Donna Karan: Her Heart & Passion behind Urban Zen

November 5, 2014 6:25 PM

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An icon of the fashion industry; there are very few people who are not familiar with the design work of Donna Karen. Donna was born into fashion; "my father was a tailor and my mother was a fashion model so I thought that [fashion] was the one thing I never wanted to do. Of course whatever we don't want, that's what happens," she recalled in a sit down with Deepak Chopra for NEWSWIRE.FM's ongoing series ONE WORLD. It seems that Donna was destined for a career in the fashion industry and since her start with Anne Klein in the 1960s, her rise through the fashion world has been meteoric. What is perhaps less widely known is Donna's work with Urban Zen.

Urban Zen emerged from the fact that there is so much chaos in this world and Donna's belief "that it wasn't what you were wearing on the outside but what you were wearing on the inside" that was going to make the largest impact. After dealing with health issues in her own family Donna realized that...

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