Fashion Entrepreneurs

Someone who organises, creates and manages ventures related to the fashion industry is called a fashion entrepreneur. They deliver fashion business expertise in manufacturing, retail, and marketing. Some of the famous fashion entrepreneurs are listed here.
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 1 Kate Hudson

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 19, 1979
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Kate Hudson carved out a nice niche for herself in Hollywood after appearing in a string of romantic comedies. She’s had many box office successes like Almost Famous, How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days, Alex and Emma, You, Me and Dupree, Great Barrier Reef and Bride Wars. She has also had some failures and duds along the way.

 2 Kate Spade

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Famous As: Fashion designer
Birthdate: December 24, 1962
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Died: June 5, 2018

Kate Spade was an American entrepreneur and fashion designer. Spade is credited with founding Kate Spade New York, a popular luxury fashion design house, which competes with the likes of Michael Kors. Kate Spade is also credited with creating stylish and affordable handbags that caused quite a revolution in the fashion world.

 3 Tommy Hilfiger

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Famous As: Fashion Designer
Birthdate: March 24, 1951
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Elmira, New York, United States

Thomas Jacob Hilfiger, better known as Tommy Hilfiger, is a legendary fashion designer who has gained worldwide fame with his eponymous fashion line. He had begun his career with the fashion chain People's Place. His brand is now owned by Phillips-Van Heusen, though he remains its chief designer.

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 4 Allegra Versace

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Famous As: Heiress & Socialite
Birthdate: June 30, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Milan, Italy
Italian-American socialite Allegra Versace is the heiress of the international fashion line Versace. Daughter of designer Donatella Versace and model Paul Beck, Allegra has previously worked as a theatrical dresser and is the director of Gianni Versace S.p.A. She has had a long battle with anorexia.
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 5 Michael Kors

Michael Kors
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Famous As: Fashion Designer
Birthdate: August 9, 1959
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Long Island, New York, United States

 6 Marzia Bisognin

Marzia Bisognin
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Famous As: Fashion Designer
Birthdate: October 21, 1992
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Arzignano, Italy
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 7 Chiara Ferragni

Chiara Ferragni
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Famous As: Fashion Blogger, Businesswoman
Birthdate: May 7, 1987
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Cremona, Italy
While studying law in Milan, Chiara Ferragni discovered her love for fashion and started The Blonde Salad, her fashion blog. She dropped out of university, only to be featured on Forbes 30 under 30, as a top fashion influencer. She has also been the subject of a Harvard case study.
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 8 Yves Saint Laurent

Yves Saint Laurent
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Famous As: Fashion Designer
Birthdate: August 1, 1936
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Oran, Algeria
Died: June 1, 2008

Yves Saint Laurent was a French fashion designer who founded his eponymous fashion label in 1961. Widely regarded as one of the 20th century's most popular and influential fashion designers, Saint Laurent is credited with helping women all over the world find confidence by looking both elegant and comfortable at the same time. His life and career inspired many films.

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 9 Marc Jacobs

Marc Jacobs
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Famous As: Fashion designer
Birthdate: April 9, 1963
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

 10 Tina Knowles

Tina Knowles
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Famous As: Businesswoman
Birthdate: January 4, 1954
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Galveston, Texas, United States

Tina Knowles is an American fashion designer and businesswoman. In 2004, she launched House of Deréon, a now-defunct ready-to-wear fashion line. While her fashion brands, such as Miss Tina and House of Deréon, have been generally regarded as one of her most important contributions, her biggest contribution to the society is letting her daughters, Beyoncé and Solange ,follow their passion.

 11 Liliane Bettencourt

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Famous As: Shareholder of L'Oréal
Birthdate: October 21, 1922
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: September 20, 2017
Former L'Oréal heiress Liliane Bettencourt was the world’s richest woman at the time of her death. She had apparently gifted celebrity photographer François-Marie Banier cash and gifts worth a billion euros, leading her daughter to file a case against Banier later. Bettencourt was also involved in medical and cultural philanthropy.

