American Female Fashion Designers

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 1 Kate Spade

Kate Spade.
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Famous As: Fashion designer
Birthdate: December 24, 1962
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri
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 Mary-Kate Olsen

Mary-Kate Olsen.
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Famous As: Actress, Fashion Designer
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.

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 3 Vera Wang

Vera Wang.
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Famous As: Designer, Figure skater, Fashion designer
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.

 4 Olivia Culpo

Olivia Culpo.
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: May 8, 1992
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Cranston, Rhode Island

Olivia Culpo is an American social media personality and fashion influencer. She gained international recognition after winning the Miss Universe beauty pageant in 2012. As a fashion influencer, she has collaborated with many fashion and beauty brands, such as Kipling and L'Oréal. She also owns a restaurant in Rhode Island.

 5 Mischa Barton

Mischa Barton.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 24, 1986
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hammersmith, London, England
British-American actress Mischa Barton rose to fame with Lawn Dogs (1997) starring opposite renowned actor Sam Rockwell. She received two Teen Choice Awards for playing Marissa Cooper in the Fox television series The O.C. her other works include Notting Hill, The Sixth Sense and Pups. She is also an ambassador for Save the Children and the One Water campaign.

 6 Summer Phoenix

Summer Phoenix
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 10, 1978
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Winter Park, Florida, USA
American actress Summer Phoenix is also an active supporter of numerous charities and activist groups. Summer is a member of The Paper Cranes, an alternative band that plays the New York City club. She appeared in the movies Kate's Secret and in Russkies and later appeared in movies Wasted, Dinner Rush, and The Faculty. Summer played lead roles in the movies Esther Kahn and Suzie Gold

 7 Wendy Williams

Wendy Williams.
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Famous As: TV Host, Actress, Fashion Designer, Author
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.

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 8 Lisa Rinna

Lisa Rinna
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 11, 1963
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Medford, Oregon, United States
American actress Lisa Rinna is best known for playing Billie Reed in TV series Days of Our Lives and Taylor McBride in TV series Melrose Place. She has been a main cast member on the reality TV series, The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, since 2014. Rinna has also written three books: Starlit; The Big, Fun, Sexy Sex Book; and The NYT best-seller Rinnavation.

 9 Jessica Jung

Jessica Jung.
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Actress, Model
Birthdate: April 18, 1989
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: San Francisco, California
Korean-American entertainer Jessica Jung is a former member of the South Korean girl band Girls' Generation. She has also appeared as Elle Woods in the Korean version of Legally Blonde and has starred in the series Wild Romance. She owns a fashion brand and has released a bestselling novel, too.

 10 Brandi Glanville

Brandi Glanville
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Famous As: Television personality
Birthdate: November 16, 1972
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Salinas, California, United States

Best known for her appearance on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, Brandi Glanville is a designer and model who has also hosted podcasts and released two bestselling books. Apart from working with brands such as Valentino and Gucci, she has also appeared in movies such as The Hungover Games.

 11 Nicky Hilton Rothschild

Nicky Hilton Rothschild.
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Famous As: Businesswoman
Birthdate: October 5, 1983
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Nicky Hilton Rothschild is an American businesswoman, model, socialite, and fashion designer. Born in Hilton family, Nicky is also a member of Rothschild family through her marriage. In 2004, Hilton launched her own clothing line and started her second line, Nicholai,  in 2007. She has also supported a range of charitable organizations, including Starlight Children's Foundation, Make-a-wish Foundation among others.

 12 Diane von Fürstenberg

Diane von Fürstenberg.
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Famous As: Fashion designer
Birthdate: December 31, 1946
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Brussels

 13 Jodi Lyn O'Keefe

Jodi Lyn O'Keefe
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 10, 1978
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cliffwood Beach, New Jersey, United States

 14 Tina Knowles

Tina Knowles.
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Famous As: Fashion Designer
Birthdate: January 4, 1954
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Galveston, Texas

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.

 15 Delta Burke

Delta Burke.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 30, 1956
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Orlando, Florida

Delta Burke is an American actress, author, and producer. She is best known for playing Suzanne Sugarbaker in the popular TV series Designing Women. Despite struggling with issues, such as eating disorders, depression, and overweight, Delta Burke has managed to establish a successful acting career and serves as an inspiration to people suffering from similar problems.

 16 Edith Head

Edith Head.
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Famous As: Costume Designer
Birthdate: October 28, 1897
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: San Bernardino, California
Died: October 24, 1981

 17 Kathy Hilton

Kathy Hilton
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 13, 1959
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA

 18 Aubrey O'Day

Aubrey O'Day
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: February 11, 1984
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States

 19 Kristin Cavallari

Kristin Cavallari
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Famous As: Television personality
Birthdate: January 5, 1987
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Denver, Colorado, USA

Known for her “valley girl’ accent, Kristin Cavallari gained fame with the MTV reality series Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County. Apart from gracing the cover of Seventeen, she has also been featured in Rolling Stone. She is now a fashion designer with her own brands Uncommon James and Little James.

 20 Rachel Roy

Rachel Roy.
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Famous As: Fashion Designer
Birthdate: January 15, 1974
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San Bernardino County, California, United States

 21 Mena Suvari

Mena Suvari.
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Famous As: Actress
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.

