By New York Natives Staff


Fashion Designer

Where is he from? The Bronx

What’s he done? Award winning designer known world-wide, Calvin Klein is the creative mind behind Calvin Klein Inc. which produces not only clothing but fragrances and accessories as well. He is also well known for his provocative underwear advertisements.

Why is he an icon? Klein was the first designer to have won the outstanding design award from the CFDA in both men’s and women’s wear. He and sold over $200,000 worth of his signature jeans on the first day of sale.

Quote: “I’m crazy and I don’t pretend to be anything else.”

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