Liz Claiborne (born Elisabeth Claiborne OrtenbergMarch 31, 1929) is a Belgian-born fashion designer. March 31 is the 90th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (91st in Leap years), with 275 days remaining. ... 1929 (MCMXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ...
She was born in Brussels and raised in New Orleans. Rather than finishing high school, she went to Europe to study art. She worked in New York as a designer for 25 years before starting her own design company Liz Claiborne, Inc. in 1976. The firm grew from its origins designing active sportswear for women, to a billion-dollar enterprise with a full line of clothing for men and women. Map showing the location of Brussels in Belgium Emblem of the Brussels-Capital Region Flag of The City of Brussels Brussels (Dutch: Brussel, pronounced ; French: Bruxelles, pronounced in Belgian French and often by non-Belgian speakers of French; German: BrÃ¼ssel) is the capital of Belgium, the French Community of... New Orleans is the largest city in the state of Louisiana, United States of America. ...
She retired from active management in 1989.
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Supposedly, LizClaiborne appeared on the Oprah Winfrey show, claiming that she was a devil worshipper, and her company logo was some kind of satanic symbol, and she donated some of her profits to some satanic organization.
Liz's stated "reason" for not wanting to design for fls is given as either that she doesn't need (or want) their money, or that they make her clothes look awful.
The #1 stumbling block standing in the way of both LizClaiborne rumors is Liz's retirement from the company in 1989, two years before the "doesn't design for fls" rumor hit the pavement and a year before the "Liz is a Satanist" one took off running.
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