An Entrepreneur With A Vision For Future
Peter Nygard needs no introduction, as he is one of the most famous women’s wear designers and his company Nygard International is one of the biggest suppliers and manufacturers of women’s wear in the world. His company has headquarters in Winnipeg, Canada with sales office both in US and Canada. He was born in 1943 in Helsinki, Finland and thus, has Swedish Finland origin but is now currently a Finnish-Canadian women’s fashion wear designer.
Peter Nygard is one of the most eminent women’s wear designers in recent times and his designs have fans across the globe, especially in Canada where his products have the monopoly and are considered as the best. Peter Nygard has two daughters who he loves a lot and he has also kept the name of his product lines after his daughters. He is currently the holder of the 70th richest person in Canada position and the ladder is getting smaller by the day for him to the top. He loves to party hard and work harder and is a common face in the high profile parties, many of which he himself holds in exotic locations, one of the locations being his private island, Nygard Cay, as well.
Peter Nygard’s private island is one of the most beautiful private islands ever owned and Nygard Cay is a popular tourist spot for many rich and famous people, which includes the likes of Sean Connery, Robert De Niro, Oprah Winfrey and George Bush. His charity works in Bahamas, especially in sports segment has been highly applauded and through his efforts, Bahamas sports culture and strength has increased over time.
170 A Man With A Vision
Fashion is an industry with immense competition as new designers emerge everyday but there are few designers like Peter Nygard who have made a mark for themselves since long and now cannot be replaced. The market goodwill of Peter Nygard, especially in Canada is of a monopoly and he has fans across the globe as the products of his company, Nygard International, are high quality products with amazing design and durability.
Peter Nygard after getting a degree from University of North Dakota started his business venture by investing $8,000 in a small women wear company and buying out 20% stake. Very little did he knew, that this was going to change his life forever and in 1967 he bought the whole company and renamed it Nygard International. His company has a monopoly position in Canada where they have headquarters in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Nygard International also has sales offices in Toronto and US with network workshops all over the world including Sri Lanka, Africa, Cuba, US, etc. His product lines include women’s wear, women’s intimate wear, night gowns, skirts, watches, home collection, comforters, bed sheets, curtains, etc.
Peter Nygard is of Swedish Finnish origin but is now a Finnish Canadian designer and you can see a touch of Finnish patterns in his designs. He is also in to interior designing and has done a lot of work in designing his private island, Nygard Cay, which is completely themed on Mayan Civilization and is equipped with all the modern facilities one can think of.
Fashion is an industry which can never see downside not only because it is a basic need of a person to wear clothes but also because trends are constantly changing and even rapidly these days and everyone are getting fashion conscious. Peter Nygard knew that fashion industry is the right place to be and that is why immediately after getting a degree in business from North Dakota University, he invested $8,000 which included his personal savings and loans, in to a women’s wear company and bought 20% stake in it. Few years after in 1967, he took over the whole company and renamed it Nygard International.
Today, Peter Nygard is number one women’s wear designer in Canada and his company, Nygard International is said to be the largest supplier as well as manufacturer of women wear in the world. He is currently 70th richest guy in Canada and has been awarded numerous awards for his excellence in business and other fields. He also owns a private jet and a private island in his fleets of prized possessions and he loves to live life king size and therefore, follows the policy of working hard and partying even harder. His company’s products include women’s wear, women’s intimate wear, women’s fashion apparels and home collection products.
Nygard Cay, Peter Nygard’s private island is located in Bahamas and is one of the most beautiful locations you will ever see with naked eyes. The designing theme of the island is on Mayan civilization and Peter Nygard has personally designed it to meet his taste and preferences.