Tory Burch

Fashion Designer
Born Jun 15, 1966

Tory Burch is an American fashion designer business woman and philanthropist, who has won several fashion awards for her designs. She was born, raised, and educated in the Philadelphia metropolitan area.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Tory Burch.


1966 Birth Born on June 17, 1966.


1988 22 Years Old She then attended the University of Pennsylvania, where she was a member of the sorority Kappa Alpha Theta. She majored in art history, and graduated in 1988. … Read More
1993 27 Years Old In 1993 she married William Macklowe, son of real-estate tycoon Harry B. Macklowe, and was divorced within a year.


1996 30 Years Old In 1996 she married J. … Read More
2004 38 Years Old Burch began her fashion label – "TRB by Tory Burch", later known as Tory Burch – in February 2004, launching it with a retail store in Manhattan's Nolita district. … Read More
2005 39 Years Old 1 More Event
When Oprah Winfrey endorsed her line on The Oprah Winfrey Show in April 2005, calling Burch "the next big thing in fashion", Burch's website received eight million hits the following day. … Read More


2006 40 Years Old Although divorced from Burch in 2006, she continues to use his last name, and for some time continued to live with her children in their New York City apartment; she has three sons and three stepdaughters.
2007 41 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2007, she won the Accessory Brand Launch of the year award at the Accessories Council Excellence Awards.
2008 42 Years Old In 2008, Burch won the Council of Fashion Designers of America award for Accessories Designer of the Year.
2014 48 Years Old In April 2014, the Obama Administration named Burch an inaugural member of the Presidential Ambassadors for Global Entrepreneurship, a group of successful American businesspeople committed to developing the next generation of entrepreneurs in the U.S. and around the world. … Read More
Working Mother included her on their list of the 50 Most Powerful Moms of 2015.


2016 50 Years Old In early 2016 Burch became engaged to Pierre-Yves Roussel, the chairman and CEO of the LVMH Fashion Group. … Read More
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