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)
Steve MaddenSteve Madden
(American)
Kelly OsbourneKelly Osbourne
(British)

Hugo BossHugo Boss
(German)
Kristin NelsonKristin Nelson
(American)
Christian LouboutinChristian Louboutin
(French)

Jennifer MeyerJennifer Meyer
(American)
Marc JacobsMarc Jacobs
(American)
Philipp PleinPhilipp Plein
(German)

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

Jade JaggerJade Jagger
(French,British)
Hedi SlimaneHedi Slimane
(French)
Zac PosenZac Posen
(American)

Edith HeadEdith Head
(American)
Giles DeaconGiles Deacon
(British)
Lilly PulitzerLilly Pulitzer
(American)

Rachel RoyRachel Roy
(American)
Phoebe PhiloPhoebe Philo
(British)
Betsey JohnsonBetsey Johnson
(American)

Cristóbal BalenciagaCristóbal Balenciaga
(Spanish)
Hubert de GivenchyHubert de Givenchy
(French)
Riccardo TisciRiccardo Tisci
(Italian)

Christian SirianoChristian Siriano
(American)
Pierre CardinPierre Cardin
(French,Italian)
Salvatore FerragamoSalvatore Ferragamo
(Italian)

Tinker HatfieldTinker Hatfield
(American)
Chip FooseChip Foose
(American)
Kelly HoppenKelly Hoppen
(British)

Issey MiyakeIssey Miyake
(Japanese)
Isaac MizrahiIsaac Mizrahi
(American)
Roberto CavalliRoberto Cavalli
(Italian)

Jeffrey SebeliaJeffrey Sebelia
(American)
Miuccia PradaMiuccia Prada
(Italian)
Tony WaltonTony Walton
(British)

Thierry MuglerThierry Mugler
(French)
Rick OwensRick Owens
(American)
Elsa SchiaparelliElsa Schiaparelli
(Italian)

HalstonHalston
(American)
Paco RabannePaco Rabanne
(Spanish,French)
Nancy LincolnNancy Lincoln
(American)

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