What Does DKNY Stand For?


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DKNY is an acronym for Donna Karan New York. DKNY is a fashion label from Donna Karan featuring a young, hip clothing line that is more affordable than the Donna Karan New York line of fashions.

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Donna Karan founded the DKNY label in 1984. Her daughter, Gaby, was the inspiration for the DKNY label, which was geared toward a younger audience. The clothing line featured a fun and fashionable ready-to-wear collection. The success of the DKNY label led to a number of offshoot labels, including DKNY Jeans, DKNY Active, DKNY Underwear, DKNY Juniors, DKNY Kids, DKNY Men and DKNY Pure.

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