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.

Hugo BossHugo Boss
(German)

Gianni VersaceGianni Versace
(Italian)

Steve MaddenSteve Madden
(American)
Marc JacobsMarc Jacobs
(American)

Christian LouboutinChristian Louboutin
(French)
Vivienne WestwoodVivienne Westwood
(British)

Kelly OsbourneKelly Osbourne
(British)

Vera WangVera Wang
(American)

Pierre CardinPierre Cardin
(French)
Gloria TreviGloria Trevi
(Mexican)

Giles DeaconGiles Deacon
(British)
Kristin NelsonKristin Nelson
(American)

Hubert de GivenchyHubert de Givenchy
(French)

Jennifer MeyerJennifer Meyer
(American)

Jade JaggerJade Jagger
(French,British)
Pierre BalmainPierre Balmain
(French)

Edith HeadEdith Head
(American)
Manish MalhotraManish Malhotra
(Indian)

Christian SirianoChristian Siriano
(American)

Zac PosenZac Posen
(American)

Issey MiyakeIssey Miyake
(Japanese)
Miuccia PradaMiuccia Prada
(Italian)

Rick OwensRick Owens
(American)
Roberto CavalliRoberto Cavalli
(Italian)

Chip FooseChip Foose
(American)

Elsa SchiaparelliElsa Schiaparelli
(Italian)

Tinker HatfieldTinker Hatfield
(American)
Hedi SlimaneHedi Slimane
(French)

Philipp PleinPhilipp Plein
(German)
Salvatore FerragamoSalvatore Ferragamo
(Italian)

Egon von FürstenbergEgon von Fürstenberg
(Swiss)

Betsey JohnsonBetsey Johnson
(American)

Piero TosiPiero Tosi
(Italian)
Paco RabannePaco Rabanne
(Spanish,French)

HalstonHalston
(American)
Rachel RoyRachel Roy
(American)

Anne KleinAnne Klein
(American)

Christian LacroixChristian Lacroix
(French)

Emilio PucciEmilio Pucci
(Italian)
Tina ChowTina Chow
(American)

Lilly PulitzerLilly Pulitzer
(American)
Isaac MizrahiIsaac Mizrahi
(American)

Kelly HoppenKelly Hoppen
(British)

Oleg CassiniOleg Cassini
(French,American,Russian)

Perry EllisPerry Ellis
(American)
Anna SuiAnna Sui
(American)

Cristóbal BalenciagaCristóbal Balenciaga
(Spanish)
Thierry MuglerThierry Mugler
(French)

Aisleyne Horgan-WallaceAisleyne Horgan-Wallace
(British)

Riccardo TisciRiccardo Tisci
(Italian)

Lucy, Lady Duff-GordonLucy, Lady Duff-Gordon
(British)
Nancy LincolnNancy Lincoln
(American)

Paul PoiretPaul Poiret
(French)
Carine RoitfeldCarine Roitfeld
(French)

Alber ElbazAlber Elbaz
(Israeli)

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