Donna Karan was married to Stephan Weiss from 1983 to June 9, 2001, when he died. She remarried Mark Karan.
Donna attended Parson's School of Design.
Donna Karan's father was a custom tailor.
Her line of menswear was founded in 1992.
Her company, Donna Karan New York, was founded in 1984 with her late husband, Stephan Weiss.
A lawsuit against Donna was filed by the Asian American Legal Defense on June 7, 2000 because of five New York garment workers. Donna Karan's company denied the claims.
Karan opened up Donna Karan New York stores in Europe, Japan, and the Far East.
She has been known as the Queen of American Fashion.
She has a step daughter, Lisa.
Donna Karan was the designer of Barbra Streisand's wedding gown.
Donna has a daughter named Gaby who was born in 1974.
Donna is the sister-in-law of Kathleen Turner.
Donna: I realized I had a company to worry about and now an even larger family of all my employees to consider,
Donna: For me, starting each collection is always about what I really want, what I really need, and I was personally dying for sensual comfort. I think when you think of Donna Karan, you think of sensuality, but it's a different kind of sensuality. A kind of comfort sensuality that is one with your body and the way clothes feel (when they're) on.
Donna: Evening is a time of real experimentation. You never kind of want to look the same way.
Donna Karan: Accent your positive and delete your negative.
Donna: I created this company for women like me and my friends. We're passionate and creative, striving to make a difference in whatever way we can. For us, communication is the ultimate essential of all.
Donna Karan: We've come a long way. Power dressing now is designed to let the woman inside us come through.
Donna Karan: It's about enrapturing yourself in the clothes.
Donna Karan: I'd rather promote New York than anything else in this world because New York to me means the world.