Fashion may refer to the popular and prevalent trends that dominate the world of clothing and accessories. The concept of fashion originated around the 12th century, while the concept of fashion designing evolved in the 19th century, when fashion houses came into existence. Charles Frederick Worth, widely regarded as the ‘father of haute couture’, was one among the first designers who created his own label of clothes. All through the 20th century, Paris became one of the hot spots of fashion and there were numerous fashion shows that were held there. Fashion virtuosos from all over the world would come to attend the fashion shows that were held in Paris. In the 21st century, Milan has become one of the major centers of world fashion and design. The fashion industry is a multibillion dollar global enterprise that is an ever-changing, evolving field. The fashion industry has provided employment to millions of people from across the world and find work as fashion designers, tailors, textile makers, stylists, dressmakers, models, illustrators and fashion writers. Here is a compilation of a list of famous fashion designers. Learn more fascinating facts and details about them with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.
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