Michael Kors

Trivia and Quotes

Quotes (15)

  • Michael: If you go into a fitting room to try something on and can't think of more than a few situations when you would actually wear the item, it's not worth the money. Find the less expensive version.

  • Michael Kors: I never wear a belt. And never, ever tuck your shirt into shorts with a belt.

  • Michael Kors: (about Jessica Simpson) Jessica is a great friend and she's kind of a muse. She's the all-American girl but she's got a little edge to her.

  • Michael Kors: I wear the same thing every day. I always pack two black jackets, loads of black T-shirts, loads of white jeans. I feel a little fresh and glamorous and graphic.

  • Michael Kors: (about Project Runway) Fashion people are, by nature, an entertaining lot, so you don't have to work hard to make great television.

  • Michael Kors: Many Americans just think of fashion as...well, body covering. Shopping. Same thing as lunch.

  • Michael Kors: There's still this puritanical thing in the back of a lot of Americans' minds. You're not even supposed to admit that you like fashion, let alone are willing to play with it and indulge in it.

  • Michael Kors: The biggest element is confidence. Americans are always a little bit insecure.

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Trivia (26)

  • In 2007 Michael came out with a home collection.

  • Michael Kors has five collection boutiques in New York, Beverly Hills, Americana Manhasset, South Coast Plaza, and Natick Collection.

  • Derek Lam worked for over 12 years as head designer at Michael Kors, designer Peter Som apprenticed under Kors, and Lazaro Hernandez of Proenza Schouler interned at Michael Kors.

  • Sewing is something Michael doesn't do.

  • Michael has a very successful fragrance collection with one or two new fragrances hitting stores each year.

  • Michael was one of three nominees for the Accessories Designer of the Year Award by the CFDA in 2001, 2005, and 2006.

  • In 1999, Michael received the New York Award from New York Magazine in the Fashion Category.

  • In 2001, Michael Kors began designing accessories under his collection label.

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