Lloyd Klein is a Canadian designer who is currently in a relationship with socialite girlfriend, Jocelyn Wildenstein.
Klein’s girlfriend was born, Jocelynnys Dayannys da Silva Bezerra Périsset on September 11, 1955, in Lausanne, Switzerland.
She is known for her extravagant lifestyle and was nicknamed ‘catwoman’ due to her numerous plastic procedures.
Jocelyn who became a long time New York resident, stole the social pages –with her luxurious life as the spouse of a billionaire.
She was previously married to French billionaire, Alec Nathan Wildenstein –who died in 2008, aged 68. The former couple was married from 1978–1999. The 21-year-marriage produced two children, daughter Diane and son, Alec Jr.
Their divorce was definitely not amicable and was also widely reported. She received $2.5 billion (£1.7 billion) in the late 1990s in one of the biggest divorce settlements in history.
According to online info, Jocelyn had a number of relationship with important men, among them European filmmaker Sergio Gobbi. She was introduced to her late ex-husband while on a trip to Africa. Numerous sites say she submitted herself to plastic surgery to please her husband.
Aside from her dramatic and very public lifestyle, Jocelyn is an accomplished hunter and pilot, and her love for “decoration” led her to meet her long-term boyfriend French designer Lloyd Klein.
They have been dating since the early 2000’s and currently share an apartment in Trump World Tower.
Klein was born Lloyd David Klein. Klein who’s been around in the industry since the late 80’s began studding architecture but later switched to fashion. His first runway show was in 1994.
The designer is known for his holistic lifestyle and his fashion label, Lloyd Klein Couture.
He is the former Art Director at GRÈS Paris –position he took at age 25, –at the time he was the first designer to become the successor to company’s founder, the legendary Madame Gres.
In 2000 he made the leap from Europe to the United States, since then he’s become a sought-after dress designer by the Hollywood stars. He dresses the likes of Paula Abdul and Gwen Stefani.
Contrary to what you may think, Lloyd is not related to either Calvin Klein or Anne Klein. Accoridng to his website, he is the only member of his family that is connected to the fashion industry.
In 2014 he received the FASHION ICON awarded by LA Fashion Awards for outstanding contribution to the fashion industry.
In addition to fashion design, he’s also dabbled in filmmaking. He’s played the role of “himself” on numerous television broadcast programs, most often profiled as a “Celebrity Fashion Designer” and “Fashion Authority”. He has an impressive list of credits for his work as a wardrobe and costume designer. He launched LK Films in 2012.
Klein hasn’t escaped controversy. In 2009 a stark naked Klein was accused of beating a friend when the friend tried to retrieve keys from Klein’s Los Angeles home. At the time, Klein claimed that his ex-friend was crazed when he tried to enter his home and that he was defending himself.
Most recently it appears there is trouble in paradise as, Klein and Jocelyn had a fall out. Accoridng to gossip sites, Jocelyn was arrested after she went physical on Klein –to the point of even slashing his chest with a pair of scissors.
You can follow Lloyd Klein on Instagram here.
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