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Vera Wang

A fashion designer from USA

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  • Sep 16, 2009
Simple, Elegant & Sensual. Gorgeous!
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review by . September 24, 2009
posted in City Lifestyle
Simple, Elegant & Sensual
Vera Wang = wedding gown? or Wedding gown >>> Vera Wang? or both?      I haven't the luxury of shopping for wedding gown, so I wouldn't know. You be the judge.   As for Vera Wang, I think she designs exquisite gowns! Especially wedding gowns. When it comes to fashion, I'm not really into plain colors, but for wedding gowns, especially for church weddings, it's nice to have simple lines and colors and then if one wishes one could later convert …
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Vera Wang (born June 27, 1949) is an American fashion designer based in New York. She is known for her wedding gown collection.

Wang was a senior fashion editor for Vogue for sixteen years. In 1985, she left Vogue after being turned down for the editor-in-chief position currently filled by Anna Wintour and joined Ralph Lauren as a design director for two years. In 1990, she opened her own design salon in the Carlyle Hotel in New York that features her trademark bridal gowns.

Wang has made wedding gowns for Mariah Carey, Jennifer Lopez, Thalía, Jessica Simpson, Avril Lavigne, Victoria Beckham, Jennifer Garner, Sharon Stone, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Uma Thurman, Holly Hunter, Campbell Brown, Jeri Ryan and Karenna Gore among various other celebrities.

She has designed costumes for figure skaters, including Nancy Kerrigan and Michelle Kwan. Silver medalist Nancy Kerrigan wore a unique design of Vera's for the 1994 Olympics. She designed the two-piece uniforms currently worn by the Philadelphia Eagles cheerleaders.

In the Sex and the City movie, Vera Wang was featured amongst the many bridal gowns Carrie Bradshaw wore in a Vogue photo shoot.

Wang has expanded her brand name through her fragrance, jewelry, eyewear, shoe and houseware collections. On October 23, 2001, her book, Vera Wang on Weddings, was released. In June 2005, she won the CFDA (Council of Fashion Designers of America) Womenswear Designer of the Year. On May 27, 2006, Wang was awarded the André Leon...
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