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)

Hubert de GivenchyHubert de Givenchy
(French)
Hugo BossHugo Boss
(German)
Steve MaddenSteve Madden
(American)

Manish MalhotraManish Malhotra
(Indian)
Marc JacobsMarc Jacobs
(American)
Kelly OsbourneKelly Osbourne
(British)

Christian LouboutinChristian Louboutin
(French)
Perry EllisPerry Ellis
(American)
Vera WangVera Wang
(American)

Jennifer MeyerJennifer Meyer
(American)
Vivienne WestwoodVivienne Westwood
(British)
Edith HeadEdith Head
(American)

Kristin NelsonKristin Nelson
(American)
Zac PosenZac Posen
(American)
Philipp PleinPhilipp Plein
(German)

Jade JaggerJade Jagger
(French,British)
Cristóbal BalenciagaCristóbal Balenciaga
(Spanish)
Christian SirianoChristian Siriano
(American)

Rachel RoyRachel Roy
(American)
Petra StuntPetra Stunt
(British)
Tamara MellonTamara Mellon
(British)

Tinker HatfieldTinker Hatfield
(American)
Paul MarcianoPaul Marciano
(Moroccan,American)
Giles DeaconGiles Deacon
(British)

Riccardo TisciRiccardo Tisci
(Italian)
Chip FooseChip Foose
(American)
Isaac MizrahiIsaac Mizrahi
(American)

Pierre CardinPierre Cardin
(French,Italian)
Salvatore FerragamoSalvatore Ferragamo
(Italian)
Issey MiyakeIssey Miyake
(Japanese)

HalstonHalston
(American)
Roberto CavalliRoberto Cavalli
(Italian)
Tina ChowTina Chow
(American)

Lilly PulitzerLilly Pulitzer
(American)
Hedi SlimaneHedi Slimane
(French)
Miuccia PradaMiuccia Prada
(Italian)

Adelle LutzAdelle Lutz
(German)
Elsa SchiaparelliElsa Schiaparelli
(Italian)
Kelly HoppenKelly Hoppen
(British)

Tony WaltonTony Walton
(British)
Oleg CassiniOleg Cassini
(French,American,Russian)
Nancy LincolnNancy Lincoln
(American)

Anne KleinAnne Klein
(American)
Betsey JohnsonBetsey Johnson
(American)
Thierry MuglerThierry Mugler
(French)

Paco RabannePaco Rabanne
(Spanish,French)
Pierre BalmainPierre Balmain
(French)
Rick OwensRick Owens
(American)

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