"I'm the person who wears a watch every day, it is the final element to any outfit. I think the watch may be the finest fashion message and at the same time have a practical aspect, and is there something better?" - MK
Michael Kors was born on August 9, 1959 as Karl Anderson, Jr. on Long Island, NY. He is son of former model Joan Hamburger and her first husband Karl Anderson. At the age of 5, after his mother remarried he was told that he can change his name. He decided to do it and became Michael David Kors. He studied Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City. At the age of 19 he began his career in fashion, designing his first collection for a boutique Lothar's in New York, and than went on to form his namesake label in 1981.Kors had filed for bankruptcy in the 1990s, but he has come a far way since then. He served as a creative director for the French fashion house Celine from 1997 to 2003.
In 2001 he launched Michael Kors Accessories line. Today, under this line there is a complete range of handbags, shoes, belts and glasses. In January 2002, was launched a collection for men. In autumn 2004, Kors has created a line of "Michael Kors", which is available in over 350 outlets across the country. This line includes everyday fashion for women, swimwear, small leather goods, belts and shoes, and sunglasses and accessories for both men and women.
Among the celebrities who have worn Michael Kors' designs are Jennifer Lopez, Rachel McAdams, Michelle Obama, Elissa, Heidi Klum, and Catherine Zeta-Jones.
Michael Kors brand isn't like any other and is characterized by functional glamour and luxury. Today, Michael Kors is the leading American designer of upscale clothing and accessories, including watches. What makes them unique is a perfect combination of classic design with modern sensibilities.
Michael Kors watches are equally simple and elegant as his clothes, work well as an addition to the elegantly dressed people and those who prefer a more laid back style. Woman dressed in a classic Kors always stands out from the crowd.
Michael Kors watches have bold, chick, sexy and luxurious design that are inspired by vintage jewelry. They feature exotic style and are made by combining various materials like acrylic, metal and faux tortoise shell horn in unexpected way. They are perfect combination of form and function.
Kors collection is addressed to people who care about appearance, and who see fashion as an important part of their lives. Top recommended models: MK5055, MK5217, MK5216, MK5038, MK5039.