- Name: Vera Wang
- Born: 06/27/1949 (71 years old)
Vera Ellen Wang (Chinese: 王薇薇; pinyin: Wáng Wēiwēi; born June 27, 1949) is an American fashion designer based in New York City.
Birth Name: Vera Ellen Wang
Awards: CFDA, André Leon Talley
School: Sarah Lawrence College
Alias: Vera Ellen Wang
Birth Place: New York City, New York, U.S.
Vera Wang quotes :
Design is about point of view, and there should be some sort of woman or lifestyle or attitude in one's head as a designer.Vera Wang
When I decided to get married at 40, I couldn't find a dress with the modernity or sophistication I wanted. That's when I saw the opportunity for a wedding gown business.Vera Wang
To me, eyewear goes way beyond being a prescription. It's like makeup. It's the most incredible accessory. The shape of a frame or the color of lenses can change your whole appearance.Vera Wang
When I design a wedding dress with a bustle, it has to be one the bride can dance in. I love the idea that something is practical and still looks great.Vera Wang
All those years of skating and dancing have carried over. I can't design anything without thinking of how a woman's body will look and move when she's wearing it.Vera Wang
Let's be realistic, how many people are buying a $2,000 skirt? I love to design things that people can actually buy. I'm staggered by what a boot costs today.Vera Wang
The funny thing is that I'm the girl who no one sees at the beach. Ask anyone who's traveled with me. Normally, I'm in so many layers, I look like Lawrence of Arabia!Vera Wang