Yigal Azrouël is an Israeli American New York based fashion designer. He was born in Israek of French-Moroccan descent and currently lives in the United States. In 1998, Yigal Azrouël 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 Azrouël opened a full service showroom and production facility. As of 2007, this Garment District location produces 90% of Yigal Azrouël products.
In February 2003, Azrouël opened his first freestanding boutique in Manhattan's Meatpacking District, located on West 14th Street, designed by Dror Benshetrit. His boutique was among the first of the neighborhood's retail ventures. The aesthetic and architecture of his boutique have been featured in many publications, and his boutique has been the location for two of Azrouël's Spring fashion shows.
I actually got an invite to his show which arrived a day after the show alas...LOL my luck.