Spring/summer 2016 designs by Dennis Basso (183569)

Most of the fashionable and socially influential women in the world are dressed in some of Dennis Basso’s designs, especially for their red carpet appearances. A piece from the Basso collection has become a staple in one’s wardrobe, and his silhouettes and designs are often seen on women of all generations. For each season, his design concept and attention to detail allows him to make a mark in the world of fashion. He has long been considered one of America’s premiere celebrity designers.

Basso’s business began in 1983. He attended Catholic University in Washington, D.C., and the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York. He sits on the boards of the Children’s Hearing Institute and the Boy’s Towns of Italy Foundation. He is known for his support of numerous organizations that are funded for the arts and medical research.

He usually complements the collection with ready-to-wear, outerwear and furs—he interprets fur as pure fabric—and has also created a bridal collection. The celebrity list of clients includes Jada Pinkett Smith, Mary J. Blige, Kim Raver, Naomi Campbell, Janet Jackson and Stephanie Seymour. Most recently, his designs were also seen on Rene Zellweger, Catherine Zeta Jones, Meryl Streep and Nicole Kidman. Good Show!