Diane von Fürstenberg

Diane von Fürstenberg

Belgian-american Fashion Designer
Born Dec 31, 1946

Diane von Fürstenberg, formerly Diane, Princess of Fürstenberg, is a Belgian born American fashion designer best known for her iconic wrap dress. She initially rose to prominence when she married into the German princely House of Fürstenberg, as the wife of Prince Egon of Fürstenberg.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Diane von Fürstenberg.


1946 Birth Born on December 31, 1946.


1969 22 Years Old Married in 1969, the couple had two children, Prince Alexander, and Princess Tatiana, who were born in New York City. … Read More
1972 25 Years Old …  Following their divorce in 1972, she has continued to use his family name. … Read More
1974 27 Years Old 1 More Event
…  Her former husband also became a fashion designer in 1974. … Read More


1985 38 Years Old In 1985, she moved to Paris, France where she founded Salvy, a French-language publishing house.


1991 44 Years Old Furstenberg started a number of other businesses including a line of cosmetics and a home-shopping business, which she launched in 1991.
1992 45 Years Old In 1992, Furstenberg sold 1.2 million dollars worth of her Silk Assets collection in two hours on QVC. … Read More


1997 50 Years Old Furstenberg re-launched her company in 1997, and re-introduced the wrap dress, which gained traction with an entirely new generation of women.
1998 51 Years Old In 1998, she published her business memoir, Diane: A Signature Life.
2001 54 Years Old 1 More Event
The Fürstenbergs' marriage, although unpopular with the groom's family because of the bride's Jewish ethnicity, was considered dynastic, and on her marriage she became Her Serene Highness Princess Diane of Fürstenberg. However, she lost any claim to the title following her divorce and her 2001 remarriage.
2004 57 Years Old In 2004, she introduced the DVF by H. Stern fine jewelry collection, and launched scarves and beachwear.
2006 59 Years Old In 2006, she was elected as President of the Council of Fashion Designers of America, a position she still holds today.


2008 - 2012 2 More Events
2013 66 Years Old Her clothes have been worn by many celebrities including Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Gwyneth Paltrow, Kate Beckinsale, Madonna, Tina Brown, Jessica Alba, Susan Sarandon and Jennifer Lopez. Google Glass made its New York Fashion Week Debut at the designer's Spring 2013 fashion show.
2014 67 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2014, she joined the Ban Bossy campaign as a spokesperson advocating leadership roles for girls. … Read More
2016 69 Years Old In 2016, Furstenberg designed shirts for Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign.
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