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Tory Burch

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Benjamin Wachenje

Title: Fashion designer; CEO, Tory Burch

Born: June 17, 1966, Valley Forge, Pennsylvania

Education: BA in art history, University of Pennsylvania

Early Marker: Launched own fashion label, TGB by Tory Burch, in 2004

Big Idea: To build on- and offline fashion-and-apparel retailing brand around own self-generated personality.

Wave of the Future: Personality/celebrity marketing

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