“I just don’t feel gray,” the fashion designer said. “I feel this.”
Norma Kamali is eager to share her wisdom. The New York–based fashion designer, who is perhaps best known for her Sleeping Bag coats, says part of her life’s purpose at 75 is to pass on everything she knows. That’s why she wrote her first book, I Am Invincible, which is available today.
At 75, designer Norma Kamali could pass for decades younger, but it hasn't been from luck alone. She was an early adopter of infrared saunas, Gyrokinesis, acupuncture facials, and plant-based eating. Kamali's tips are all outlined in her memoir, I Am Invincible (Abrams), out this month.
Fashion icon Norma Kamali joins Hoda and Jenna for a virtual chat from her New York City office about her book, “I Am Invincible,” in which she shares health and wellness secrets for every decade of her life.
Norma Kamali has been a fashion designer for over 50 years—and while you've probably seen her famous red bathing suit on Farrah Fawcett and iconic sleeping bag coat, those legendary designs only scratch the surface. Norma is also a wellness expert, an author, the founder of her own skincare line, and so much more. This week, she joins Bobbi to talk about aging with power, finding her soulmate at 65, and how her daily routine works from the inside out to keep her healthy and beautiful.
Designer Norma Kamali chronicled her lifelong journey with wellness in her new book, "I Am Invincible."
When fashion designer Norma Kamali and her partner, Marty Edelman, moved into their new West Village apartment a year ago, they weren’t quite sure what to do with all the space. “Marty said, ‘How can you take a four-bedroom apartment and make it into a one-bedroom apartment?!’ ” Kamali says from her aerie at 160 Leroy, an architectural marvel that overlooks the Hudson River...
She’s gorgeous, lithe, glowy, and full of energy, but never make the mistake of telling designer Norma Kamali she doesn’t look seventy-four. “This is what it looks like,” she said as she folded her long legs into a chair at goop’s Beauty Closet podcast studio. “People think it’s a compliment to say you don’t look your age, but you’d never say, ‘You don’t look Lebanese,’ would you? I want to people to open up about their age—age is not a bad thing.” Listening to Kamali’s strategy for looking and feeling fantastic—it involves alternative therapies aplenty, clean skin care, acupuncture facials, copious exercise, lots of dancing, even more olive oil, and finding her soul mate at sixty-five—is about as inspiring as it gets..
CFDA award-winning fashion designer Norma Kamali pioneered the concept of athleisure wear in the 1980s, was an early adapter of green juice, raw food diets and employee meditation sessions, and opened a wellness boutique and juice bar in her midtown Manhattan boutique in 2007 (for reference — that was the year before Goop launched). Now, the 73-year-old (whose fans include Rita Ora, Beyoncé, Sofia Vergara, Lady Gaga and Miley Cyrus) is launching NormaLife The Skinline, a democratic collection of four clean, unisex face and body products designed for all skin types, colors, and ages...
Fashion designer Norma Kamali has been in business for more than five decades, and her entrepreneurial drive is still going strong. Her newest brand, NormaLife, will include a skincare collection and products focused on healthy living (specifically, three pillars: sleep, diet, and exercise) are on the way. Here, she shares the business, branding, and beauty lessons she’s learned over so many years as a woman of power, purpose, and style...