Mark Badgley and James Mischka met while students at Parsons School of Design in New York City in the 1980s. They both had a similar design concept of one zipper dressing, believing that looking elegant doesn’t have to be a complicated process which made them naturals to collaborate. They officially created Badgley Mischka in 1988.
Their designs appeal to a modern, young thinking, and fashion forward clientele. They are most famous for their evening and bridalwear lines, and have expanded to accessories and pride themselves on reviving old fashioned Hollywood glamour. Badgley Mischka designs are frequently spotted on the red carpet, worn by such celebrities as Catherine Zeta-Jones, Winona Ryder, Ashley Judd, and Cameron Diaz.
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