In the 1970s, former model Marina Schiano became a muse and business executive for Yves Saint Laurent. She later pursued an illustrious career as a stylist for Vanity Fair magazine. Designer Diane von Furstenberg began her career with a simple wrap dress that reflected the decade’s chic and easy spirit.

Fashion in the 1980s embraced socialites-turned designer such as Carolina Herrera, as well as avant-garde styles by Rei Kawakubo for Comme des Garçons. Donna Karan advocated a stylish and practical wardrobe for career women who were reaching new heights on the corporate ladder. 



Comme des Garçons and Donna Karen dresses