"The power of fashion is enough to change a person, let you to distribute the unique charm, I firmly believe that. Nothing can be like it, bring your life and mood a change with joy. No matter who you are, who you want to be, without words, your dress will replace your voice". ---- Michael Kors
The attitude on the design of designer Michael Kors is opposite to his simple and casual style of dress, he provides exquisite clothing and fashion accessories for customers, his products are fashionable, comfortable, sexy and dynamic at the same time is the charm of intertwined miniature. Michael Kors created his own brand to be a distinct personality of the luxury brand, world-renowned.
In 1959, Michael Kors was born in Long Island Merrick town where is 23 miles from New York. Affected by his model mother, at the age of 5 he found his love for women's dress, he threw out a suggestion when her mother wear the wedding dress for a second time. Since then, Michael Kors studied fashion design in NYC Fashion Institute of Technology, embarked on his design career.
Michael Kors' inspiration is always from the sixties and seventies celebrities Jet Setter - Jackie Onassis, Elizabeth Taylor, Ali MacGraw, Steve McQueen, Robert Redford, he loves their always elegant and casual charm dress, the last moment was enjoy the beach sun in Capri, and the next second turned to the red carpet in New York, the charm from the uninterrupted. The travel is also the eternal theme of Kors' works, from the rich colors of Palm Beach in Florida, to the freedom of the African savannah, the gentle and romance of California's Big Sur of last quarter, he explored the heart with works to depict the whole world.
There is no doubt that the Jet Set lifestyle has become the DNA of brand Michael Kors.
"The Jet Set in the 1960s is still alive today. the Jet Set means the dressing for fast-paced life, and it's not about your money, it's up to your attitude. Escaping from the hustle and bustle of the city, living in rural town, you are still stylish and free, the Michael Kors brand is designed for that." ---- Michael Kors explains his Jet Set philosophy.
With his dream of design, Kors left school in 1981, after his works acclaimed by Lothar's, he founded his own brand in the fashionable boutiques of West 57th Street in New York. In the autumn of 1984, Michael Kors' first fashion show was successfully held. In the review, WWD said his design for the "high-end, classic leisure series", at the same time, "simple but elegant".
Since then, Michael Kors continued to develop his own design career, from 1998 to 2004, as a creative director of the famous French luxury brand Celine, and led this Europe's largest fashion brand to restore the past light.
2004 to 2012, Michael Kors acted as a judge in the Emmy award-winning reality TV show "Project Runway", which made him a household name in the United States, the world began to have an understanding of him.
As the brand matures, Michael Kors listed on the New York Stock Exchange, is experiencing an explosive growth worldwide that goes well beyond its current state. By the end of fiscal year 2014, Michael Kors has 555 retail stores around the world.
Michael Kors is always in the forefront of the trend, at the same time, Michael Kors is also a person who did not forget to contribute to the community. Starting in 2012, each year Michael Kors donates a scholarship to his alma mater Fashion Institute of Technology, to help countless young people who loves fashion like him.
In 2013, Michael Kors worked with the United Nations World Food Program to tackle the global hunger problem. Once sold a co-section watch, Michael Kors provided 100 free meals for the world's hungry children. In the same year, Hollywood star Halle Berry joined the "Watch Hunger Stop" charity project, provided more than 4 million meals for hungry children totally.
Michael Kors has been the recipient of numerous industry awards, including the US Fashion Designers Council (CFDA) approach to the 1999 Best Women's Designer, 2003 Men's Best Designer. In addition, in 2006, Michael Kors was awarded the ACE Association of the Year Designer Award, in 2009, he awarded Star Award in annual Star Award Night of International Fashion Group. In 2010, Michael Kors received the CFDA recognition and received their highest honor "Lifetime Achievement Award", it nominated by fashion editor Anna Wintour of United States Vogue. In 2011, he received the Courage Award from the AIDS Research Foundation. In 2012, he awarded Golden Heart Lifetime Achievement Award of the charity God's Love We Deliver. In 2013, Michael Kors was named one of the 100 most influential celebrities in the world by Time magazine.