British Female Fashion Designers

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Throughout history, there have been many British women fashion designers who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great British female fashion designers such as Victoria Beckham, Stella McCartney, Mary Quant, Dame Vivienne Westwood, Kelly Osbourne.
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Victoria Beckham
(English Fashion Designer, Singer and Member of the Girl Group the ‘Spice Girls’)
Victoria Beckham
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Birthdate: April 17, 1974
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Essex, England, United Kingdom

An internationally recognized fashion designer and style icon, Victoria Beckham is widely regarded as one of the most powerful women in the UK. She was appointed an OBE for services to the fashion industry in the 2017 New Year Honours. Also a popular singer, she was part of the best-selling female group of all time, Spice Girls.

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Stella McCartney
(Fashion Designer)
Stella McCartney
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Birthdate: September 13, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lambeth
Fashion designer Stella McCartney is the daughter of Paul and Linda McCartney. An avid animal rights activist, she uses cruelty-free fabrics in her designs. She was the creative director for Britain at the 2012 and 2016 Olympics. She has also won honors such as the VH1/Vogue Designer of the Year.
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Dame Vivienne Westwood
(British fashion designer)
Dame Vivienne Westwood
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Birthdate: April 8, 1941
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Tintwistle

British fashion designer, Dame Vivienne Westwood, is credited for bringing modern punk and new wave fashions into the mainstream. She attended a course on jewelry at the University of Westminster but left before graduating. She worked as a teacher for a while before turning to fashion designing. She eventually opened four boutiques in London.

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Georgina Chapman
(Fashion Designer, Actress and Co-Founder of the Fashion Label ‘Marchesa’)
Georgina Chapman
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Birthdate: April 14, 1976
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: London, England
Actor and designer Georgina Chapman co-founded the women’s fashion brand Marchesa, along with Keren Craig. Chapman was previously married to producer Harvey Weinstein but left him amidst multiple sexual abuse allegations against him in 2017. She has hosted shows such as Project Runway: All Stars and designed for red-carpet events.
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Sadie Frost
(Actress and Fashion Designer Who Ran the Fashion Label 'Frost French')
Sadie Frost
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Birthdate: June 19, 1965
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England

The daughter of psychedelic artist David Vaughan, Sadie Frost began her career with commercials at age 3. Her childhood was spent battling eating disorders. She later appeared in films such as Empire State and Bram Stoker's Dracula. She is also an award-winning designer, with her very own fashion label, Frost French.

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Georgia May Jagger
(Fashion Model and Designer)
Georgia May Jagger
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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.

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Mary Quant
(Fashion Designer)
Mary Quant
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Birthdate: February 11, 1934
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Blackheath, London, England
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Trinny Woodall
(TV Presenter)
Trinny Woodall
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Birthdate: February 8, 1964
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Marylebone, London, England
Fashion and makeover expert Trinny Woodall, founder of the makeup brand Trinny London, began her career as a marketing expert and then wrote fashion columns for The Daily Telegraph. She has co-hosted What Not to Wear with Susannah Constantine, has co-written several bestselling fashion books, and launched a sleepwear line.
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Pearl Lowe
(Fashion and Textiles Designer)
Pearl Lowe
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Birthdate: April 7, 1970
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Wimbledon, London, England

Initially associated with indie bands such as Powder and Lodger, Pearl Lowe later launched her own self-titled textile and fashion brand. Her memoir, All That Glitters, talks about her destructive cocaine addiction, which earned her the nickname Dyson in her circle. She now works with the non-profit Action on Addiction.

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Petra Stunt
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Birthdate: December 17, 1988
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Westminster
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Phoebe Philo
(Fashion designer)
Phoebe Philo
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Birthdate: January 1, 1973
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paris, France
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Kelly Hoppen
(interior designer, author)
Kelly Hoppen
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Birthdate: 1959
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Johannesburg
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Charlotte Ronson
(Fashion designer)
Charlotte Ronson
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Birthdate: August 7, 1977
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: London, England, UK
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Aisleyne Horgan-Wallace
(Model, Fashion designer, Actor, Columnist, Television presenter, Glamor model)
Aisleyne Horgan-Wallace
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Birthdate: December 28, 1978
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: London
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Lucy, Lady Duff-Gordon
(Fashion Designer and Widely Acknowledged Innovator in Couture Styles)
Lucy, Lady Duff-Gordon
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Birthdate: June 13, 1863
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England
Died: April 20, 1935
 16 
Zandra Rhodes
(Designer)
Zandra Rhodes
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Birthdate: September 19, 1940
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chatham
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Diana Vickers
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Birthdate: July 30, 1991
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Accrington, Lancashire, England
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Tamara Mellon
(Fashion designer)
Tamara Mellon
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Birthdate: July 7, 1967
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London
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Savannah Miller
(Fashion designer)
Savannah Miller
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Birthdate: December 30, 1978
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
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Sarah Burton
(Fashion designer)
Sarah Burton
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Birthdate: January 1, 1974
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Macclesfield, England
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Katharine Hamnett
(Fashion designer)
Katharine Hamnett
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Birthdate: August 16, 1947
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Gravesend
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Bella Freud
(Fashion designer)
Bella Freud
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Birthdate: April 17, 1961
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: London
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Carole Hersee
(Costume designer)
Carole Hersee
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Birthdate: November 25, 1958
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Redhill
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Sandy Powell
(costume designer)
Sandy Powell
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Birthdate: April 7, 1960
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: London
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Lady Melissa Percy
(Fashion designer, Tennis player)
Lady Melissa Percy
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Birthdate: May 20, 1987
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: United Kingdom

The daughter of British aristocrats Ralph Percy and Jane Richard, Lady Melissa Percy quit school at 14 to follow a career in tennis. After retiring at 21, she launched her fashion brand. She has grown up in the Alnwick Castle, which was featured as Hogwarts in the Harry Potter films.

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Edina Ronay
(Fashion designer)
Edina Ronay
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Birthdate: 1943
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary

The daughter of renowned Hungarian food critic Egon Ronay, Edina Ronay started her career as an actor, with roles in series such as The Avengers and The Champions. Now a fashion designer, she has her own label. She is also known as the mother of English actor/writer Shebah Ronay.

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Jean Muir
(Fashion designer)
Jean Muir
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Birthdate: July 17, 1928
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London, England
Died: May 28, 1995
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Marit Allen
(Journalist)
Marit Allen
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Birthdate: September 17, 1941
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cheshire, England
Died: November 26, 2007
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Linda Bennett
(Fashion designer, Entrepreneur)
Linda Bennett
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Birthdate: September 8, 1962
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London
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Thea Porter
(Artist)
Thea Porter
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Birthdate: December 24, 1927
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Jerusalem, Israel
Died: July 24, 2000
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Pat McDonagh
(Fashion designer)
Pat McDonagh
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Birthdate: March 17, 1934
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Harpurhey, Manchester, England
Died: May 31, 2014
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Rina Lipa
(British Model, Dancer and Sister of Singer Dua Lipa)
Rina Lipa
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Birthdate: May 14, 2001
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, England

Rina Lipa is a British model and dancer. She is known as the sister of singer-songwriter Dua Lipa. Rina Lipa came into prominence in 2021, when she made her modeling debut at the GCDS Fall 2021 collection, which was part of the famous Milan Fashion Week. Prior to making her modeling debut, Lipa acted in commercials and took ballet lessons.

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Lee Starkey
Lee Starkey
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Birthdate: November 11, 1970
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Queen Charlotte's and Chelsea Hospital