Student, Art School, Brussels, 1948-1949; student, Academie, Nice, France, 1950; Doctor of Fine Arts, Rhode Island School Design, 1991.
Assistant, Tina Lesser, New York City, 1951-1952; assistant, Omar Khayam, Ben Reig, Inc., New York City, 1953; designer, Juniorite, New York City, 1954-1960; designer, Dan Keller, New York City, 1960-1976; designer, Youth Guild Inc., New York City, 1976-1989; designer, president, chairman, Liz Claiborne Inc., New York City, 1985-1989; president, Liz Claiborne Inc., New York City, 1976-1989; chairman, chief operating officer, Liz Claiborne Inc., New York City, until 1989; chairman, Liz Claiborne Cosmetics, 1985-1989. Guest lecturer Fashion Institute Technology, Parsons School Design. Board directors Council of America Fashion Designers, Fire Island Lighthouse Restoration Committee.
Member Fashion Group.
Married Ben Schultz (divorced), 1 child, Alexander. Married Arthur Ortenberg, July 5, 1954.