The name Michael Kors is today synonymous with designer clothing and accessories of the highest order. But like many of its contemporaries, the man behind this behemoth of a brand had to work hard for decades to build his fashion empire.
Let’s delve into the world of Michael Kors designs, covering his life and career as well as the company that he has forged from humble beginnings.
Fashion was always close to Michael Kors; his mother was a model and when he was just five years old he began to show an aptitude for design. He even advised her how to adapt her wedding dress to improve its look at this tender age.
By his mid-teens he had set his sights on a career in fashion, taking a place at the Fashion Institute of Technology in the late 70s. Less than a year into his studies, he quit and started working in fashion sales in New York City, before eventually moving into a design role. [Read more…]