|Famous for||Unable to afford a room to display his shoes at Market Week at the NY Hilton, Kenneth sought a parking permit for a trailer two blocks away, but had to change the name of his company to Kenneth Cole productions to get it. He filmed ‘The Birth of a Shoe Company’, two and a half year later, he’d sold 40,000 pairs of shoes!|
All-American designer Kenneth Cole began his career as a shoemaker in 1982. The modern classics of the Kenneth Cole New York watch range reflect its parent company’s modern and urban approach to style. Created with utmost standards of quality and design, pieces typically feature skeleton dials with transparent features, slim silhouettes and industrial touches for a fashion-conscious and socially aware market.
The brand has always held strong political and ethical beliefs, and uses fashion and product releases to promote awareness. This year, Kenneth Cole New York released the limited edition Powered By You watch, which supports amfAR, the Foundation for AIDS Research. This unisex watch with its distinctive skeleton dial and automatic movement is designed to remind the wearer that ‘change is powered by you’ and will benefit amFAR at least $25,000.
Kenneth Cole New York watches are produced by the Geneva Watch Group, the company also responsible for pieces by Ted Baker, Moschino and Speedo.