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Isaac Mizrahi

Designer

Isaac Mizrahi was born in Brooklyn, New York and attended the High School of Performing Arts as an acting major and studied fashion at Parsons School of Design.

In 1987, Mizrahi opened his own clothing business and is a three time CFDA Designer of the Year award winner. In 1998 he closed the ready to wear company and most recently he announced his partnership with Target Stores to create an exclusive collection of women's sportswear and accessories.

Mizrahi has designed costumes for movies, theatre, dance and opera in collaboration with Mark Morris, Twyla Tharp, Bill T. Jones and Mikhail Baryshnikov.  In 2002 he received the Drama Desk Award for his costume design of THE WOMEN.

In 1995, Mizrahi was the subject of the highly acclaimed documentary UNZIPPED, directed by Douglas Keeve which won the 1995 Audience Award for Documentaries at the Sundance Film Festival.  Distributed by Miramax Films, the film was screened internationally at the Cannes and Venice Film Festivals and opened nationally on August 4, 1995.  In 1996, Isaac Mizrahi and Douglas Keeve received a special CFDA Award for bringing the fashion world to cinema.

In 1997, Mizrahi wrote a series of comic books entitled THE ADVENTURES OF SANDEE THE SUPERMODEL (published by Simon & Schuster,) now in development as a major motion picture.  He is also developing a script from Jonathan Ames' THE EXTRA MAN in association with Killer Films.  He just appeared off-Broadway in his one man show entitled LES MIZRAHI, which was produced by the Drama Department. Currently, he is the host of his own talk show on the Oxygen Network.

Mr. Mizrahi's interests lie in the entertainment industry as well as in fashion and he dreams one day of merging the two fields, functioning as the first entertainer/designer.

Isaac Mizrahi appears in the following:

Thoughts on Stonewall at 40: Isaac Mizrahi

Friday, June 26, 2009

Famed fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi spoke with one of our producers about what the 40th anniversary of the Stonewall riots means to him. Mizrahi also offers his thoughts on what it means to be gay today and reminisces about life before it was ok to be gay.

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Mizrahi Picks a Winner

Friday, June 26, 2009

Dozens of listeners submitted ideas to Studio 360's Flickr page for the gay flag redesign challenge. And fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi picks his favorite.

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Gay Flag Design Challenge

Friday, June 12, 2009

The rainbow flag was designed in 1978. But how would it be different if it were designed in 2009? Design firm Worldstudio brainstorms ideas and we introduce our celebrity judge, fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi. Join the discussion and submit your new flag designs on our Flickr page.

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T-Shirt Design Contest Winner

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi is here to judge our t-shirt design contest. He'll select a winner who will get to talk about their design on the air with him and who'll receive a signed copy of Mizrahi’s book How to Have Style. You can also check out Isaac on ...

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How to Have Great Style

Wednesday, October 08, 2008

With the current economic troubles, many New Yorkers will have to learn how to become wise shoppers. Fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi gives tips on how we can all learn to have great style – at any budget. His new book is How to Have Style.

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The Price of Style

Wednesday, October 08, 2008

Fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi gives tips on how we can all learn to have great style – at any budget. Also: States of the Union is all about New Hampshire! Al and Larry Ubell answer your home repair questions. And to start us off: find out how Goldman ...

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Isaac Mizrahi

Sunday, November 07, 2004

Isaac Mizrahi has designed costumes for movies, theatre, dance and opera in collaboration with Mark Morris, Twyla Tharp, Bill T. Jones and Mikhail Baryshnikov. He has won the fashion industry’s coveted Designer of the Year Award, and performed as a zany TV talk show host.

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