1996 - Publishes a book, "A Mother's Story," about coping with life after son Carter's suicide in 1988.
March 2002 - Jones Apparel Group acquires Gloria Vanderbilt Apparel Corp for $138 million.
October 2004 - Publishes the history of her love life, "It Seemed Important at the Time: A Romance Memoir."
Summer 2007 - A one-woman show of 25 of Vanderbilt's recent oil paintings is held in Manchester, Vermont.
Summer 2009 - At 85, Vanderbilt's new book "Obsession: An Erotic Tale," is published.
September 12, 2012 - Vanderbilt's new exhibit, "The World of Gloria Vanderbilt: Collages, Dream Boxes and Recent Paintings," opens at the New York Design Center.