American Female Fashion Designers

Right IconThis ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

Vote for Your Favourite American Female Fashion Designers
 1 
Kate Spade
(Fashion Designer, Founder and Co-Owner of the Designer Brand ‘Kate Spade New York’)
Kate Spade
20
Birthdate: December 24, 1962
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Died: June 5, 2018

Kate Spade was an American entrepreneur and fashion designer. Spade is credited with founding Kate Spade New York, a popular luxury fashion design house, which competes with the likes of Michael Kors. Kate Spade is also credited with creating stylish and affordable handbags that caused quite a revolution in the fashion world.

 2 
Ashley Olsen
(Fashion Designer, Actress)
Ashley Olsen
6
Birthdate: June 13, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles, California, United States
Ashley Olsen is best known for appearing as Michelle Tanner, with her twin sister, Mary-Kate, in the hit sitcom Full House. The sisters starred in many projects of Dualstar Entertainment. They now own a number of fashion brands and have also co-written a book based on fashion.
 3 
Mary-Kate Olsen
(American Former Child Actress and Fashion Designer Known for Her Role in the Sitcom 'Full House')
Mary-Kate Olsen
10
Birthdate: June 13, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles, California, United States

Mary-Kate Olsen began her career when she was 9 months old, starring in Full House with her twin, Ashley. Since then, the Olsen twins have starred in several Dualstar productions, launched a fashion brand, and written a book. Mary-Kate is also a competitive equestrian and has struggled with anorexia nervosa.

 4 
Vera Wang
(Fashion Designer Known for Balancing Modern Designs with Traditional Elegance)
Vera Wang
3
Birthdate: June 27, 1949
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States

Beginning her career as an editor for Vogue, American fashion designer Vera Wang began to work independently at the age of forty, designing wedding dresses, evening gowns and figure skating costumes for her celebrity patrons, eventually opening retail stores in several big cities across the world. Also a successful figure skater, she competed at the 1968 U.S. Figure Skating Championships.

 5 
Jessica Simpson
(American Singer-Songwriter, Actress, Fashion Designer)
Jessica Simpson
4
Birthdate: July 10, 1980
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Abilene, Texas, United States

Jessica Simpson is an American singer, fashion designer, and actress. Her journey from being a teen idol to a sex symbol has been quite inspirational so far. Also a well-known philanthropist, Jessica Simpson has worked with several nonprofit organizations, such as Make-A-Wish Foundation. She has also performed at many benefit concerts.

 6 
Vanessa Williams
6
Birthdate: March 18, 1963
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
 7 
Chloë Sevigny
(Actress, Model & Filmmaker Known for Her Work in Independent Films)
Chloë Sevigny
6
Birthdate: November 18, 1974
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Springfield, Massachusetts, United States

Chloë Sevigny is an American actress known for playing important roles in experimental or controversial independent films. Also a model and fashion designer, Chloë Sevigny is widely regarded as a style icon, thanks to her alternative fashion sense. She has also released many clothing lines designed by herself!

 8 
Mena Suvari
(Best Known for Starring in Films Like ‘American Beauty’ and ‘American Pie’)
Mena Suvari
4
Birthdate: February 13, 1979
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Newport, Rhode Island, United States
Mena Suvari soared to fame with her SAG Award-winning role of Angela Hayes in American Beauty. Fans also loved her in the American Pie movies and the horror anthology American Horror Story. She also appeared as Edie in Six Feet Under. Mena endorses Lancôme cosmetics and uses cruelty-free products only.
 9 
Gloria Vanderbilt
(Artist and Fashion Designer Best Remembered for her Custody Battle)
Gloria Vanderbilt
8
Birthdate: February 20, 1924
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: June 17, 2019

Gloria Vanderbilt was an American fashion designer, actress, author, and socialite. As a child, she was subjected to a child custody trial, which the press named trial of the century due to its high-profile nature. As a designer, Vanderbilt is credited with developing and popularizing designer blue jeans. She also launched a line of household goods and perfumes.

