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Vera Wang



Biography

A native New Yorker, Vera Wang has spent her lifetime at the forefront of fashion. After stints at Vogue and Ralph Lauren Vera founded her own company in 1990. Vera Wang is known for her nonchalant approach to style and luxury. In addition to ready-to-wear, she also designs lavender label, bridal, footwear, eyewear, fragrance, china and crystal, silver and gifts, fine papers and mattresses.

From the red carpet to the runway, the world's most influential and fashionable women look to Vera Wang when dressing for their most important events. In 2005, the Council of Fashion Designers of America awarded Vera "Womenswear Designer of the Year." The CFDA has currently nominated Vera Wang for accessory designer of the year for her 2009 collections.

In September 2007, Vera Wang introduced Simply Vera Vera Wang at Kohl's department stores which brings her charming style and ease in dressing to millions of American families.

Vera Wang currently resides in New York City with her husband and two daughters.
Vera Wang