NAME VERA WANG
CURRENT JOB CHAIRMAN AND CEO, VERA WANG
FIRST JOB YSL BOUTIQUE SALES ASSOCIATE
INSIDE TRACK SPENT 16 YEARS AT VOGUE BEFORE WORKING FOR RALPH LAUREN
CLAIM TO FAME ONCE TRAINED TO BE AN OLYMPIC FIGURE SKATER
Vera Wang has had a storybook career, building a thriving bridal, fashion and housewares empire, but to hear her tell it, she would just as soon have eloped. "I had always wanted to be a designer, and my father said, 'How do you know you have what it takes to be in fashion?' And, boy, was I determined. And I...