Michael Kors is a fashion designer based in New York City. He is best known for designing classic American sportswear for women. Kors married his partner, Lance LePere, on August 16, 2011. The two were married in Southhampton, NY. Michael Kors and Lance LePere met in 1990 when LePere interned at Kor’s company. Michael Kors released a statement stating, "To marry someone as wonderful and special to me as Lance barefoot on a glorious beach is more than I could have dreamed of."