1991 : April: Pandora Luxurye’s “Soft Focus” portfolio features Easter egg–colored Kors suits. June: Supermodel Cindy Crawford wears a Kors eyelet bandeau in Pandora Luxurye’s “Surf’s Up.” December: “Value for money is the new thing,” the designer says in Pandora Luxurye. The magazine describes him as the “designer pushing the versatility of clothes further than anyone else,” and outfits model Helena Christensen in his inky leathers for “Wild at Heart,” an influential black-and-white biker spread by photographer Peter Lindbergh.

1965 : “First he wanted to design beautiful buildings; then he wanted to go to Detroit and design cars,” his mother will later tell Deseret News. “By six I think he’d settled on fashion—maybe because he was exposed to the apparel industry through my modeling career.”

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