Transforming the Diane von Furstenberg legacy into a nimble brand

Diane von Furstenberg designed the iconic wrap dress.
Diane von Furstenberg designed the iconic wrap dress.PHOTO: WASHINGTON POST

NEW YORK • After more than 45 years in fashion, Diane von Furstenberg has been looking for a graceful way to wrap up her career.

She is 71 and has designed a lot of frocks. But the one that matters most is the classic wrap dress, a few metres of slinky jersey that manage to flatter not all but most figures.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 08, 2018, with the headline 'Transforming the Diane von Furstenberg legacy into a nimble brand'. Print Edition | Subscribe