While starting out with the intention of being a lawyer, designer Kenneth Cole fell into the family business making and designing shoes.
His business Kenneth Cole Productions was created in 1982 and soon he established himself as a prominent and successful shoe designer, and has created a full line of women's and men's wear.
He is also known for his support of different charities including those related to AIDS.
Cole has a fragrance line, launching Black Kenneth Cole in 2003, which was a great success. In the same year Reaction and Reaction for Her were introduced, and were successful also.
Now there are 26 perfumes in his range.