In 1998, Yigal Azrouï¿½l launched his first collection in New York. The following year, he began his participation with 7th on 6th/NY Fashion Week. In August 2000, Yigal Azrouï¿½l opened a full service showroom and production facility. As of 2007, this Garment District location produces 90% of Yigal Azrouï¿½l products.
In February 2001, Azrouï¿½l's first website for innovative design was launched.
In February 2003, Azrouï¿½l opened his first freestanding boutique in Manhattan's Meatpacking District, located on West 14th Street, designed by Dror Benshetrit.
Azrouï¿½l, who also designs a menswear line, opened a boutique in the Meatpacking District in 2003, and a second store in Watermill in 2008.
In June 2006, the collection was picked up by Milan's Studio Zeta and wholesale international distribution boomed.
In 2009, at New York's Fashion Week 2009, Yigal Azrouel fired his front-of-house publicist, People Revo-lution's Kelly Cutrone, for inviting call girl Ashley Alexandra Dupre to sit in the front row at his show.
His signature line is filled with sexy, sleek-fitted dresses, tops, and skirts. Yigal says he tries not to be too trendy; he finds his inspiration in spontaneity and concentrates on a woman's desire to feel sexy and look sophisticated.
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