Citizenship: United States
`Rodarte` -American fashion brand of clothing and accessories. It was founded sisters Kate (Kate) and Laura Mallevi (Laura Mulleavy), graduates of Berkeley (Berkeley) and natives of Eptosa, California (Aptos, California).
Since its inception the brand has managed to get a number of different fashion awards;sister quite actively cooperating with the networks `Gap` and` Target`.
The first collection of the sisters Mallevi consisted of only ten orders; this, however, Kate and Laura was enough forto get on the cover of `Women`s Wear Daily` and receive an invitation to a conversation from the very Anna Wintour (Anna Wintour),which produces the American `Vogue` editor.
It is not necessary, however, to think that `Rodarte` managed to produce only one successful collection; defined from the very beginning the highest level of quality is not reduced to this day - the products of the sisters are now sold in more than 40 world famous retail chains.Apparel by Laura and Kate can be found in the windows and shelves `Barneys NYC`,` Neiman Marcus`, `Bergdorf Goodman`,` Beams`, `Harvey Nichols`,` Colette`, `Ikram`,` Nordstrom`, ` Jeffrey`, `Dover Street Market`,` Opening Ceremony`, `Net-a-Porter`,` Room at Hudson Bay` and `Joyce`.
In June, 2006-of `Rodarte` first nominated for the American Council of Fashion Designers of (Council of Fashion Designers of America).
Then the sisters claimed the prize in the category `best new female designers odezhdy` (Emerging Womenswear Designer). At that time they could not be obtained the prize; failure waiting Mallevi in ??2007. Revenge `Rodarte` taken in 2008 -m and 2009th - that`s when they managed to get the Council in the categories of the award` Best new female designers odezhdy` and` The best designers of women`s clothing goda` (Womenswear Designer of the Year).
November 13, 2008 Mallevi sisters won one of the largest awards of world fashion industry -`The Swiss Textiles Award`.The size of this premium amounted to EUR 100,000; its presentation was held in Zurich, Switzerland (Zurich, Switzerland). To compete for the award `Rodarte` had a whole galaxy of eminent designers - such as Jean- Pierre Braganza (Jean-Pierre Braganza), Richard Nicoll (Richard Nicoll) and Louise Goldin (Louise Goldin).Mallevi became the first woman and the first not-European designers to ever receive this award. After receiving the award in an interview sister said that the secret of their success lies primarily in the fact that they acted together as sisters.
In 2009, `Rodarte` reached the final of the national design competition` Cooper Hewitt`s Awards`;a year later, the sisters once again participated in the konurse - and this time won a landslide victory.
In 2010, the `Rodarte` became the first fashion house ever honored with the National Prize of Arts (National Art Award), handed out annually for-profit organization` Americans for the Arts`.At the moment,the collection `Rodarte` constantly presented in a number of prestigious fashion shows - mostly in the United States. The first independent exhibition `Rodarte` took place in February of 2010, at the Museum Cooper - Hewitt (Cooper-Hewitt Museum).
In May 2011 ,the sisters took part in organized by the Museum of Art Los districtAndzheles (Los Angeles County Museum of Arts) Project `Cell Phone Stories`.
Dresses from `Rodarte` c pleasure is an entire army of celebrities. Cate Blanchett (Cate Blanchett) and Keira Knightley (Keira Knightley), Kirsten Dunst (Kirsten Dunst) and Natalie Portman (Natalie Portman),Kristen Stewart (Kristen Stewart) and Emma Watson (Emma Watson),
Mia Wasikowska (Mia Wasikowska) and sisters Dakota (Dakota) and El Fanning (Elle Fanning), Michelle Obama (Michelle Obama), Jennifer Lopez (Jennifer Lopez) and Dita Von Teese (Dita Von Teese) -all they have succeeded in different times u bound tvorchestvu Kate and Lory Malle