Michael Kors is a long standing fashion icon. His 240 international stores and 3,000 employees just launched one of the biggest fashion IPO’s in history. We got to know the newly minted Forbes Billionaires Watch List member, finding out what makes him smile, what trend he’d like to kill, and so much more.
What advice would you give an aspiring designer?
Spend time in a store to see and understand why people shop and what they buy. You need to know what you can add to the fashion picture.
What trend would you like to kill?
Maxi dresses are great if u have a tailor but If I see another girl tripling over her skirt dragging it. Get a tailor!
What makes you smile?
My husband Lance (awww!)
What would you do if you were not a designer?
I’d love to produce a broadway show
Who would play you in a movie about your life?
Daniel Craig or Will Ferrell
What legacy would you like to leave behind?
That you can have it all– you can be glam, sexy, comfortable, and feel good in your own skin. If you learn to balance the indulgent with the pragmatic. Always try to feel great.