‘Battle of Versailles’ Relives 1973 Win for American Fashion

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Via New York Times, March 4, 2016 The Battle of Versailles, the 1973 showdown between five French design houses (Yves Saint Laurent, Hubert de Givenchy, Emanuel Ungaro, Pierre Cardin and Christian Dior) and their American counterparts (Halston, Oscar de la Renta, Bill Blass, Stephen Burrows and Anne Klein), which is credited with putting American fashion … Continue reading

Versailles ’73: American Runway Revolution Tonight on Logo Channel!

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Brush up on your fashion history tonight! WATCH the premiere on Versailles ’73: American Runway Revolution. #NYFW #Versailles73 #PatCleveland #AlvaChinn #Fashion http://www.versailles73movie.com/

For Mass Appeal, Try appealing to the masses.

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By Christopher Petkanas Anyone who did the “Bus Stop” under the palms at Le Jardin, the Times Square disco, will have no trouble recalling how Stephen Burrows bolted to fame in the early 1970s in a joyous, rainbow carnival of appliqués… For more read on the NY Times here: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/28/fashion/for-mass-appeal-try-appealing-to-the-masses.html?_r=0

Stephen Reflects on Past & Present at SCAD

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This weekend, the Savannah College of Art and Design honored Stephen Burrows with the André Leon Talley Lifetime Achievement Award. His dresses, a huge hit in the 1970s, were able to perfectly capture the zeitgeist of the time: Technicolor jersey designed to dance the night away.

Stephen Burrows Returns with his 3rd Barbie Doll Nisha!

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Stephen Burrows returns with his third fabulous Barbie®doll.  Nisha™ wears a dress featuring a one-sleeve design and countless sparkling, silvery sequins. A dramatic black ruffle and matching train create drama. Long silvery chandelier earrings and strappy sandals surprise with “gem” accents. Inspired by Mr. Burrows’ own Native American heritage, Nisha™ is named for the Cherokee word for … Continue reading

André Leon Talley Honors Stephen Burrows at SCAD

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“The first time I noticed Stephen Burrows was in 1970 and it was a Vogue spread,” says André Leon Talley. “It was a column in the back of the book done by Carrie Donovan. They were photographed in Central Park in color. That, to me, triggered my interest in this man.” That interest has maintained: This past weekend, Burrows traveled to … Continue reading

  • STEPHEN BURROWS: FASHION ICON

    “I consider Burrows the only original American designer since Claire McCardell,” Karl Lagerfeld, fashion’s most opinionated man, once said, “Why? Because he created his own rules about cut. It was sophisticated, original, unorthodox.”[1] - Voguepedia
  • Stephen Burrows exhibition: ‘An American Master of Inventive Design’

    May 17-Sept. 15
    SCAD Museum of Art
    601 Turner Blvd
    Savannah, GA