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Vera Wang

Vera Wang – Fashion Designer

Vera Wang is an American Fashion Designer. Here are some fun facts about her!

– She was born in New York City to Chinese immigrants, where she attended the School of American Ballet, for a little while.

– She studied abroad at the Sorbonne, in Paris, before going to Sarah Lawrence College.

– She was a very talented figure skater, she competed professionally as a teenager. Though her Olympic dreams fell short when she and her partner came in fifth place in the junior pairs competition at the 1968 U.S. National Championships.

– After she graduated from college, she took a job at Vogue Magazine, within a year, she was promoted to senior fashion editor.

– In 1989, she got married, she struggled to find a dress, so she decided to create her own dresses. Now she is well-known for her wedding dresses.

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