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18 Things To Know About Diane Von Furstenberg Before the “House of DVF” Premiere

18 Things To Know About Diane Von Furstenberg Before the “House of DVF” Premiere

October 20143294Views

[tps_header]Diane von Furstenberg is one of the most iconic fashion designers of our time and in 1976, was dubbed by Newsweek as “the most marketable female in fashion since Coco Chanel.” She’s introduced and reintroduced her wrap dress, launched a beauty line, had an exhibition in her honor entitled “Journey of a Dress,” curated by Vogue’s André Leon Talley – she’s even been a princess. In celebration of her new show on E!, here are 18 things you should know about Furstenberg before the House of DVF premiere.[/tps_header]

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  • In 1947, she was born Diane Simone Michelle Halfin in Brussels, Belgium. Her mother is a Holocaust survivor.
  • In 1965, studies economics at the University of Geneva in Switzerland, where she met future husband Prince Egon of Fürstenberg in a Geneva nightclub called Griffin’s.
  • In 1966, she worked as an assistant to Albert Koski, a photographer’s agent in Paris.
  • In 1969 she marries her prince in France wearing a white dress designed for her by Marc Bohan of Christan Dior. As part of the German princely House of Fürstenberg, her title was Her Serene Highness Princess Diane of Fürstenberg. They have two children, Prince Alexander and Princess Tatiana, who were born in New York City.
  • In 1974, Andy Warhol paints her portrait and she launches cosmetic line and first fragrance named for daughter Tatiana.
  • In 1976, she replaces Gerald Ford on cover of Newsweek.
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