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Donna Karan

Donna Karan

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Birth date: October 2, 1948
Country: United States
Brand Name: Donna Karan
Labels: Donna Karan New York; DKNY; D by DKNY; Anne Klein
Other Product Lines: Beauty, Eyewear, Fragrances, Homeware, Handbags, Lingerie, Shoes, Childrenswear

Overview

After 10 years as an assistant designer to Anne Klein, Donna Karan launched her own range in 1985 with late-husband Stephen Weiss. Revolutionizing the way the professional woman dresses, with her “Seven Easy Pieces” collection, Karan became synonymous with the New York look, pioneering the all-black women’s wardrobe, use of luxurious fabrics like cashmere, and popularizing the bodysuit and layers look.

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Designer Facts

Top Facts:

  • The Donna Karan International company, which includes DKNY, was bought by LVMH in 2001 for a reported $643 million.
  • Karan ranked number 57 on Forbes list of “World’s Most Powerful Celebrities,” in 2010.
  • In 2003 Karan became the first American to receive Fashion Group International's "Superstar Award."
  • The following year, Karan received the prestigious “Lifetime Achievement Award” from the Council of Fashion Designers of America.
  • Donna Karan has come under pressure from protesters to stop using rabbit fur in her clothing lines.