Diane Von Furstenberg Bio

(Belgian fashion designer, Businesswoman)

Relationship Statistics of Diane Von Furstenberg

What is Diane Von Furstenberg marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Married
When did Diane Von Furstenberg get married ? (married date):, 2001
How many children does Diane Von Furstenberg have ? (name):Two(Prince Alexander, Princess Tatiana)
Is Diane Von Furstenberg having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Diane Von Furstenberg lesbian ?: No
Who is Diane Von Furstenberg husband ? (name):Barry Diller

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Daine Von Furstenberg got married to Austro-Italian Prince Egon Zu Furstenberg in 1969 and was entitled Her Serene Highness Princess Diane of Fürstenberg. She met him at the age of 18. They together have two children: Prince Alexander and Princess Tatiana. She is now a grandmother of four. However, they divorced in 2001.

In 2001, she married Barry Diller, an American Businessman.

Who is Diane von Furstenberg?

Diane von Furstenberg is a Belgian businesswoman and fashion designer best known for her wrap dress. She is the former wife of  Austro-Italian Prince Egon Zu F Fürstenberg. She has established her own fashion brand, Diane von Furstenberg (DVF).

In 2005, Furstenberg received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) for her impact on fashion. She is also the president of the Council of Fashion Designers of American (CFDA), a position she has held since 2006.

Early life, Education

Furstenberg was born on December 31, 1946, in Brussels, Belgium. She is the daughter of  Leon (Lipa) Halfin and Liliane Nahmias, a holocaust survivor. She went to Madrid University then transferred to the University of Geneva to study economics.

After her graduation, She moved to Paris and worked as an assistant to a fashion photographer. She left Paris for Italy to learn about cut, color, and fabric in the factory of textile manufacturer Angelo Ferretti. It was here that she designed and produced her first silk jersey dresses.

Career

She first started designing clothes in 1970 and introduced her iconic wrap dress in 1972. By 1975, she was making 15,000 of the dresses a week. She appeared on the cover of Newsweek in November 1976. She launched a cosmetic line and her first fragrance, “Tatiana”. In 1985, she moved back to Paris and founded a french publishing house, Salvy. She started the cosmetics and home shopping business in 1991.

In 1997, she relaunched her company and wrap dress. She added jewelry, scarves, and beachwear to DVF (2004). She published her biography, Diane: A Signature Life in 1998 and The Women I wanted to be in 2014. A large exhibition entitled “Diane von Furstenberg: Journey of a Dress” opened at the Manezh which later traveled to Sao Paulo and Beijing.

In 2012, Fürstenberg launched her first children’s collection with GapKids and a denim collaboration with CURRENT/ELLIOTT. Her brand ban the use of all fur, angora and exotic skin from 2018.

Her clothes have been worn by many renowned faces like Michelle Obama, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Gwyneth Paltrow, Madonna, The brown just to name few.

Achievements and Awards

In 2008, she received a star on Seventh Avenue’s Fashion Walk of Fame. In 2010, Fürstenberg was awarded a Gold Medal at the annual Queen Sofia Spanish Institute Gold Medal Gala.  in 2014 was listed as the 68th most powerful woman in the world by Forbes; and in 2015 was included in the  Time too, as an Icon, by Time Magazine. In 2016, The new school awarded her with an honorary doctorate.

Diane von Furstenberg as Philanthropist

she is director of Von Furstenberg Family foundation The Dillerwhich supports non-profit organizations. The foundation supports The DVF Awards and donated $20 million to the High Line. In 2014, Fürstenberg joined the Ban Bossy campaign as a spokesperson advocating leadership roles for girls. She designed shirts for Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign.

Net Worth

There is no doubt is a legend and inspiration for all young girls and women out there. With years of hard work and passion, her net worth has reached $1.2 billion (2019).

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