Michael Kors

By: McKenzie Messmer

Born Karl Anderson Jr. on August 9, 1959. (56 years old)

  • Michael Kors was born in Long Island New York to former model, Joan Hamburg and her first husband, Karl Anderson Sr. (Kors later changed his name at the age of 5 when his mother married Bill Kors)

Kors Fashion Capital's are primarily New York and Paris

  • He is most known for his American sportswear, further denoted as Women's apparel such as blouses, skirts, shirts, and shorts- both day and evening wear, as well as watches, and handbags.
  • His MICHAEL Michael Kors line include's women's handbags, shoes, ready-to-wear apparel, and accessories such as watches
  • His KORS Michael Kors line includes footwear and jeans
  • Kors has full collection boutiques in New York, Beverly Hills, Palm Beach, Manhattan and Chicago. 2011 marked Kors's thirtieth year in business
  • Michelle Obama wore a Michael Kors black sleeveless dress in her first term official portrait as First Lady
  • Kors also served as a judge on Project Runway until his announcement of his departure on December 18, 2012
  • In his tenure at Celine, Kors turned the fashion house around with successful accessories and a critically acclaimed ready-to-wear line. Kors left Celine in October 2003 to concentrate on his own brand. Kors launched his menswear line in 2002.
  • His style can be characterized as impeccable, ultra glamorous, classic, and sexy
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