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Michael Kors        

Fashion Designer & Founder of Michael Kors

Michael Kors is an American fashion designerwho was born on August 9, 1959.His signature design style—luxuriously casual and simply elegant—embodies the past, present, and future of American sportswear.In light of the recent publicity which he has received, it would be easy to consider Michael Kors an overnight success. While it appears that this designer’s star has risen quite suddenly, his success was achieved the old-fashioned way: through years of hard work, perseverance and enthusiasm.

Simplicity, luxury, and comfort—the foundation of his early collections—are still at the core of the clothes he designs today. Since his designs were introduced to Vogue sewers in 1992, Kors has done just that. His signature looks are as easy to sew as they are to wear—which is why it may be hard to believe that Kors himself does not sew.

For Kors, a self-described workaholic, the road to stardom has not only been long, it’s also been bumpy. Financial setbacks in the early 1990s forced him to discontinue his lower-priced Kors line for a time, and prevented him from expanding into other areas, such as accessories and perfume. Kors is renowned for his classic, chic, and luxurious but sensible aesthetic on American sportswear and other clothing styles.


Michael Kors Named As World Food Programme Ambassador
Internationally renowned fashion designer Michael Kors has been named a Global Ambassador Against Hunger for the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP).
Michael Kors: 'Learn, Share, Make a Difference'
Show your support, and learn about how Michael Kors is fighting global poverty and hunger on World Food Day.
Designer Michael Kors marries longtime partner - CBS News
The designer and "Project Runway" judge and Lance LePere tied the knot Tuesday in Southampton, N.Y..

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