 22 Crystal Hefner

Crystal Hefner.
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Famous As: Model, Hugh Hefner’s Wife
Birthdate: April 29, 1986
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lake Havasu City, Arizona,USA
Model, singer, and fashion blogger Crystal Hefner made headlines when she married Playboy owner Hugh Hefner and became his third wife. She was married to Hefner for almost 5 years, till his death in 2017. She was named the Playboy Playmate of the Month in December 2009.

 23 Mia Tyler

Mia Tyler.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 22, 1978
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lebanon, New Hampshire
Plus-size model and fashion designer Mia Tyler gained fame with the MTV series House of Style and the VH1 reality show Celebrity Fit Club. She owns a clothing line and has also appeared in the film Rush Hour 3. She has also exhibited her X-rated paintings at various galleries.

 24 Kimberly Stewart

Kimberly Stewart.
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Famous As: Model, Reality TV Star
Birthdate: August 20, 1979
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Holmby Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA

 25 Kimora Lee Simmons

Kimora Lee Simmons.
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Famous As: Model, Entrepreneur
Birthdate: May 4, 1975
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri
Ex-supermodel Kimora Lee Simmons/Leissner now serves as the creative director of the fashion website JustFab. She has also launched a self-titled fashion brand and supports various charitable causes, such as AIDS research, women’s education, and children’s welfare. She has also authored a book and produced her own TV show.

 26 L'Wren Scott

L'Wren Scott
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Famous As: Stylist
Birthdate: April 28, 1964
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.
Died: March 17, 2014

 27 Kiko Mizuhara

Kiko Mizuhara.
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Famous As: Actress, Model
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.

 28 Donna Karan

Donna Karan
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Famous As: Fashion designer
Birthdate: October 2, 1948
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York City

 29 Olivia Palermo

Olivia Palermo
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Famous As: Businesswoman
Birthdate: February 28, 1986
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Greenwich, Connecticut, USA

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.

 30 Hana Mae Lee

Hana Mae Lee.
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Famous As: Actress, Model, Fashion Designer
Birthdate: September 28, 1988
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: California, U.S.

 31 Nicole Richie

Nicole Richie.
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Famous As: Fashion Designer
Birthdate: September 21, 1981
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Berkeley, California, United States

A television personality, actress, writer, and fashion designer, Nicole Richie's professional success has been overshadowed by her off-screen controversies; she was arrested on a couple of occasions for reasons including a brawl, driving under the influence, and drug possession. However, her image is often revitalized by her philanthropic activities; she is associated with organizations like Red Cross and UNICEF.

 32 Betsey Johnson

Betsey Johnson
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Famous As: Costume designer
Birthdate: August 10, 1942
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Wethersfield

 33 Michael Michele

Michael Michele
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 30, 1966
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Evansville, Indiana, USA

 34 Samaire Armstrong

Samaire Armstrong
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 31, 1980
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan

 35 Carolina Herrera

Carolina Herrera.
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Famous As: Fashion Designer
Birthdate: January 8, 1939
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Caracas
Born into an affluent political family of Caracas, Carolina Herrera was introduced to fashion by her socialite grandmother. The Venezuelan-American designer, who owns a luxury clothing line and a fragrance line, is known for dressing up celebrities and eminent personalities such as Michelle Obama and Renee Zellweger. 

 36 Natali Germanotta

Natali Germanotta.
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Famous As: Fashion Designer
Birthdate: March 10, 1992
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York, New York, 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.

 37 Whitney Port

Whitney Port
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Famous As: Television personality
Birthdate: March 4, 1985
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA

 38 Rachel Zoe

Rachel Zoe
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Famous As: Fashion Designer
Birthdate: September 1, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York, USA

 39 Anna Sui

Anna Sui
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Famous As: Designer, Fashion designer
Birthdate: August 4, 1964
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Detroit

 40 Elyse Knox

Elyse Knox.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 14, 1917
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut
Died: February 16, 2012

 41 Tory Burch

Tory Burch.
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Famous As: Fashion Designer
Birthdate: June 17, 1966
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, United States

 42 Shoshanna Lonstein

Shoshanna Lonstein
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Famous As: Fashion designer
Birthdate: May 29, 1975
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA

 43 Deborah Foreman

Deborah Foreman
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 12, 1962
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Montebello, California, USA

 44 Anne Klein

Anne Klein
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Famous As: Fashion designer
Birthdate: August 3, 1923
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brooklyn
Died: March 19, 1974

 45 Tina Chow

Tina Chow
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: April 18, 1950
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lakeview
Died: January 24, 1992

 46 Lilly Pulitzer

Lilly Pulitzer
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Famous As: Designer, Socialite
Birthdate: November 10, 1931
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Roslyn
Died: April 7, 2013

 47 Cynthia Rowley

Cynthia Rowley
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Famous As: Fashion designer
Birthdate: July 29, 1958
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Barrington

 48 Nancy Lincoln

Nancy Lincoln
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Birthdate: February 5, 1784
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Virginia
Died: October 5, 1818

 49 Talita von Fürstenberg

Talita von Fürstenberg
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Famous As: Socialite
Birthdate: May 7, 1999
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Unknown

 50 Liz Claiborne

Liz Claiborne
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Famous As: Fashion designer, Businessperson
Birthdate: March 31, 1929
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Brussels
Died: June 26, 2007