Patrick Robinson-fashion hybird
USINFO | 2013-05-23 15:20

Patrick Robinson is a California-born American fashion designer who has worked for such names as Giorgio Armani, Anne Klein, Perry Ellis, and Paco Rabanne. A graduate from the Parsons School of Design, Robinson has been a member of the Council of Fashion Designers since 1994 and was named one of Vogue's 100 rising stars in 1996. During his 4-year tenure at Armani, he mananged to turn the brand's ailing "Collezioni" line profitable before taking the position of head designer at Anne Klein in 1995.

In May 2007 Robinson designed an affordable collection for Target Corporation's Go International line. In 2007, Robinson was hired as the Head Designer for Gap, Inc.In January 2009, the USA Network honored Robinson as "Character Approved", which is a program to recognize those positively influencing American culture.Robinson is married to fashion editor Virginia Smith, influential Fashion Market/Accessories Director of American Vogue. They have a son, Wyeth.

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