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)
Kristin NelsonKristin Nelson
(American)

Kelly OsbourneKelly Osbourne
(British)
Hugo BossHugo Boss
(German)
Marc JacobsMarc Jacobs
(American)

Steve MaddenSteve Madden
(American)
Christian LouboutinChristian Louboutin
(French)
Jennifer MeyerJennifer Meyer
(American)

Vera WangVera Wang
(American)
Manish MalhotraManish Malhotra
(Indian)
Edith HeadEdith Head
(American)

Vivienne WestwoodVivienne Westwood
(British)
Philipp PleinPhilipp Plein
(German)
Rachel RoyRachel Roy
(American)

Jade JaggerJade Jagger
(French,British)
Zac PosenZac Posen
(American)
Tamara MellonTamara Mellon
(British)

Giles DeaconGiles Deacon
(British)
Hubert de GivenchyHubert de Givenchy
(French)
Christian SirianoChristian Siriano
(American)

Cristóbal BalenciagaCristóbal Balenciaga
(Spanish)
HalstonHalston
(American)
Tinker HatfieldTinker Hatfield
(American)

Lilly PulitzerLilly Pulitzer
(American)
Pierre CardinPierre Cardin
(French,Italian)
Salvatore FerragamoSalvatore Ferragamo
(Italian)

Riccardo TisciRiccardo Tisci
(Italian)
Issey MiyakeIssey Miyake
(Japanese)
Roberto CavalliRoberto Cavalli
(Italian)

Perry EllisPerry Ellis
(American)
Chip FooseChip Foose
(American)
Petra StuntPetra Stunt
(British)

Judith LeiberJudith Leiber
(Hungarian,American)
Isaac MizrahiIsaac Mizrahi
(American)
Kelly HoppenKelly Hoppen
(British)

Hedi SlimaneHedi Slimane
(French)
Tina ChowTina Chow
(American)
Miuccia PradaMiuccia Prada
(Italian)

Elsa SchiaparelliElsa Schiaparelli
(Italian)
Betsey JohnsonBetsey Johnson
(American)
Oleg CassiniOleg Cassini
(French,American,Russian)

Tony WaltonTony Walton
(British)
Anne KleinAnne Klein
(American)
Thierry MuglerThierry Mugler
(French)

Rick OwensRick Owens
(American)
Thom BrowneThom Browne
(American)
Paco RabannePaco Rabanne
(Spanish,French)

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