Yigal Azrouel's eponymous women's wear label in launched 1998 to wide acclaim, with an aesthetic defined by high-quality fabrics used to drape ultra feminine, modern silhouettes. Though this vision has evolved with inspiration drawn from art, culture, architecture and New York City itself, Azrouel remains best known as a self-taught expert draper. Always modern and fresh, his designs combine discerning attention to detail with an element of surprise.