Bradley Bayou is a Texan born in 1956. He is 6 ft. 4 in. tall.

He graduated from Phillips Andover Academy and the University of Texas, and subsequently earned an M.B.A. from Southern Methodist University. He also studied at Skowehgan and Corcoran schools of painting and sculpture, and his work has been featured in galleries in New York, Washington D.C. and Los Angeles.

He also has a love of architecture, working with renowned architects such as Richard Meier, O'Neal Ford and Angelo Donghia, he has guided several major projects to completion.

His fashion career started in rather an odd way, in 1988 when he wore one of his own painted vests to a party, and got a bulk order for similar ones from Fred Segal which sold out immediately. Neiman Marcus rang him to see his collection, which didn't actually exist. So he had to make one.

Bayou's talents have led to regular appearances on TV programmes like "The View", MTV's House of Style, Fashion Television, Nightly News' Fashion Glamour and Entertainment Tonight.

Celebrities flock to him for their Oscar and Emmy appearance dresses.

Bradley has showrooms in New York and Los Angeles and is known for this extravagant couture gowns, classic suits and evening wear.

In 2002, Bradley Bayou was appointed Designer at the house of Halston. Bradley has now completed two years with Halston and is doing very well. He has great admiration for Halston, and loves the challenge of designing for a house with such an amazing historical past.

In February 2005, it was announced that Bradley Bayou had left Halston, to concentrate on his own label.

The Look

His creations are nearly as good as haute couture, and he is known for his luxe fabrics and masterful tailoring.

Who Wears It

Paula Abdul, Halle Berry, Sarah Chalke, Marcia Cross, Geena Davis, Kristin Davis, Anne Hathaway, Salma Hayek, Paris Hilton, Beyonce Knowles, Queen Latifah, Bai Ling, Eva Longoria, Eva Mendes, Debra Messing, Thandie Newton, Cynthia Nixon, Elisabeth Rohm, Roselyn Sanchez, Nicollette Sheridan, Barbra Streisand, Mena Suvari, Wanda Sykes, Aisha Tyler, Dita Von Teese, Kerry Washington, Vanna White, Michelle Williams, Serena Williams, Vanessa Williams, Chandra Wilson, Oprah Winfrey, Mary J. Blige,

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