pronouncing Alexandre Vauthier correctly? What about Ann Demeulemeester or Lucien Pellat Finet?
And that's not to mention the brand names, such as Balenciaga, Givenchy or Balmain. Can you say them as they are supposed to be pronounced?
With our Paris Fashion Week pronunciation guide, you can learn the names of all the top designers, and you can also listen to famous fashion quotes, in both English and French.
Paris Fashion Week encompasses a series of designer shows held twice a year in the French capital with spring/summer and autumn/winter events held each year. The spring/summer event for 2016 will be celebrated from the 27th of September to the 5th of October.
The shows are currently held in the Carrousel du Louvre, as well as at various other venues throughout the city. In addition to ready-to-wear shows, there are men's and haute couture shows, which are held for the spring/summer and autumn/winter seasons.
Paris Fashion Week is part of the "Big 4" fashion weeks held across the globe, the others being London Fashion Week, Milan Fashion Week and New York Fashion Week. The schedule begins with New York, followed by London, and then Milan and culminates in Paris.
Photo banner: Jessi Cruickshank wearing Adrian Wu - Heart and Stroke Foundation - The Heart Truth celebrity fashion show - Red Dress - Red Gown - Thursday February 8, 2012 - Creative Commons via photopin (license)
Learn to pronounce the names of designers and brands that take part in Paris Fashion Week.