Kenneth D. Cole is an American clothing designer. Kenneth father, Charles Cole, owned the El Greco shoe manufacturing company.
In 1994, Kenneth Cole went public, and has been included on Forbes annual list of 200 Best Small Companies four times. In 1998, People Magazine voted Cole as “Sexiest Businessman of the Year.”
On May 14, 2009, The Legal Aid Society of New York City honored Kenneth Cole with its inaugural Theodore Roosevelt Corporate Award at the Waldorf Astoria during its Servant of Justice Award Dinner. Proceeds will go to benefit struggling New Yorkers who live in poverty.