After a youth spent staging puppet shows in his backyard and creating clothes for his mom’s friends, Isaac studied acting at the High School of Performing Arts and fashion design at Parsons.
Isaac is the Creative Director for the Liz Claiborne brand, where he oversees design and marketing for the women’s apparel and accessories line. As a leader in the design business for almost twenty years, Mizrahi has been awarded four CFDA awards, including a special award in 1996 for the groundbreaking documentary “UNZIPPED.” Isaac’s women’s collection is available both domestically and internationally and can seen in fashion magazines around the globe.
In 2003, Isaac revolutionized the industry by teaming with Target to launch a collection of chic and stylish clothing and accessories for women. In addition, he oversees various licenses including shoes and home furnishing fabrics.
Isaac has created costumes for movies, theatre, dance and opera in collaboration with Mark Morris, Twyla Tharp, Mikhail Baryshnikov and The Roundabout Theatre Company among others. In 2002 Isaac received the Drama Desk Award for his costume designs for The Women. Most recently, he made his costume design debut at the New York Metropolitan Opera with Orfeo ed Euridice.