Tory Burch born in 1966 in Pennsylvania is an American fashion designer who won several fashion awards for her designs.
After graduating from college, Tory moved to New York City where she worked for a Yugoslavian designer followed by Harper's Bazaar magazine. She then moved into public relations and advertising positions at Vera Wang, Polo Ralph Lauren and Loewe.
Burch began her fashion label Tory Burch in February 2004, launching it with a retail store in Manhattan's. It was a huge success as the inventory was sold out on the first day.
In 2005 Oprah Winfrey endorsed her line on The Oprah Winfrey Show calling Burch "the next big thing in fashion", Burch's website received eight million hits the following day.
Burch's style has been described as preppy- bohemian luxe and is associated with her T-logo medallion.