About Us

Michael Kors is a leading American luxury lifestyle brand with an influential global presence,offering women's accessories, footwear, clothing and fragrance collections under the signature Michael Kors Collection, KORS Michael Kors and MICHAEL Michael Kors labels. In addition, the company offers men's sportswear, tailored clothing, furnishings and fragrance under the Michael Kors label. Each reflects the unique point of view of designer Michael Kors: style that successfully juxtaposes tailored and glam, sexy and sporty, polished and casual, whether for day or night, weekend or work, home or destination. Created in 1981 Michael Kors LLC forms. The signature Michael Kors Collection debuts in Bergdorf Goodman.

1984 Michael Kors hosts his first runway show

1990 KORS Michael Kors bridge label launches

1998 Michael Kors is named creative director of storied French luxury house Celine, a division of LVMH Michael Kors creates the wardrobe for Renee Russo's starring role in the remake of the classic film The Thomas Crown Affair, released in 1999.

1999 LVMH acquires one-third of Michael Kors LLC Michael Kors receives Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) Womenswear Designer of the Year award

2000 Michael Kors first Collection store, the flagship, opens on Madison Avenue in New York City Michael Kors signature women's fragrance launches in collaboration with LVMH

2001 Michael Kors signature men's fragrance launches in collaboration with LVMH Michael Kors Collection accessories line launches

2002 Michael Kors Collection for men launches

2003 Michael Kors receives CFDA Menswear Designer of the Year Award KORS Michael Kors fragrance launches in collaboration with LVMH Sportswear Holdings Limited acquires majority stake in Michael Kors Michael Kors inks new licensing agreement with Estee Lauder for all future fragrance introductions [the signature Michael Kors fragrance continues to be regularly produced, while a number of singular fragrances are also regularly launched under the Michael Kors brand, including Sheer Eau De Parfum, Gold, Very Hollywood and Island Michael Kors Very Bali, among others]

2004 MICHAEL Michael Kors accessories and apparel collections launch Michael Kors watch collection launches in collaboration with Fossil Michael Kors global ad campaign launches in the first of an ongoing collaboration with photographer Mario Testino Michael Kors joins Project Runway, the Emmy award-winning reality TV show, as a judge

2005 MICHAEL Michael Kors shoe collection launches Michael Kors eyewear collection launches in collaboration with Marchon Eyewear

2006 Michael Kors first Lifestyle store opens Michael Kors e-commerce site, www.michaelkorsoutletwebsite.net, launches Michael Kors is awarded Accessory Council's ACE Award for Designer of the Year

2008 Michael Kors signs a licensing agreement with Iris to produce Collection shoes

2009 Michael Kors is granted the Star Honoree award at Fashion Group International's Night of Stars Michael Kors dresses First Lady Michelle Obama for her official White House portrait

2010 Michael Kors Japan KK is established Michael Kors wins CFDA Lifetime Achievement Award, presented by Vogue editor in chief Anna Wintour Michael Kors is granted the Hall of Fame Award from The Fragrance Foundation

2011 Michael Kors Inc celebrates its 30th anniversary, opening the Paris boutique on Rue St. Honor' and debuting the new NYC Collection flagship on Madison Avenue Michael Kors launches jewelry collection in collaboration with Fossil Michael Kors launches men's underwear in partnership with Phillips-Van Heusen Michael Kors launches new global online destination, Destination Kors Michael Kors receives the amfAR Award of Courage