Marie Claire (South Africa) - - LIFE STORTY -

1970 Moves to New York with her hus­band, Prince Egon von Fürsten­berg

1974 First wrap dresses are made and sold

1976 More than a mil­lion wrap dresses are sold

1985 Sells her company and moves to Paris, where she launches a pub­lish­ing house and a cos­met­ics line

1991 Launches a home-shop­ping business

1992 Her de­but cloth­ing line for home-shop­ping net­work QVC sells out in two hours

1997 Re­turns to fash­ion after a hia­tus and re­builds the DVF brand

2001 Mar­ries US busi­ness­man Barry Diller

2005 Re­ceives a lifetime achieve­ment award from the Coun­cil of Fash­ion De­sign­ers of Amer­ica (CFDA)

2006 Be­comes CFDA pres­i­dent and es­tab­lishes health guide­lines for mod­els

2008 Re­ceives a star on the 7th Av­enue Fash­ion Walk of Fame

2010 Es­tab­lishes the DVF Awards

2012 Named by Forbes mag­a­zine as the most pow­er­ful woman in fash­ion

2014 Cel­e­brates 40 years of the wrap dress; launches House of DVF re­al­ity show

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