Anyone who has ever flipped through the pages of the fashion magazines will know the Pradas, the Laurens, the Armanis, the Vuittons and the DGs of the fashion diaspora. These designers, who dominate world runways, ramps and the wardrobes of the rich and the elite, are the biggest names in fashion. Sure, the clothes they design are iconic. But what truly makes them a brand name to reckon with is the style, panache and the sheer passion with which they fashion a cloth. Oozing refinement and sophistication, these designers are responsible for making everyone — from page three celebs and movie stars to entrepreneurs and first ladies of the land, look good and turn heads. They are the ones who kick off a trend, who tell you what is in vogue and what is a passé. Their designed dresses are not merely apparels but a way of life. Possibly that justifies the exorbitant price that comes tagged with every garment. If you too vie for a slice of la dolce vita, then reading their inspiring biographies of America's famous fashion designers and exploring their timeline, trivia, and facts would answer your questions on why these designers are considered as high and mighty of fashion.
Jennifer LopezJennifer Lopez
24 July 1969
Singer, Actress, Dancer
Kylie JennerKylie Jenner
10 August 1997
Model, Reality Star

Mary-Kate OlsenMary-Kate Olsen
13 June 1986
Actress, Fashion Designer

Nicole RichieNicole Richie
21 September 1981
Fashion Designer

Mossimo GiannulliMossimo Giannulli
04 June 1963
Fashion Designer

Olivia CulpoOlivia Culpo
08 May 1992
Model
Kate SpadeKate Spade
24 December 1962
Fashion designer

Wendy WilliamsWendy Williams
18 July 1964
TV Host, Actress, Fashion Designer, Author

Ralph LaurenRalph Lauren
14 October 1939
Fashion Designer

Kimora Lee SimmonsKimora Lee Simmons
04 May 1975
Model, Entrepreneur
Tommy HilfigerTommy Hilfiger
24 March 1951
Fashion Designer

Tom FordTom Ford
27 August 1961
American fashion designer
Mena SuvariMena Suvari
13 February 1979
Actress

Tina KnowlesTina Knowles
04 January 1954
Fashion Designer

Calvin KleinCalvin Klein
19 November 1942
Fashion Designer
Jessica JungJessica Jung
18 April 1989
Singer-songwriter, Actress, Model

Michael KorsMichael Kors
09 August 1959
Fashion Designer
Delta BurkeDelta Burke
30 July 1956
Actress

Diane von FürstenbergDiane von Fürstenberg
31 December 1946
Fashion designer

Mia TylerMia Tyler
22 December 1978
Actress
Tory BurchTory Burch
17 June 1966
Fashion Designer

Kimberly StewartKimberly Stewart
20 August 1979
Model, Reality TV Star
Carson KressleyCarson Kressley
11 November 1969
Designer, Television Show Host, Actor

Santino RiceSantino Rice
20 August 1974
Fashion Designer

Dylan WalshDylan Walsh
17 November 1963
Actor

Crystal HefnerCrystal Hefner
29 April 1986
Model, Hugh Hefner’s Wife
Carolina Herrera Carolina Herrera
08 January 1939
Fashion Designer
Oscar de la RentaOscar de la Renta
22 July 1932
Fashion Designer

Hana Mae LeeHana Mae Lee
28 September 1988
Actress, Model, Fashion Designer

Kiko MizuharaKiko Mizuhara
15 October 1990
Actress, Model

Elyse KnoxElyse Knox
14 December 1917
Actress
Angela SimmonsAngela Simmons
18 September 1987
Reality TV star, Fashion Designer, Entrepreneur

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Bill BlassBill Blass
22 June 1922
American fashion designer

Lance LePereLance LePere
1970 AD
Fashion Designer

Henry LevyHenry Levy
14 July 1991
Fashion Designer, Demi Lovato

Jarrod SchulzJarrod Schulz
15 October 1977
Reality TV Star
Scott Mackinlay HahnScott Mackinlay Hahn
30 September 1980
Fashion Designer, Winona Ryder's Boyfriend

Helen LasichanhHelen Lasichanh
22 July 1980
Wife of Pharrell Williams
Sheree ZampinoSheree Zampino
16 November 1967
Fashion Designer, Actress, Businesswoman

