Manoukian is a modern, wearable collection for the lifestyle of the active, dynamic, sophisticated women.The brand is always current without being trendy. Pure and simply sophisticated, it is the go to brand for timeless essentials with current sensibility. Alain Manoukian (born 19 February 1946) is a French fashion designer and owner of the the fashion group. He began his career in the fashion industry in 1972. Established as a franchise in 1979, the company eventually opened 450 stores throughout the world, 300 of which are in France.