Vera Wang

Wang Weiwei - 王薇薇

Vera Ellen Wang

Born in June 27, 1949.

She is an American fashion designer based in New York City.

Her first job was being a senior editor for Vogue for 15 years. She left after being turned down editor-in-chief and went to Ralph Lauren as a design director.

Her first fashion show was held in 1998.

"A woman is never sexier than when she is comfortable in her own clothes."

Ice Skating

Vera had learned to love ice skating at a young age--she names it one of the most beautiful sports.

She made outfits for ice skaters for the 1994 Olympics.

Family Life

She has two adopted daughters.

Recently, she has separated from her husband--though it was more out of mutual agreement.

Vera has now held up her own wedding boutique for more than 20 years. She has been fitting clothes for Michelle Obama and her dresses have been seen on TV shows.