03:01 PM EDT 03/19/2015
Originally posted 08/17/2011 06:00PM
Wedding bells have finally rung for Michael Kors and his longtime partner.
The designer and Lance LePere tied the knot on Tuesday in Southampton, N.Y., in a private ceremony on Dune Beach officiated by Southampton Mayor Mark Epley.
"To marry someone as wonderful and special to me as Lance barefoot on a glorious beach is more than I could have dreamed of," Kors, 51, said in a statement.
Originally posted 08/05/2011 08:30AM
Now that same-sex marriage has been legalized in New York, designer and Project Runway judge Michael Kors has confirmed that he will marry his longtime partner, Lance LePere, PEOPLE has confirmed.
"Lance and I are very excited to finally be able to have the opportunity to marry in our home state after many years together," said Kors, 51. "We have no plans for a major party, but we will be getting married privately."
The couple picked up their marriage license at the City Clerk's Office in Manhattan.
Originally posted 04/29/2008 07:35PM
Michael Kors has added his voice to the chorus chiming in on the Miley Cyrus controversy – and gives his approval to both the Hannah Montana star and to photographer Annie Leibovitz.
"I think they're beautiful pictures," the fashion designer and Project Runway judge told PEOPLE at Monday's New York premiere of Iron Man, an event he co-sponsored with the Cinema Society.
As for the debate over the photos and what all this may mean to Cyrus's career, "I don't understand what the hubbub is about," says Kors, 48.
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