Diane von Furstenberg was born in Brussels, Belgium in 1946. Her father was a wealthy businessman and her mother was a socialite. Diane von Furstenberg was educated at the prestigious Lausanne boarding school in Switzerland. After graduation, she moved to Paris to study art.
In Paris, Diane von Furstenberg met Prince Egon of Furstenberg. The two married in 1969 and had two children together: Alexander and Tatiana. The couple divorced in 1972, but Diane kept the prince’s surname.
In 1974, Diane von Furstenberg debuted her first collection of women’s clothing. The collection was an instant success and the wrap dress became an iconic fashion item. In 1976, she launched her own line of cosmetics and fragrances.
Diane von Furstenberg has been married twice more since her divorce from Prince Egon of Furstenberg. She is currently married to media mogul Barry Diller. The couple has been together since 2001 and have no children together.
Diane von Furstenberg is one of the most successful fashion designers of our time. She has built a fashion empire that includes not only clothing, but also cosmetics, fragrances, and home decor items. Her designs are beloved by women all over the world for their femininity and practicality.