Diane von Furstenberg is a Belgian-born American fashion designer best known for her iconic wrap dress. She relaunched her fashion company, Diane von Furstenberg (DVF), in 1997, with the reintroduction of her famous wrap dress. The company is now a global luxury lifestyle brand offering four complete collections a year. DVF is available in more than 70 countries and 45 freestanding shops worldwide. The company’s headquarters and flagship boutique are located in Manhattan's Meatpacking District.
In 2005, the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) awarded her the lifetime achievement award and the following year named her as its president, a position she has held since 2006.