Michelle Obama’s Fashion Designer: Isabel Toledo Biography, Wiki, Age, Family, Net Worth, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Fast Facts You Need to Know

Isabel Toledo Biography

Isabel Toledo Biography

Isabel Toledo was a Cuban-American fashion designer based in New York City.She is renown for creating former first lady Michelle Obama‘s standout lemongrass-colored sheath dress and matching overcoat for her husband’s 2009 inauguration. Toledo died of breast cancer on August 26th.

Isabel Toledo Age

Isabel Toledo Born on April 9, 1961 – Dies August 26, 2019, She was 58 years old.

Isabel Toledo Early Life

Isabel Toledo was born in Cuba and moved to West New York, New Jersey,

Isabel Toledo Husband

She met her collaborator and husband, the illustrator and painter Ruben Toledo, in high school. She was an independent designer who later eschewed runways for museum exhibitions, starting in late 1990

Isabel Toledo Education

She attended high school and met her future husband and collaborator, Ruben Toledo, whom she married in 1984. She attended the Fashion Institute of Technology (NY) and Parsons School of Design (NY) where she studied painting, ceramics, and fashion design. Toledo was an avid seamstress from a young age.

Isabel Toledo Net Worth

Estimated Net Worth of her is $9 Million USD as of 2019.

Isabel Toledo Height

She stands 5 feet 7 inch tall

Isabel Toledo Weight

Her weight is around 65 KG.

Isabel Toledo Career

In 1985, Toledo presented her first collection. In 1998, she stopped presenting biannual collections, instead choosing to create on her own schedule. Toledo was named creative director of Anne Klein in 2006 after more than twenty years of working solely under her own name. Toledo made her debut with Anne Klein at New York Fashion Week in February 2007. Toledo and Anne Klein parted ways later in 2007.

Isabel Toledo Awards

Along with her husband, Ruben Toledo, Isabel was the recipient of the 2005 Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award for their work in fashion.

Toledo was also the recipient of an Otis Critics’ award named for her at the Los Angeles-based Otis College of Art and Design.

On September 3, 2008, Isabel Toledo was presented with the third annual Couture Council Award for Artistry of Fashion from the Museum at FIT in New York’s Rainbow Room atop Rockefeller Center.

Isabel Toledo Famous clients

Michelle Obama first wore a Toledo design on June 18, 2008 for an appearance at a New York City fashion world fund-raiser. Obama had been a fan of her work from buying her clothes in Chicago at Ikram Goldman’s store.

Toledo designed a lemongrass yellow wool lace shift dress with matching overcoat which the First Lady selected to wear at the first inauguration of Barack Obama.

Isabel Toledo Death & Cause

Isabel Toledo died of Breast Cancer on August 26th, 2019. She was 59 years old.

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