The designer Michael Kors was always passionate about fashion and design from a young age and began designing clothes at the age of 19 whilst studying fashion design at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York. Fashion was also something that was a major part of his family life, his grandfather being in the textile industry and his grandmother and mother being very trend and style focused. Therefore the aspiring designer was always exposed to fashion in a major way.
In 1981, Kors launched his very first Michael Kors women’s line – the collection was incredibly popular and helped to put his name on the map as a credible up and coming designer. In 1997 went on to became the Creative Director of the French fashion house Celine and then in 2003 Kors decided to go it alone with his own brand. Today the Michael Kors range which comprises of clothing and accessories including Michael Kors watches is incredibly popular and renowned for its refined, sophisticated yet casual and highly wearable appeal.
Numerous celebrities favour the exquisite Michael Kors style, these including Hollywood stars such as Jennifer Lopez, Heidi Klum, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Jennifer Garner who wore a stunning Kors custom dress when presenting the Academy Awards in 2006. The notoriously stylish Michelle Obama wore a Michael Kors black shift dress in the first official photographs taken after her husband was elected the new US President. The stars love the sophisticated yet simple glamour conveyed in Michael Kors attire and the brand has that element of luxury with a laid back, comfortable feel.
Watches are an incredibly strong part of the Michael Kors accessory collection and like the rest of the collection, are reflective of an exquisite sense of style, immense quality and fine craftsmanship. Michael Kors watches depict the essence of decadence and luxury and comprise of some fantastic on trend watches with key fashion features for this season as well as some more classic and elegant styles.
Most of the Michael Kors watch collection is geared towards ladies and these really are watches that convey a sophisticated yet highly on trend sense of style. With the regular use of neutral colours such as brown, faun, cream and gold, Michael Kors watches have a soft look that add a refined essence to your look. Always aiming to keep the watch designs relevant to current trends into his pieces, some of the most recent ladies Michael Kors watches incorporate polycarbonate straps and the use of candy colours such as baby pink and white. Some also include wide and multi layered leather straps with buckle detailing which again, is very much on trend this season. A further feature of Michael Kors watches is that they often use patterns such as tortoiseshell or snakeskin which definitely adds a unique touch. The subtle use of diamante stones, pretty link detailing and unique visual shapes also make Michael Kors watches instantly recognisable to the brand.
Michael Kors watches definitely achieve a great balance of remaining unique but very on trend, with the designer taking key elements and subtly injecting these into the design. Ultimately a Michael Kos watch is an investment piece that you can rely on to always compliment your look and add a touch of sophistication and elegance.