Shoshanna Lonstein Gruss

Shoshanna Lonstein Gruss

Fashion Designer
Born May 29, 1975

Shoshanna Lonstein Gruss is an American fashion designer and socialite.

related links

News + Updates

Browse recent news and stories about Shoshanna Lonstein Gruss.


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Shoshanna Lonstein Gruss.


1975 Birth Born on May 29, 1975.


1993 18 Years Old 1 More Event
Shoshanna Lonstein was born and raised in Manhattan, New York. She attended Nightingale-Bamford School for girls in New York City's Upper East Side, graduating in 1993.
1994 19 Years Old She began college at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. but, in 1994, transferred to the University of California, Los Angeles.


1997 22 Years Old In 1997, she graduated from UCLA with a double bachelor's degree in history and art history. … Read More
1998 23 Years Old With a loan from her father, Zach Lonstein, chief executive officer of Infocrossing, she started her clothing company in 1998 with the mission to design a clothing line that appealed to different body types.
2001 26 Years Old In the Spring of 2001, Shoshanna launched her swimwear collection, which was the first in the contemporary marketplace to be sold as separates with lingerie inspired sizing, and after the birth of her daughter in 2005, she introduced the Baby Girl line of children's swimwear.
2003 28 Years Old On May 10, 2003, Lonstein married Joshua Carl Gruss, son of financier Martin D. Gruss and grandson of financier and philanthropist Joseph S. Gruss. … Read More


2009 34 Years Old 1 More Event
After being the face of Judith Ripka's advertising campaign in 2009, Gruss paired with Judith Ripka to launch her own jewelry line through QVC in August 2010.
2013 38 Years Old In 2013, Elizabeth Arden, Inc. named Gruss the brand's first-ever Style Director. … Read More
Gruss partnered with Save the Garment Center and Century 21 Department Stores in February 2014 to design a one-of-a-kind I Love NY T-shirt with all proceeds directly benefitting Save the Garment Center.
Original Authors of this text are noted on
Text is made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License.