 12 Hugo Boss

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Famous As: Fashion Designer, Entrepreneur
Birthdate: July 8, 1885
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Metzingen, Germany
Died: August 9, 1948

Hugo Boss was a German businessman and fashion designer. He is credited with founding one of the most popular fashion houses in the world, Hugo Boss AG. Apart from maintaining his business endeavors, Hugo Boss was also a member of the Nazi Party and remained loyal to the ideology of Adolf Hitler's Nazi Germany.

 13 Zac Posen

Zac Posen
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Famous As: Fashion designer
Birthdate: October 24, 1980
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

 14 Sara Blakely

Sara Blakely
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Famous As: Businesswoman
Birthdate: February 21, 1971
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Clearwater, Florida, United States
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 15 John Casablancas

John Casablancas
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Famous As: Model agent
Birthdate: December 12, 1942
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York, USA
Died: July 20, 2013

 16 Alexander Wang

Alexander Wang
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Famous As: Fashion designer
Birthdate: December 26, 1983
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
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 17 Oscar de la Renta

Oscar de la Renta
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Famous As: Fashion Designer
Birthdate: July 22, 1932
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Died: October 20, 2014

 18 Peter Nygård

Peter Nygård
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Famous As: businessperson
Birthdate: 1943 AD
Birthplace: Helsinki, Finland
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 19 Paloma Picasso

Paloma Picasso
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Famous As: Fashion designer
Birthdate: April 19, 1949
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Vallauris, France

Fashion and jewelry designer Paloma Picasso is best known as the daughter of legendary artists Pablo Picasso and Françoise Gilot. She began her career designing costume jewelry for Yves Saint-Laurent and later designed for Tiffany & Co. Known for her signature red lipstick, she also has her own range of perfumes.

 20 Valentino

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Famous As: Fashion Designer
Birthdate: May 11, 1932
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Voghera, Italy

Valentino is an Italian fashion designer. He is credited with founding the popular luxury fashion house Valentino S.p.A. A prominent and influential fashion designer, Valentino has received several prestigious awards throughout his career. He is the recipient of the Couture Council Award and the Golden Plate Award. 

 21 Isaac Mizrahi

Isaac Mizrahi
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Famous As: Fashion designer
Birthdate: October 14, 1961
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States

 22 David Lauren

David Lauren
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Famous As: Ralph Lauren's Son
Birthdate: October 31, 1971
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

 23 Stefano Gabbana

Stefano Gabbana
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Famous As: Fashion designer
Birthdate: November 14, 1962
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Milan, Lombardy, Italy

Stefano Gabbana is an Italian fashion designer. He is credited with co-founding the popular luxury fashion house, Dolce & Gabbana, along with another important fashion designer Domenico Dolce. Over the years, Dolce and Gabbana have been honored with several awards for their contributions to fashion. In 1991, they were honored with the prestigious International Woolmark Prize.

 24 Jean Paul Gaultier

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Famous As: Fashion designer
Birthdate: April 24, 1952
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Arcueil, France

Known as the enfant terrible of the fashion world, Jean Paul Gaultier wasn’t formally trained in fashion but managed to redefine fashion with his peculiar range of clothes and perfume. He designed Madonna’s cone bra in the 1990s and used material such as corsets and tin cans in his collections.

 25 Martin Margiela

Martin Margiela
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Famous As: Fashion designer
Birthdate: April 9, 1957
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Genk, Belgium

 26 Dov Charney

Dov Charney
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Famous As: Founder of American Apparel subsequently founded Los Angeles Apparel
Birthdate: January 31, 1969
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada

 27 Hugh Rodham

Hugh Rodham
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Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: April 2, 1911
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: April 7, 1993

 28 Mukesh Bansal

Mukesh Bansal
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Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Haridwar, Uttarakhand, India

