Style’s Nurse

“All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That’s his.”
Oscar Wilde

The Importance of Being Earnest


Mme. Isabelle Cardamone, Christian Dior’s mother


Yves Saint Laurent and Mme. Lucienne Mathieu


Tommy Hilfiger and Mrs. Virginia


The lady in the portrait is Doña María Cristina Passios, Carolina Herera’s (née María Carolina Pacanins Niño) mother


Mrs. Herrera at five years old with her mother in San Sebastian, Spain in 1944.


Bianca and Jade Jagger


Linda Eastman and Stella McCartney


Georgina Chapman (from Marchesa) with her mother, Caroline Wonfor


Alexander McQueen and Joyce


Julien MacDonald (Alexander McQueen’s successor at Givenchy) with his parents. Macdonald was taught knitting by his mother and soon became interested in design.


Matthew Williamson and his mum


Peter Som with his mother, Helen Fong, and sister in San Francisco in 1977


Duro Olowu’s mother, Inez Olowu, and father, Kayode Olowu, in 1963 in Lagos, Nigeria


Susan Orzack and Zac Posen


Vera Wang and Florence Wu


Jason Wu and Mei-Yung


Ying Ying and Alexander Wang


The Brand is named after Lázaro Hernández and Jack McCollough’s mothers’ maiden names