Anne Klein co-founded Anne Klein & Company in 1968 with Gunther Oppenheim, and within ten years her designs were being sold in over 750 department stores and boutiques in the USA. After Anne Klein died in 1974, Donna Karan and Louis Dell’Olio took over the design direction of the company. Anne Klein is an American privately held company owned by WHP Global who acquired the brand in July 2019. Today the brand sells a full lifestyle assortment from apparel, to footwear to watches to jewelry and is sold in 60 countries worldwide.