DKNY watches, perfumes, handbags, Be Delicious, jeans, sunglasses, shoes, kids, jewellery and Pure. DKNY Watches Australia Online. DKNY, Donna Karan New York, is a the fashion label launched by famed designer Donna Karan. The label also represented several retail chains of stores. Karen was an assistant designer for Anne Klein, another well known designer and fashion company of the same name. After Klein’s death Donna was named head designer of the entire Klein house of fashion. At 26 she was one of the youngest to head a fashion house or design studio.
The Rise of Donna Karan
After remarrying Karan left Anne Klein and with her husband and partnering with Klein’s former backer, the Takihyo Corporation, formed her own fashion company. Her goal was to “to design modern clothes for modern people”. Karan had a mandate that only clothes that she would considering wearing would be produced by her company. In 1985, a year after forming Donna Karan International she debuted her first collection for women. The collection quickly caught the eyes and pocketbooks of many women. Karan’s challenge was to create a totally integrated wardrobe look. One well loved concept was the Essentials line, which consisted of seven simple pieces that could be mixed and matched by the individual. Karan loved clothes and fabrics, but felt that fashion shouldn’t be complicated.
The sister company DKNY was formed as a less expensive, youth oriented fashion line, during the late 80’s. Donna was said on several occasions that the line was inspired by her daughter Gabby and aimed at the streetwise culture found in New York City. The line proved a success and grew over the coming 4 years. Next she designed a line of denimwear under the brand of DKNY Jeans. Although there were a flood of designer with denim collection Karan found success by keeping here connection of simple, easy and fun. She has also credited the city of New York for providing a constant ever-changing stream of ideas. 1992 brought the creation of the first line of clothes for men, DKNY for Men. The next years brought amazing growth and demand for the NYC brand. The DKNY collection contain no less than 6 line a season, including the Black Label – couture collection, Gold Label – sportswear, DYNK Lifestyles – a separate mixed line, DKNY Jeans as well as the separate main women’s and men’s collection.
The DKNY label has grown and spawned several more lines, most of which have been either discontinued or folded into the more prominent and successful collections. Some of these lines include; DYNK underwear, DYNK Juniors, DYNK Baby, DYNK Active and Home. Later collection were designed that encompassed formal wear for both men and women as well as tailored suits, dress wear, and shoes. The men’s line have in recent years been reduced and only include the jeans label, underwear, eyewear and watches exclusively online. DKNY dresses, fragrance, jackets, shirts, suits, dresses and accessories all available online.
DKNY Australia Online Shopping
Getting the DKNY style while not actually in NYC is no problem. There are still several DKNY branded stores in Australia. You may also find the brand at your local mall. But for the best selection and best prices no one can beat shopping online. The various online shops that service Australia are easy to use, quick to deliver and normally have both free shipping and reduced prices. For the best selection checkout some of the following stores and find the perfect DKNY product; Net-A-Porter, FarFetch, Overstock, David Jones and The Outnet.