By  on September 5, 2007

The couple: Eugenia Kim and Michael Kors

Hardly a monogamist, Kim also is pairing her funky hats with DKNY this season and has had past flings with Ralph Lauren, Diane von Furstenberg and Catherine Malandrino.

Flirtation: "I've known Michael for a long time," said Kim, who for Kors made sporty yet chic canvas visors in white and pink, yellow and orange.

Matchmaker: Michael Kors' senior vice president of accessories design, Richard Sinnott.

Match.com: "We did everything over e-mail and phone, so it was a pretty simple, direct collaboration," said Kim.

The future: The jury is still out on whether the visors will be available at retail.


The couple: Swarovski and the Youngins

Sugar daddy: This accessories serial dater has been sponsoring up-and-coming designers for more than 10 years. This season, the brand is launching Atelier Swarovski, a collection of runway-ready crystal accessories designed by Rodarte, Phillip Lim and Doo-Ri Chung.

Dating tips: "We look at people's past works and try to access creativity and appreciation of crystal, as it's essential to use it in a striking way," said Nadja Swarovski, vice president of international communications at the crystal company.

"Swarovski told me about the Atelier project a while ago," said Chung, who will show her crystallized bracelets, necklaces and collars on her runway. "I submitted sketches and they really liked the direction.

Challenges: "When I think of jewelry, I'm not familiar with the language, so I brought in fabrics and got inspired by them," said Chung.

The future: The $400 to $1600 collections will be available this spring at high-end retailers, including Colette, Maxfields and Corso Como.


The couple: Faraone Mennella and Carolina Herrera

Perhaps the most monogamous couple on the list, these two are peas in a pod when it comes to their runway relationship.

First date: "We were asked to do a few pieces for Carolina's fashion show two years ago," said Faraone Mennella co-designer Amedeo Scognamiglio. "And it went from doing some exclusive pieces at her boutique to becoming a consistent business."

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