Michael David Kors (born Karl Anderson Jr. ; August 9, 1959) is an American fashion designer. He is the chief creative officer of his brand, Michael Kors, which sells men's and women's and ready-to-wear, accessories, watches, jewelry, footwear and fragrance. Kors was the first women's ready-to-wear designer for the French house Celine, from 1997 to 2003. On January 2, 2019 Michael Kors Holdings Limited officially changed its name to Capri Holdings Limited (NYSE: CPRI) , of which Michael Kors is the Honorary Chairman and Director . Michael Kors, Jimmy Choo and Versace are the three founder-led brands under Capri Holdings Limited.