The moment the brand opened its first store in Pavilion KL in partnership with luxury goods retailer Valiram Group, it certainly left a lasting impression. Suddenly, ladies of high society were clamouring to have Michael Kors outfits in their wardrobes. Everywhere you turned, you would encounter a well-dressed woman toting around Michael Kors signature handbags in a variety of colours. The secret behind the brand’s success is none other than the mega-talented man at its artistic helm – the man who gave Michael Kors its name. Born Karl Anderson Jr, the man who would eventually become Michael Kors grew up being surrounded by women who adored fashion.