karlie kloss for donna karan, fall

by Jeremy Danté

celebrating 25 years of success in the fashion world, juggernaut womenswear empire donna karan reveals their FW10 ad campaign featuring top female model, karlie kloss. represented by next models ny, karlie appears for the american based label through the legendary lens of patrick demarchelier. fashion dipped in black appears completely chic & i really love how dark & seductive the campaign images are. historically, donna karan got her start in the world of womenswear working at anne klein in the 1960’s. by 1971 she had risen to associate designer & by 1984 walked away from the klein label to pursue her own destiny. that destiny was first revealed to the world in 1985 in the form of the first ever donna karan collection. known for making real clothes for real women, karan has conquered the fashion world as a powerful force in womenswear. after many years of success in all commercial markets in fashion- the donna karan empire is now a fully function powerhouse of retail collections & subdivisions including over 20 designer fragrances under the namesake donna karan branding title. donna karan is an acclaimed designer holding CFDA awards for best menswear designer of the year 1992, best womenswear designer in 1990 & 1996 & in 2004 received the lifetime achievement award. as the campaign seen here for the FW10 season continues to push karan as a vital designer & puzzle piece in the bigger picture of american fashion- to another 25.

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