Donna Karan

By; Sarah Nestrud

Biography

*Donna Karan is a New York fashion designer.

*She was born on October 2, 1948, in Forest Hills, New York. Grew up in Hewlett, Long Island

*Donna was only 14 when she dropped out of school and begun selling clothing at a local boutique

*When she was younger she always had a thing with helping her mom with desighning.

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Her career

*In 2004 she was the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Council of Fashion Designers of America.

*Her mother worked as a model while her stepfather made a living as a suit designer.

*In 1968 Karan was accepted into Desighner school

*While in collage she got a summer job working for Anne Klein, within two years she became associate designer. Later became head desighner at the age of 26.

On her own

*By the time she was 26 she was married to Mark Karan, who was named head designer.

*In 1984 Donna decided todivorced her first husband.

*She then married a guy named Stephen Weiss who was a painter and sculptor.

*Stephen massed away from lung cancer in 2001

*Later mad her own perfume

*In 2001 she decided to sell her company be nearly $650 million dollars.

* She has two kids

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