Wang has since introduced an equally popular line of elegant evening wear, as well as Vera Wang Made to Order—a collection of couture designs that are available exclusively at the Manhattan boutique.

To date, both her bridal and evening apparel are sold at over 55 upscale retailers, including Saks Fifth Avenue and Neiman Marcus.

Over the next few years, Wang honed her skills as a fashion designer and eventually launched a signature collection of streamlined and sophisticated bridal wear.

Are Vera Wang and Evan Lysacek more than friends now? And rather than just idle chitchat, they do seem to have some merit to their claims.

After all, the two go way back, with Wang—a former competitive figure skater herself—having designed all of Lysacek's costumes for his gold-medal-winning run at the 2010 Winter Olympics.

And you certainly don't experience the emotional waves of nostalgia when the cast reunites.

If you did watch every single episode of "Laguna Beach" (multiple times) then you almost definitely had a crush on someone. And you probably didn't even realize they were drinking/drunk in so many scenes (prom...).

By balancing modern designs with traditional elegance, Wang has acquired a large following, particularly in Hollywood.

Her fashions are frequently worn to film premieres and award ceremonies by a number of high-profile actresses, including Halle Berry, Goldie Hawn, Charlize Theron, Anjelica Huston and Meg Ryan.If you didn't watch "Laguna Beach" (obviously the first and second seasons) in the 2000s, you really missed out. Trey was the artsy, hip friend who ended up going off to Bard College in New York in the episode "The First To Go" at the end of Season 1.You don't understand the significance of "Cabo, Cabo, Cabo" or "STEPPPHEEEEEEN."You don't know who really started the choker trend. Now, almost 12 years later, let's take a look at how far he's come since his days throwing house parties and designing hats.In 2005, the CFDA selected Wang as the Womenswear Designer of the Year.With all of her talent and success, Wang has become a high-profile figure in the fashion world.Fashion designer Vera Ellen Wang was born on June 27, 1949, in New York City, New York.