Liz Claiborne (fashion designer)
|Born||Anne Elisabeth Jane Claiborne
March 31, 1929
|Died||June 26, 2007
New York City, New York, USA
Early life[change | change source]
Claiborne was born to American parents in Brussels, Belgium. She moved to New Orleans, Louisiana in 1939. She went on to found the clothing company, which was named Liz Claiborne, Inc. She was the first female CEO and chairperson of a Fortune 500 company.