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Liz Claiborne

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Famous because the 1st woman to head a lot of money 500 company, Claiborne founded the Liz Claiborne Inc. women’s clothes business, which grossed over twenty million dollars in its 1st 2 yrs of presence. By 1981, the business had sold several billion dollars well worth of products. At age group twenty, she received Harper’s Bazaar’s Jacques Heim Country wide Design Competition and subsequently worked well like a Manhattan Garment District-based designer for Tina Leser’s sportswear organization and for several other fashion homes and designers. In her pension, she financially backed several environmental foundations and funded PBS’s Character series. Given birth to in Brussels, Belgium, for an American family members with Louisiana origins, she spent a big part of her youngsters in Maryland, U.S.A. Her short first marriage created a child; her second relationship, to Arthur Ortenberg, lasted from 1957 until her death of malignancy in 2007. She and Coco Chanel are both main names within the women’s fashion globe.

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Full Name Liz Claiborne
Date Of Birth March 31, 1929
Died June 26, 2007, New York City, New York, United States
Place Of Birth Belgium
Profession Entrepreneur
Nationality American
Children Alexander G. Schultz
Parents Louise Fenner Claiborne, Omer V. Claiborne
Star Sign Aries

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1This famed fashion designer founded her company in 1976 with her second husband Arthur Ortenberg.
2Founder of Liz Claiborne Inc., a worldwide design firm of women's clothes.
3Founded the Liz Claiborne Foundation in 1981 to serve as a center for charitable activities.
4Mother of a son, Alexander Schultz, with her first husband, Ben Schultz.
5Fashion designer who revolutionized the way working women put together their wardrobes because she was one of them.


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TitleYearStatusCharacter
Sally Jessy Raphael1985TV Series wardrobe

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