 29 Prince Alexander von Fürstenberg

Prince Alexander von Fürstenberg
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Famous As: Businessperson
Birthdate: January 25, 1970
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Malibu, California, United States

 30 Vivy Yusof

Vivy Yusof
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Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birthdate: December 11, 1987
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

 31 Rosalía Mera

Rosalía Mera
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Famous As: Businesswoman
Birthdate: January 28, 1944
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: A Coruña, Galicia, Spain
Died: August 15, 2013

 32 Brandon Truaxe

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Famous As: Founder of DECIEM, the Toronto-based beauty company
Birthdate: June 19, 1978
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tehran, Iran
Died: January 21, 2019

 33 Max Azria

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Famous As: Fashion Designer
Birthdate: January 1, 1949
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Sfax, Tunisia
Died: May 6, 2019

Max Azria was a Tunisia-born fashion designer. He was the founder of the contemporary women's clothing brand BCBGMAXAZRIA and the chairman and CEO of the global fashion house the BCBG Max Azria Group. The brand was eventually sold to Marquee Brands and Global Brands Group. Azria was twice married and had six children. He died of lung cancer in 2019. 

 34 Charles Lewis Tiffany

Charles Lewis Tiffany
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Famous As: Trader
Birthdate: February 15, 1812
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Connecticut, United States
Died: February 18, 1902

 35 Anja Rubik

Anja Rubik
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: June 12, 1983
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Rzeszów, Poland

 36 Diamond Jim Brady

Diamond Jim Brady
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Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: August 12, 1856
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York City, United States
Died: April 13, 1917

 37 Emilio Pucci

Emilio Pucci
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Famous As: Fashion designer
Birthdate: November 20, 1914
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Naples, Italy
Died: November 29, 1992

Emilio Pucci was an Italian fashion designer turned politician. He is best remembered for his style of creating geometric prints in a kaleidoscope of colors. He served as a pilot during World War II and became a fashion designer after the war. He also ventured into politics but didn’t enjoy much success in his political career. 

 38 David Tang

David Tang
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Famous As: Founding the Shanghai Tang fashion chain
Birthdate: August 2, 1954
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hong Kong
Died: August 29, 2017

 39 Jennifer Hyman

Jennifer Hyman
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Famous As: CEO of Rent the Runway
Birthdate: August 24, 1980
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: United States

 40 Silas Chou

Silas Chou
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Famous As: Co- founder of Xiang Zhou Woollen Mills, Investor
Birthdate: 1946 AD
Birthplace: Hong Kong

 41 Thierry Hermès

Thierry Hermès
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Famous As: Founded Hermès International
Birthdate: January 10, 1801
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Krefeld, Germany
Died: January 10, 1878

 42 Hardy Amies

Hardy Amies
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Famous As: Fashion Designer
Birthdate: July 17, 1909
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London, England
Died: March 5, 2003

 43 Lana Marks

Lana Marks
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Famous As: Business executive, Ambassador
Birthdate: November 18, 1953
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: East London, South Africa

 44 Thomas J. Bata

Thomas J. Bata
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Famous As: Shoe Manufacturer
Birthdate: September 17, 1914
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Prague, Czechia
Died: September 1, 2008

 45 Alison Campbell

Alison Campbell
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Famous As: Businessperson
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Unknown

 46 Andy Dunn

Andy Dunn
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Famous As: CEO of Bonobos
Birthdate: February 20, 1979
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: United States

 47 Harold Alfond

Harold Alfond
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Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: March 6, 1914
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Swampscott, Massachusetts, United States
Died: November 16, 2007

 48 Sharen Jester Turney

Sharen Jester Turney
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Famous As: CEO of Victoria's Secret
Birthdate: 1957 AD
Birthplace: Ardmore, Oklahoma, United States

 49 Jean-Louis Dumas

Jean-Louis Dumas
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Famous As: Fashion executive
Birthdate: February 2, 1938
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: May 1, 2010

 50 Malena Belafonte

Malena Belafonte
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: October 2, 1967
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Denmark
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