Calvin Klein: A Stylish Obsession

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His name adorns everything from underwear to perfume. His stylish designs and business acumen built a fashion empire. When Brooke Shields went on national TV and cooed "nothing comes between me and my Calvins," a young designer from New York became a fashion icon. Calvin Klein went from New York's Fashion Institute of Technology to stardom in a few short years. BIOGRAPHY interviewed Calvin, his wife, daughter and associates like Vogue's Anna Wintour and Harper Bazaar's Liz Tiberis to profile America's most famous fashion designer. Follow Klein from his 7th Avenue store opened when he was 26 to the top of an international empire. Hear how a buyer for Bonwit Teller "discovered" him and his designs became an instant hit in the fashionable store. But his first marriage disintegrated under the pressure of his fame, and his daughter, Marci, was kidnapped. Here, Calvin tells how he rescued her; an event which added more gleam to his already sterling reputation.

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