 10 
Jodi Lyn O'Keefe
4
Birthdate: October 10, 1978
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cliffwood Beach, New Jersey, United States
 11 
Diane von Fürstenberg
(Fashion designer)
Diane von Fürstenberg
5
Birthdate: December 31, 1946
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Brussels, Belgium
 12 
Kimberly Stewart
(Model, Reality TV Star)
Kimberly Stewart
3
Birthdate: August 20, 1979
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Holmby Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA
 13 
Tina Knowles
(Businesswoman & Founder of the Fashion Brand ''House of Deréon')
Tina Knowles
4
Birthdate: January 4, 1954
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Galveston, Texas, United States

Tina Knowles is an American fashion designer and businesswoman. In 2004, she launched House of Deréon, a now-defunct ready-to-wear fashion line. While her fashion brands, such as Miss Tina and House of Deréon, have been generally regarded as one of her most important contributions, her biggest contribution to the society is letting her daughters, Beyoncé and Solange ,follow their passion.

 14 
Rachel Roy
(Fashion Designer)
Rachel Roy
5
Birthdate: January 15, 1974
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San Bernardino County, California, United States
 15 
LisaRaye McCoy
(Best Known for Her Role as Diamond in Film ‘The Players Club’)
LisaRaye McCoy
3
Birthdate: September 23, 1967
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
LisaRaye McCoy is best known as Diana "Diamond" Armstrong from The Players Club. Fans also loved her as Neesee James in All of Us and as Keisha Greene in Single Ladies. She has earlier served as the First Lady of Turks and Caicos, as the wife of Premier Michael Misick. 
 16 
Georgia May Jagger
(Fashion Model and Designer)
Georgia May Jagger
5
Birthdate: January 12, 1992
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: West End, London, England

Born to Rolling Stones singer Mick Jagger and supermodel Jerry Hall, Georgia May Jagger was no stranger to the entertainment world in childhood. Now a popular model in her own right, she has promoted many brands such as Hudson Jeans and Louis Vuitton. She has also ventured into designing.

 17 
L'Wren Scott
(Stylist)
L'Wren Scott
3
Birthdate: April 28, 1964
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.
Died: March 17, 2014
 18 
Olivia Palermo
(American Socialite, Model and Fashion Influencer)
Olivia Palermo
3
Birthdate: February 28, 1986
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States

Olivia Palermo is an American fashion influencer, socialite, model, entrepreneur, and television personality. Palermo made headlines in 2007 when she sued socialiterank.com for false news. As a model, Olivia Palermo has appeared on the cover of popular magazines like Cosmopolitan, Elle, Harper's Bazaar, and L'Officiel. Olivia Palermo has also been the face of brands like Banana Republic, Aerin, and Max&Co.

 19 
Betsey Johnson
(Costume designer)
Betsey Johnson
2
Birthdate: August 10, 1942
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Wethersfield
 20 
Donna Karan
(Fashion designer)
Donna Karan
5
Birthdate: October 2, 1948
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York City
 21 
Kathy Hilton
(Actress)
Kathy Hilton
4
Birthdate: March 13, 1959
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
 22 
Kiko Mizuhara
(Actress, Model)
Kiko Mizuhara
3
Birthdate: October 15, 1990
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas

Born to a Korean-Japanese mother and an American father, Kiko Mizuhara plunged into modeling after winning a Seventeen Japan contest. After winning hearts in the Japanese modeling circuit, she became a Chanel ambassador. Her designs, made in collaboration with Opening Ceremony, have been worn by artists such as Beyoncé.

 23 
Wendy Williams
(TV Host, Actress, Fashion Designer, Author)
Wendy Williams
10
Birthdate: July 18, 1964
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ocean Township, Monmouth County, New Jersey

Wendy Williams is an American media personality, businesswoman, television host, and author. She was the subject of a TV series titled The Wendy Williams Experience, which chronicles her work as a radio show host and her on-air spats with celebrities. As a businesswoman, Williams has created several product lines, including a jewelry collection, a fashion line, and a wig line.

