Season after season, Tory Burch dazzles us with completely unique pieces. Learn a little more about life and the beginning of this important designer and see where his inspiration comes.
The girl from Pennsylvania:
Tory was born and raised in Pennsylvania. He was born on June 17, 1966 and she spent her childhood surrounded by three brothers on a farm of 250 years old in Pennsylvania. Perhaps this influenced his style.
His parents (his mother was actress and his father a successful investor) are always surrounded the glamour of Hollywood with the elegance of high society. In fact, Steve McQueen and Grace Kelly are among older couples of their parents, until they formed a family together. Perhaps this also influenced his style.
His entire life was spent circled characterized by elegance. Attended a very popular school among high society and then he entered the University of Pennsylvania, in 1988, obtaining her diploma in art history.
The Medal of the double T
Life in Pennsylvania was completed when, motivated by his true love for fashion and design, Tory decided to move to New York. It was in this city where made contact with her true love having worked for the Yugoslav designer Zoran, in Harper´s Bazaar magazine and then in the area of advertising and public relations firms such as Vera Wang, Polo Ralph Lauren and Loewe.
2004 was the decisive year. It was in that year that Tory, already converted into Tory Burch after her second marriage, launched his first collection from your comfortable apartment on the Upper East Side in Manhattan. From that moment things occurred at an impressive rate and the business of Tory, marked with the double T medal did not make anything up. In fact, opened its flagship in NoLIta, the store was sold almost entirely in a single day.
Tory is inspired in the decades of the 50s and 60s for their collections, so you can always guess cuts classic American fashion of the time, but updated with touches of luxury, beadwork, textures, decorations and accessories that add an extra touch of luxury to very visible garments.
Burch is the Queen of style bohemian preppy where reign eye-catching prints, bright colors and those unique details that make a piece of Tory Burch recognized anywhere in the world. But one of the most important characteristics of the brand-name parts is its versatility. Burch fashion is very easy to wear, very easy to match and very easy to carry whatever your age.
Accessories are eye-catching. They are designed to not pass unnoticed. Tory can play with patterns, colors and textures, combining them in a way that complemented elements that commonly would collide, wonderfully well.
The line of accessories includes different types of bag, very different styles of shoes (although it is well known for its comfortable and fun flats), the sunglasses, jewelry and Accessories for phones and tablets, among other many items such as scarves, belts and handbags in miniature.
They say that there is no better prize than the recognition of customers, but in this case, Tory has been also the recognition of their peers. Just a year after having presented his first collection, Tory Burch became won the award Rising Star. Two years later, in 2007, was the Accessory Brand Launch of the Year Award, and in 2008 won the title of Accessory Designer of the Year, awarded by the Council of Fashion Designers of America. Awesome, right?