Vera Wang was born in New York city,on June 27, 1949. He was a Senior fashion editor at Vogue for 15 years. She also designed her wedding dress, then started a bridal boutique and launched her own signature.
Vera Wang Career Growth
She enjoyed her pampered childhood on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. She studied in the elite Chapin School and in the school of American Ballet, before joining in Sarah Lawrence College.Wang studied abroad at the Sorbonne in Paris, but returned to the United States to complete her degree in art history.
Wang competed professionally throughout her teens. Wang shelved her career and started her work for Vogue magazine. He got promotion as senior fashion editor at the age of 23.She held that title for the next 15 years. She left her job for design director for accessories at Ralph Lauren.
Vera Wang Married To Arthur Becker
She was married to Arthur Becker in an interfaith Baptist and Jewish ceremony. She has two adopted daughters, Cecilia, who lives in new York, and Josephine who attends Harvard University. In July 2012, She announced that they were separated and it was amicable. Vera Wang loves sports and exercise. She spends her day with all the different lines of products. She won’t attend calls at that time.
Vera Wang Retail In design Salon And Boutique
In the Carlyle Hotel in New York City, She opened her first own design salon on 1990. It is famous for trademark bridal gowns. She expanded her boutiques through fragrance in many places in New York, London, Tokyo, and Sydney. He started “White by Vera Wang” at David’s Bridal on February 11, 2011.
Prices of the bridal gowns range from $600 to $1,400 which gives more brides a more affordable way to wear Vera’s designs. At the International Debutante Ball at the Waldorf Astoria New York to present a debutante to high society by Wang in 1968.
Vera Wang Commercial Success
She has acquired a large followers for her modern designs with traditional elegance, particularly in Hollywood. The designs were won for film premieres and award ceremonies by many high profile actress like Halle Berry, Goldie Hawn, Charlize Theron, Anjelica Huston and Meg Ryan.Her business started growing over a years. It includes lingerie, jewelry and products for the home.
Vera Wang Net Worth
According to Forbes, Her Net worth is estimated at $420 million. She also have licensing deals with Zales, Kohl’s and David’s Bridal make up the bulk of Wang’s fortune. She is a well-known fashion designer who was able to bring haute couture designs to brides. After working she successfully started a Vera Wang Bridal House in Manhattan’s Carlyle Hotel. But her father adviced her to launch the business after getting an experiment. So, She ended up buying $10,000 custom-made beaded satin gown for that occasion. She has dressed famous brides in the world like Alicia Keys, Chelsea Clinton, Mariah Carey and Victoria Beckham. She created an eveningwear that impressed the Hollywood set and she designed dress for Oprah Winfrey and Michelle Obama. She also branched to Olympic costumes and Barbie dolls.
Quick Facts About Vera Wang
Born Vera Ellen Wang(June 27, 1949 (age 70))
Born place New York City, New York, U.S.
College Sarah Lawrence College
Label(s) Vera Ellen Wang
Spouse(s) Arthur Becker (m. 1989; separated 2012)
Children 2 (adopted)
Awards CFDA’s womenswear designer of the year, 2005; André Leon Talley Lifetime Achievement Award