Chloe BartoliChloe Bartoli
25 June 1990
Fashion Stylist, Designer

Jackie ChristieJackie Christie
07 July 1969
Reality TV Star, Fashion Designer
Princess LovePrincess Love
14 August 1984
Reality Star, Model

Becca TilleyBecca Tilley
30 October 1988
Reality Star
Daniela RajicDaniela Rajic
12 November 1990
 

Erin Bria WrightErin Bria Wright
16 July 1991
Eazy-E's Daughter

Hana GiraldoHana Giraldo
29 February 1994
Fashion Designer

Natali GermanottaNatali Germanotta
10 March 1992
Fashion Designer

Samantha SpenoSamantha Speno
11 January 1982
Randy Orton's Ex-wife
HalstonHalston
23 April 1932
Fashion designer, Costume designer

Summer PhoenixSummer Phoenix
10 December 1978
Actress

Kristin CavallariKristin Cavallari
05 January 1987
Television personality

Johnny WeirJohnny Weir
02 July 1984
Figure Skater
Steve MaddenSteve Madden
1958 AD
fashion designer

Nicky Hilton RothschildNicky Hilton Rothschild
05 October 1983
Businesswoman
Kathy HiltonKathy Hilton
13 March 1959
Actress

Marc JacobsMarc Jacobs
09 April 1963
Fashion designer

Olivia PalermoOlivia Palermo
28 February 1986
Businesswoman
Blake AndersonBlake Anderson
02 March 1984
Actor

Kristin NelsonKristin Nelson
25 June 1945
Actor, Artist, Television actor
Vera WangVera Wang
27 June 1949
Designer, Figure skater, Fashion designer

Jennifer MeyerJennifer Meyer
23 April 1977
designer

Michael MicheleMichael Michele
30 August 1966
Actress
Rachel RoyRachel Roy
15 January 1974
Fashion designer

Shoshanna LonsteinShoshanna Lonstein
29 May 1975
Fashion designer
Rick OwensRick Owens
18 November 1962
Fashion designer

Samaire ArmstrongSamaire Armstrong
31 October 1980
Actress

Davey HavokDavey Havok
20 November 1975
Singer

Christian SirianoChristian Siriano
18 November 1985
Fashion designer
Perry EllisPerry Ellis
03 March 1940
Fashion designer
Tinker HatfieldTinker Hatfield
30 April 1952
Designer

Rachel ZoeRachel Zoe
01 September 1971
Fashion Designer

Chip FooseChip Foose
13 October 1963
Designer, Entrepreneur, Automotive designer

Zac PosenZac Posen
24 October 1980
Fashion designer
Betsey JohnsonBetsey Johnson
10 August 1942
Costume designer

Bob MackieBob Mackie
24 March 1940
Costume designer

Lilly PulitzerLilly Pulitzer
10 November 1931
Designer, Socialite

Albert Hammond Jr.Albert Hammond Jr.
09 April 1980
Guitarists

Isaac MizrahiIsaac Mizrahi
14 October 1961
Creative director
Anna SuiAnna Sui
04 August 1964
Designer, Fashion designer

Oleg CassiniOleg Cassini
11 April 1913
Costume designer
Deborah Nadoolman LandisDeborah Nadoolman Landis
26 May 1952
Costume designer

Tina ChowTina Chow
18 April 1950
Model

Deborah ForemanDeborah Foreman
12 October 1962
Actress
Anne KleinAnne Klein
03 August 1923
Fashion designer

Nancy LincolnNancy Lincoln
05 February 1784
 
Thom BrowneThom Browne
1965 AD
Fashion designer, Designer

Stuart WeitzmanStuart Weitzman
1942 AD
fashion designer

Jean LouisJean Louis
05 October 1907
Artist, Screenwriter, Costume designer

Liz ClaiborneLiz Claiborne
31 March 1929
Fashion designer, Businessperson
Paul MarcianoPaul Marciano
1952 AD
entrepreneur

Chris BangleChris Bangle
14 October 1956
Designer, Automotive designer
Joseph AbboudJoseph Abboud
05 May 1950
Fashion designer

Rudi GernreichRudi Gernreich
08 August 1922
Designer
Judith LeiberJudith Leiber
1921 AD
fashion designer

Patricia FieldPatricia Field
12 February 1941
Costume designer, Wardrobe stylist
Jonathan AdlerJonathan Adler
1966 AD
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