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Donna Karan

A Conversation With Fashion Designer and Philanthropist Donna Karan

Blue Carreon | Posted 06.23.2013 | Style
Blue Carreon

Donna Karan, the pioneering fashion designer and the tireless philanthropist talks about meditation, traveling on a motorcycle and that thing which she refers to as her savior.

How Did I Become a Fashion Brute?

Eddie Parsons | Posted 04.26.2013 | Style
Eddie Parsons

If you are ever shopping and the associate simply hands you a garment, shows you to a fitting room and exclaims "gorgeous" every time you exit, then you are not getting full service, in my opinion.

Designers Don't Let Trends Guide Charity Choices

AP | SAMANTHA CRITCHELL | Posted 02.19.2013 | Impact

NEW YORK — Fashion designers sometimes get to wear their hearts on their sleeves, making their personal connection to charitable causes part of ...

PHOTOS: Sheila Johnson Launches Scarf Collection

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 08.28.2012 | Black Voices

Although Sheila Johnson has reached the pinnacle of moguldome--she's one of the founding partners of BET, owns three professional sports teams (WNBA...

Jake Gyllenhaal's Good Cop in 'End of Watch'

Regina Weinreich | Posted 10.20.2012 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The F-word flies by fast, furious and often from cops and criminals in Jake Gyllenhaal's new movie End of Watch, now on its way to the Toronto Film Festival.

'She Makes Me Look Like A Heartless Dumb Pike'

AP | SANDY COHEN | Posted 08.15.2012 | Los Angeles

MALIBU, Calif. — In an elegant white tent at her oceanfront Malibu compound, Barbra Streisand sang and former President Bill Clinton spoke to a ...

WATCH: Lindsey Wixson's Hat Goes Flying

The Huffington Post | Sarah Leon | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

We've teamed up with Greta Larkins, the genius behind the brilliant Tumblr FashGif in a weekly series of animated fashion shots. This week, FashGif...

PHOTOS: Sheila Johnson And Donna Karan Honored By Parsons

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 05.02.2012 | Black Voices

Legendary fashion designer Donna Karan and mega mogul Sheila Johnson were honored last night in New York City at Parsons The New School for Design's a...

Dress 4 Yellow to Benefit Lance Armstrong's LIVESTRONG Foundation

Evelyne Politanoff | Posted 06.12.2012 | Impact
Evelyne Politanoff

This year the 4 Yellow Foundation continues the fight against cancer via Dress 4 Yellow, a high-profile fashion show and luncheon that featured designs by more than 20 of the world's top designers.

Designer Donna Karan Discusses Her Other Passion

Posted 02.15.2012 | Fifty

When she's not gracing the runways of New York Fashion week, putting the "DK" in DKNY and fulfilling her role as "America's Coco Chanel," designer Don...

NYFW Dispatch: Donna Karan

The Huffington Post | Priya Rao | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Who Was There: Ashley Greene, Emmy Rossum, Rose McGowan, Adriana Lima, Rachel Zoe. The Skinny: On her show notes, Donna Karan posed the question, ...

Donna Karan Tells Oprah What It's Like Being A Fashion Icon

Posted 01.31.2012 | TV

Fashion icon Donna Karan sat down with Oprah Winfrey to talk about about her philanthropic work and what's it like to have her own name as a successfu...

Dress Me Up with Something Fierce

Myrdith Leon Mccormack | Posted 03.14.2012 | Black Voices
Myrdith Leon Mccormack

Fashion is more than the fancy frocks one puts on to avoid walking around in one's birthday suit. It provides untold creative freedom for one's soul, the ability to produce a garment for which the body can serve as a canvas, is beyond creative.

Haiti: A Story of Resilience, Creativity and Passion

Donna Karan | Posted 03.12.2012 | Good News
Donna Karan

It's hard to believe it's been two years. When the earthquake struck Haiti, it had a ripple effect that changed countless lives, including mine. I've discovered a new purpose, to be an ambassador -- a cheerleader -- for this country.

Aretha Franklin Reveals Dream Wedding Details

AP | NEKESA MUMBI MOODY | Posted 03.06.2012 | Black Voices

NEW YORK — Now that the Queen of Soul has found her king, she's focusing on all the key details of her upcoming nuptials, including the place, t...

Demi Moore Fears She's 'Not Worthy Of Being Loved'

Posted 01.04.2012 | Divorce

Demi Moore sat down with longtime friend Amanda de Cadenet -- whom she's working with on a new Lifetime show called "In Conversation" -- for some girl...

PHOTOS: The World's Most Expensive Perfume

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 02.05.2012 | Black Voices

What do you get the gal who has everything this holiday season? Chances are she doesn't have a perfume that costs one million dollars. DKNY has te...

A Look Back: Donna Karan, Ralph Lauren, Betsey Johnson, 1990

The Huffington Post | Sarah Leon | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

"A Look Back" is a daily column that highlights a moment from fashion's fabulous past. Today's pick is a photo of Ralph Lauren showing designers Betse...

A Love Letter To My Muses

Eddie Parsons | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Eddie Parsons

People always ask me why I chose to go into fashion and what satisfies me about this career. I always answer that it is the client relations...I love women.

FashGif Animates Donna Karan

The Huffington Post | Sarah Leon | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

We've teamed up with Greta Larkins, genius behind the brilliant tumblr, Fashgif in a weekly series of animated fashion shots. This week, FashGif ta...

A Look Back: Marc Jacobs and Donna Karan, 1989

The Huffington Post | Sarah Leon | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

"A Look Back" is a daily column that highlights a moment from fashion's fabulous past. Today's pick is a photo of designers Marc Jacobs and Donna Kara...

WATCH: Donna Karan Reveals Her Joy triggers

Posted 11.30.2011 | Women

Donna Karan talks about the UrbanZen Foundation and shares her "joy triggers" with HuffPost Women and Laura Brown, Features/Special Projects Director ...

Bond Girls: Building Backbone At The 2011 WIE Symposium

Gerit Quealy | Posted 11.23.2011 | Women
Gerit Quealy

"Men and women network differently... Men get down to business; know why they're there," Poku explained, whereas women like to "understand, acknowledge, trust, and share."

Lots of Shows (and One Little Shove)

Dr. Patricia Wexler | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Dr. Patricia Wexler

For me, Fashion Week started with The Row on Friday. It is amazing to see how much Mary Kate and Ashley have evolved. The collection stayed true to the silhouettes they normally use, and color-wise, the collection included lots of whites.

New York Fashion Week: DKNY Spring 2012 American Expressionist

Mary Hall | Posted 11.15.2011 | Style
Mary Hall

The collection was a mix of form-fitting and loosely structured garments, offering something for a variety of shapes and sizes.