Isaac Mizrahi

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Biography

  • Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 10/14/1961, Libra
  • Profession: Designer; TV host
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Isaac Mizrahi Fast Facts:
  • Began designing clothes at age 13 for his mother's friends.
  • Opened his own design business in 1987. Won numerous awards from the Council of Fashion Designers of America, including Designer of the Year.
  • Earned an Emmy nomination in 1993 for Best Costume Design for his work in Liza Minnelli Live from Radio City Music Hall.
  • The documentary Unzipped chronicled the making of his fall 1994 collection.
  • Wrote a series of comic books, The Adventures of Sandee the Supermodel.
  • Teamed up with Target in 2003, becoming one of the first high-end designers to create affordable clothing for the masses and inspiring other designers, including Vera Wang and Nicole Miller, to follow suit.
  • Named the creative director of Liz Claiborne in 2008.
  • Launched a lifestyle collection, Isaac Mizrahi Live!, on QVC in 2009. The brand features all of his favorite things, from apparel to home goods to cheesecakes.
  • Has appeared as himself in a number of scripted series, including Spin City, Sex and the City, Ugly Betty and Gossip Girl.
  • Isaac Mizrahi Relationships:
  • Douglas Keeve - Ex-significant Other
  • Sarah Mizrahi - Mother
  • Zeke Mizrahi - Father
  • Arnold Germer - Husband
  • Isaac Mizrahi Awards:
  • 1993 Emmy: Outstanding Individual Achievement in Costume Design for a Variety or Music Program - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended Parsons School of Design, New York, NY

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