Tory Burch Biography
Birthday: June 17, 1966 (Gemini)
Born In: Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, United States
Tory Burch (née Robinson) is a fashion designer, business owner, and philanthropist from America. She is the founder and owner of the fashion label Tory Burch LLC and presently serves as its executive chairman and chief creative officer. A native of Pennsylvania, Tory grew up in a Valley Forge farmhouse. Her family was wealthy, and she studied at the Agnes Irwin School. Later, she enrolled at the University of Pennsylvania, from where she obtained an art history degree in 1988. Burch began her career at Benetton in the King of Prussia mall. After college, she relocated to New York, where she was hired by the Yugoslavian designer Zoran. In the next few years, she also worked at Harper’s Bazaar, Vera Wang, Polo Ralph Lauren, and Loewe. In February 2004, she launched TRB by Tory Burch, which later became Tory Burch LLC. The business grew exponentially in the ensuing years, and by 2018, they had 250 stores worldwide. In 2015, Burch established a separate performance activewear line, Tory Sport. That year, she was ranked 73rd in the Forbes list of most powerful women in the world.