Diane Von Furstenberg is a fashion designer who was born in Belgium but who now lives in the US and has American nationality. Originally famed for the iconic wrap dress, a style that flatters the figures of most women, Diane Von Furstenberg, or DVF as the brand is known, also make jackets, tops, knitwear, trousers, skirts, coats, footwear, bags, swimwear and some spectacular jewellery.
In 2005, Diane Von Furstenberg received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) for her contribution to the world of fashion, and one year later, she was elected president of the CFDA. She continues in this role at the time of writing (December 2009). Diane also believes in empowering women and women's rights, and in this capacity she sits on the board of Vital Voices, an organisation that empowers female leaders and entrepreneurs around the world.
Still finding plenty of time to design, for the current season, DVF has some lovely dresses and accessories to choose from. Colours are bright and vibrant, with the emphasis as always on a combination of stunningly printed fabrics combined with the designer cut that DVF do best.
Celebrites who have been seen wearing Diane Von Furstenberg designs include Eva Longoria, Paris Hilton, Christy Turlington, Katie Holmes and Amanda Holden.
Selfridges sell a great range of Diane Von Furstenberg dresses, knitwear, skirt, swimwear, tops, trousers and shorts. my-wardrobe.com also have an excellent range of Diane Von Furstenberg shoes, bags and accessories. It is also well worth having a look at the Diane Von Furstenberg sale and the current range of dresses at JulesB, with reductions and savings of up to 70% to be found on a wide range of clothing from the previous season together with this season's dresses.