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Designing with nude in mind

By Christopher Muther
Globe Staff / November 24, 2011

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Who: Yigal Azrouel What: The Israeli-American designer was in Boston last week to show his Spring/Summer 2012 collection at Saks Fifth Avenue. The designer, who shows both men’s and women’s collections at New York Fashion Week, says Boston is a particularly strong market for his eponymous collection, and in many ways his clothes are well suited for this city. “It’s weather that you can actually wear my clothes in,’’ he says. “We do a lot of business in Southern stores, but you definitely cannot wear the sweaters there, and I love designing for fall much more than summer. That’s why I love cities like this.’’

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WHO
Yigal Azrouel
WHAT
The Israeli-American designer was in Boston to show his spring/summer 2012 collection at Saks Fifth Avenue. Azrouel, who shows both men’s and women’s collections at New York Fashion Week, says Boston is a particularly strong market for his eponymous collection, and in many ways his clothes are well suited for this city. “It’s weather that you can actually wear my clothes in,’’ he says. “We do a lot of business in Southern stores, but you definitely cannot wear the sweaters there, and I love designing for fall much more than summer. That’s why I love cities like this.’’