Vera Wang and husband split after 23 years of marriage

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Updated July 13, 2012

Top bridal designer Vera Wang has announced that she and her husband Arthur Becker will be separating after 23 years of marriage.

The cause of the split is yet to be known, in a press statement released by Vera she says the split will not after her company and she will put her children first.

“Vera Wang and Arthur Becker have mutually and amicably agreed to separate, they  said they will remain devoted parents to their two daughters,”

The couple got married at the Pierre Hotel in New York in 1989 and have two daughters  Cecilia, 21, and Josephine, 18.

The renowned designer has created wedding dresses for a long list of celebrities including Kim Kardashian (three dresses), Chelsea Clinton, Jenifer Lopez and Alicia keys.

Wang started out running an Upper East Side bridal show. The 63-year-old now oversees a multi-million dollar empire spanning fragrance, publishing, home products, luggage, shoes and, of course, beautiful gowns.

Becker,  chief executive of a  former tech company has been a close business adviser to Wang and has become more involved in the daily operations at Vera Wang in recent years.