List of famous fashion designers with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

Fashion designers design clothes, lifestyle accessories, and shoes that are not just functional but also aesthetically pleasing. Fashion designers may design the items for an individual, or for the mass market. With the modern human’s obsession with appearance and convenience, fashion designers have a lot of factors to consider while designing the garments and accessories. They work with a wide range of materials, and have to plan for the patterns, styles, and colors of each item they design keeping in mind the end customer. Fashion designing is an art influenced by social and cultural values that have evolved over time, thus it is a very dynamic and interesting profession. Today fashion designing is considered to be among the most lucrative and glamorous career options. Of course, it is a very challenging profession as well. It calls for a high level of creativity combined with a sense of aesthetics and managerial skills. Fashion designers work for designer labels and clothing manufacturers. They may design cheaper ranges of casual garments for the mass market or work on one-off exclusive creations working directly with a high profile customer. Browse this section to learn more about the famous fashion designers who have marked the world with their artistic expressions.

Gianni VersaceGianni Versace
(Italian)
Kelly OsbourneKelly Osbourne
(British)
Steve MaddenSteve Madden
(American)

Hugo BossHugo Boss
(German)
Marc JacobsMarc Jacobs
(American)
Christian LouboutinChristian Louboutin
(French)

Kristin NelsonKristin Nelson
(American)
Edith HeadEdith Head
(American)
Jade JaggerJade Jagger
(French,British)

Philipp PleinPhilipp Plein
(German)
Jennifer MeyerJennifer Meyer
(American)
Rachel RoyRachel Roy
(American)

Manish MalhotraManish Malhotra
(Indian)
Vera WangVera Wang
(American)
Vivienne WestwoodVivienne Westwood
(British)

Betsey JohnsonBetsey Johnson
(American)
Zac PosenZac Posen
(American)
Lilly PulitzerLilly Pulitzer
(American)

Giles DeaconGiles Deacon
(British)
Roberto CavalliRoberto Cavalli
(Italian)
Christian SirianoChristian Siriano
(American)

Pierre CardinPierre Cardin
(French,Italian)
Cristóbal BalenciagaCristóbal Balenciaga
(Spanish)
Hubert de GivenchyHubert de Givenchy
(French)

Salvatore FerragamoSalvatore Ferragamo
(Italian)
Tinker HatfieldTinker Hatfield
(American)
Chip FooseChip Foose
(American)

Riccardo TisciRiccardo Tisci
(Italian)
Isaac MizrahiIsaac Mizrahi
(American)
Issey MiyakeIssey Miyake
(Japanese)

HalstonHalston
(American)
Miuccia PradaMiuccia Prada
(Italian)
Tony WaltonTony Walton
(British)

Kelly HoppenKelly Hoppen
(British)
Thierry MuglerThierry Mugler
(French)
Patrick TatopoulosPatrick Tatopoulos
(American)

Hedi SlimaneHedi Slimane
(French)
Anne KleinAnne Klein
(American)
Elsa SchiaparelliElsa Schiaparelli
(Italian)

Perry EllisPerry Ellis
(American)
Rick OwensRick Owens
(American)
Bob MackieBob Mackie
(American)

Oleg CassiniOleg Cassini
(French,American,Russian)
María Eugenia SuárezMaría Eugenia Suárez
(Argentinian)
Anna SuiAnna Sui
(American)

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