 24 
Samaire Armstrong
3
Birthdate: October 31, 1980
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
 25 
Whitney Port
(Television personality)
Whitney Port
3
Birthdate: March 4, 1985
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
 26 
Aubrey O'Day
(Singer-songwriter)
Aubrey O'Day
3
Birthdate: February 11, 1984
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
 27 
Michael Michele
3
Birthdate: August 30, 1966
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Evansville, Indiana, USA
 28 
Tory Burch
(Fashion Designer)
Tory Burch
3
Birthdate: June 17, 1966
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, United States
 29 
Natali Germanotta
(American Fashion Designer and Sister of Singer Lady Gaga)
Natali Germanotta
3
Birthdate: March 10, 1992
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City, United States

Fashion designer and stylist, Natali Germanotta, worked as a stylist on set for the film A Star Is Born. She is the sister of actress and singer, Lady Gaga. She studied fashion at Parsons School of Design. She often works with Lady Gaga and has designed clothes for her. She appeared as herself in a documentary film about her sister.

 30 
Julia Haart
(CEO of Elite World Group)
Julia Haart
0
Birthdate: April 11, 1971
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
 31 
Anna Sui
(Designer, Fashion designer)
Anna Sui
2
Birthdate: August 4, 1964
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Detroit
 32 
Rachel Zoe
(Fashion Designer)
Rachel Zoe
3
Birthdate: September 1, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York, USA
 33 
Shoshanna Lonstein
(Fashion designer)
Shoshanna Lonstein
3
Birthdate: May 29, 1975
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
 34 
Elyse Knox
(Actress)
Elyse Knox
3
Birthdate: December 14, 1917
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Died: February 16, 2012
 35 
Deborah Foreman
2
Birthdate: October 12, 1962
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Montebello, California, USA
 36 
Ella Emhoff
(Model, Artist and Fashion designer)
Ella Emhoff
2
Birthdate: May 29, 1999
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: United States
 37 
Star Jones
(Lawyer, Journalist, Television Personality & Fashion Designer)
Star Jones
3
Birthdate: March 24, 1962
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Badin, North Carolina, United States
 38 
Dee Ocleppo
(Fashion designer, Model and entrepreneur.)
Dee Ocleppo
0
Birthdate: November 24, 1966
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
 39 
Tammy Rivera
(She is a former cast member of the VH1 reality show Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta)
Tammy Rivera
0
Birthdate: July 30, 1986
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
 40 
Anne Klein
(Fashion designer and Businesswoman, the founder and namesake of Anne Klein & Company)
Anne Klein
2
Birthdate: August 3, 1923
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: March 19, 1974
 41 
Tina Chow
(Model)
Tina Chow
2
Birthdate: April 18, 1950
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lakeview
Died: January 24, 1992
 42 
Lilly Pulitzer
(Designer, Socialite)
Lilly Pulitzer
2
Birthdate: November 10, 1931
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Roslyn
Died: April 7, 2013
Nancy Lincoln
2
Birthdate: February 5, 1784
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Virginia
Died: October 5, 1818
 44 
Barbara Becker
(Designer, former actress and model)
Barbara Becker
2
Birthdate: November 1, 1966
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Heidelberg, Germany
 45 
Cynthia Rowley
(Fashion designer)
Cynthia Rowley
2
Birthdate: July 29, 1958
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Barrington
 46 
Savannah Miller
(Fashion designer)
Savannah Miller
2
Birthdate: December 30, 1978
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
 47 
Talita von Fürstenberg
4
Birthdate: May 7, 1999
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Unknown
 48 
Liz Claiborne
(Fashion designer, Businessperson)
Liz Claiborne
4
Birthdate: March 31, 1929
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Brussels
Died: June 26, 2007
 49 
Mary Blair
(Artist, animator, designer)
Mary Blair
2
Birthdate: October 21, 1911
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: McAlester
Died: July 26, 1978
 50 
Uffie
(Singer-Songwriter)
Uffie
2
Birthdate: December 9, 1987
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States

Uffie is an American-French rapper, singer, songwriter, DJ, and fashion designer. She is best known for her debut studio album Sex Dreams and Denim Jeans which peaked at number 18 in the UK Dance Albums Chart. Uffie's life and career inspired a documentary that was showcased at the 2019 FIPA film festival.