Donna Karan biography
When I think of a simple plain relaxed fit style, Donna karan immediately pops on my mind, her style represents the simplicity of the modernism.
Donna Karan was born in Forest hill, Queen USA in 1948, she grew up in New York with her father, a tailor and her mother, was a model. She went to parson’s school of design then worked for Anne klein and became the head of the design-team. Donna Karan showed her first own collection at1985.
Donna was well known with her essential line, she offered seven basic pieces that any one could mix and match it to create several different looks, she used jersey, Lycra and molded fabrics in most of her designs to create an easy perfect fit and a silhouette that wrap and sculpt the body.
She also designed shoes, handbags, hosiery and intimates. The list goes on to include belts, accessories and, as Karan puts it, "Everything you need to pull yourself together."
At 1984 Karan started her new DKNY line to design clothes that suit the fast fashion range and also to dress her daughter gabby. She opened lines for Jeans, junior; kids, men wear, and then went off to complete the whole lifestyle picture and introduced Donna Karan Home Collection and also a beauty collection.
Donna Karan’s style is perfect for those who love simplicity, function, fit, plain colors and modern conservativelyThe complete collection of fall 2011 on elle.com