Bio - Betsey Johnson
The Betsey Johnson trademark look is sexy silhouettes, flowing fabrics, whimsical detailing, and excellent fit. Her apparel and accessories are sold in better department and specialty stores, as well as her own stores, throughout the nation and in Europe and Japan. Earlier this year, she opened her first franchise store in Dubai, which boasts the largest shopping center in the Middle East. Years of honors include being the youngest designer ever to receive the coveted Coty Award in 1972 and a 2002 induction into the Fashion Walk of Fame, with an honor plaque embedded into the Seventh Avenue sidewalk. In 2004, the National Breast Cancer Coalition (NBCC) awarded her for her continuous fight against breast cancer. The year 2005 granted her two more honors, the 2005 Lifetime Achievement Award granted by the Signature Awards and NAWBO-NYC followed by the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Accessories Council. Betsey Johnson is a designer, manufacturer of better, contemporary, denim sportswear, day and evening dresses in 4-12 sizes dresses, casual and evening, sportswear, and denim. What makes her stand out is the display of athleticism at the closing of every show.