Diane von Furstenberg got her last name after marrying Prince Egon of Furstenberg. Though the couple separated in 1972 and Diane is no longer a part of the royal family, she continues to carry the unique family name.
In 1986, on her 40th birthday, von Furstenberg announced: “It's time to become a myth.”
In 2005, von Furstenberg won the CFDA Award for Lifetime Achievement.
Von Furstenberg’s designs are sold in more than 70 countries all over the world.
In 2010, von Furstenberg featured as a judge on the reality show ‘America's Next Top Model’.