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Biography of Calvin Klein
By Beth Beutler
1 You've probably seen his clothes around town. You may even wear some of his styles. He is one of the most well-known fashion designers in the world. His name is Calvin Klein. Many consider him to be an extremely successful person. Read on and see if you agree.
2 Calvin Klein, born November 19, 1942, once said, "Anything I wanted to do, I did. If there's something I want to do, nothing stops me." He has lived that way all his lifeï┐Ża life that has taken some interesting turns.
3 Calvin became interested in fashion through his mother. As a child, he tagged along with her when she went shopping, and she instilled in him a love of fashion and art. He attended the New York Fashion Institute of Technology and began a journey of creating fashions and establishing a business with a friend when Klein was 26. Within a short time, Calvin Klein had a $50,000 order from Bonwit Teller. The upscale department store helped launch his career.
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