The real names of the top names
Check out the less glamourous monikers of the fashion industry’s most famous names…
real name: Ralph Lifschitz
Ralph’s parents are Ashkenazi-Jewish immigrants. At 16, his brother Jerry changed their last name from Lifshitz to Lauren.
real name: Karl Anderson Jr.
Hmmm… Carl’s Jr anyone?
real name: Juan Carlos Antonio Galliano
John has Gibraltarian roots, which explains why the name sounds like spanish.
real name: Karl Lagerfeldt
He dropped the ‘t’ for commercial reasons.
real name: Donna Ivy Faske
She married Mark Karan, and then adopted his surname.
real name: Valentino Clemente Ludovico Garavani
What if he didn’t take Valentino but Garavani as the brand name?
real name: Katherine Ann Moss
real name: Laura Hollins
You can’t call that tomboy, Laura. She probably changed her name to suit the industry.
sources: wikipedia ,fashionologie