You may be one of the fans for Michael Kors brand and have some of the collection in your closet. The simple but elegant designs can capture anybody who loves the style. But how far do you know about Michael Kors both as the brand of fashion or the designer himself? Well, sit tight because you will be given a lot of information around the topic.
Michael Kors life story
Having always been interested in fashion since a little kid, Kors went to fashion college in New York. He was attending the Fashion Institute of technology only for 2 semesters. He dropped the college to work in a small boutique. At the age of 23, he was able to convince Anna Wintour, now editor of Vogue to view the collection he designed. Now he is one of the most knowledgeable designers in New York City with an expanded line of collections.
Michael Kors brand timeline
Following Michael Kors brand timeline will give us a sight on how the brand started and how the journey was until it became the brand that we know today. The fashion label was established in 1981 and just in two years, it has got the first award which was given by Dupont. In 1997 the brand launched the menswear line.CFDA womenswear designer of the year was one of the greatest awards given to Michael Kors. Michael Kors was awarded the CDFAin 1999.
Expanding the line, Kors launched its first perfume in 2000 and it is called Michel Kors. a year later in 2001accesorries were also launched. 2002 is the year when Kors released a full-blown men’s line. In the next year, Kors was given a CDFA designer of the year for menswear. In 2004, the Michael Kors brand went with the new line and set out more than 300 stores all over the United States.
One year later, the next fragrance was launched and it is called Island Michale Kors. The company then started expansion in 2006. The new next fragrance was launched with the name Very Hollywood Michael Kors in 2009. Two major things happened in 2010 when the line started to expand to Japan and CFDA gave the Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award to Michael Kors.