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Project Runway judge Michael Kors is engaged

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Michael Kors to marry partner

Project Runway judge Michael Kors is engaged to his longtime partner after New York legalized same-sex marriage.

Michael Kors to marry partner

Call it the most fashionable wedding of the year: Designer Michael Kors will marry his longtime partner Lance LaPere now that same-sex marriage has been legalized in New York.

"Lance and I are very excited to finally be able to have the opportunity to marry in our home state after many years together," said Kors, 51.

"We have no plans for a major party, but we will be getting married privately," the Project Runway judge revealed.

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The pair was spotted picking up a marriage license at the clerk's office in Manhattan earlier this week.

Kors and LaPere met in 1990 when LaPere was an intern for Kors' company.

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