Michael Kors Honored with FIT Museum Award

Michael Kors
Michael Kors, Photographed by Ed Kavishe for Fashion Wire Press

Michael Kors will be the 2013 recipient of the Couture Council of The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology’s Award for Artistry of Fashion. The designer will join the ranks of previous winners such as Oscar de la Renta, Karl Lagerfeld, Dries van Noten and Alber Elbaz. Kors, who founded his namesake sportswear label in 1981, will be feted at a luncheon at Lincoln Center on September 4. The Board of Directors of the Couture Council includes Hamptonites Jean Shafiroff, Alexandra Lebenthal, Laura Lofaro Freeman and Eleanora Kennedy.

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