private club, Mar-a-Lago, for events, including her daughter’s wedding — Tiffany married Simon Philip Isaacs on Feb. 14, 2010.
Marks started her handbag business in Palm Beach in 1987, and has since then provided styles for big names such as Sarah Jessica Parker, Jennifer Aniston, First Lady Laura Bush and the late Princess Diana. According to the Daily Mail, her Cleopatra clutch, adorned with hundreds of diamonds, is to be one of the best investment handbags with a predicted increasing value of 363,000 euros. Her bejeweled exotic leather pieces continue to grace the hands of first ladies, royalty and celebrities in red carpet events and parties.
In 2000, Lana Marks’ store opened on Worth Avenue before closing in 2010. She returned six years later, when she opened up her current Palm Beach store in Suite 212 of The Esplanade.
As news circled of Marks’ possible appointment, outlets have probed her relationship with the Princess of Wales and whether Marks has played tennis at Wimbledon and the French Open, as she’s claimed.
On Wednesday, the Lana Marks business Instagram account took a break from posting photos of its luxury handbags to put up a picture of newspaper clippings mentioning her participation in the 1978 French Open.
Once nominated by the White House, ambassadorship appointees must turn to the government of the host country for approval.
If approved, then the wait begins for a Senate confirmation.
But an American Foreign Service list of ambassador appointments last updated on Sept. 28 doesn’t list Marks as a nominee.
If Marks is approved and confirmed, she would join the club of Palm Beach U.S. ambassadors including Robin Bernstein (Dominican Republic), Duke Buchan III (Spain), Woody Johnson (Court of St. James), Bonnie McElveen-Hunter (Finland) and Guilford Dudley Jr. (Denmark).
Marks started her handbag business in Palm Beach