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By New York Natives Staff

JILL STUART

Fashion Designer

Where is she from? Manhattan

What’s she done? Stuart started her design career at a very young age, selling her first collection of leather chokers and fringed hobo bags at Bloomingdale’s at age 15. Her career exploded in 1993 with her designs being featured in the hit movie Clueless.

Why is she an icon? Her innovative designs have influenced fashion as we know it and her clothing and accessories are still big players in the fashion industry today.

Quote: On her fashion collections “I was thinking about the beautiful dinners and the charades she and her friends play, and the great performances they see at the end of the night

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