Women Fashion Designers

Throughout history, there have been many women fashion designers who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great female fashion designers such as Kylie Jenner, Jennifer Lopez, Victoria Beckham, Heidi Klum, Coco Chanel.The women fashion designers featured in this list are from United States, United Kingdom, Canada & Australia and many more countries.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Rihanna

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: February 20, 1988
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Saint Michael, Barbados

For anyone who has a penchant for music, Rihanna needs no introduction. Born as Robyn Rihanna Fenty, Rihanna is one of the most influential names in the music and fashion industry. Her effortless singing, catchy tunes and inimitable dance moves have won her eight Grammy Awards, eight American Music Awards, twelve Billboard Music Awards and two BRIT Awards.

 2 Victoria Beckham

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Famous As: Singer, Businesswoman, Model, Fashion Designer
Birthdate: April 17, 1974
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Harlow, Essex, England

An internationally recognized fashion designer and style icon, Victoria Beckham is widely regarded as one of the most powerful women in the UK. She was appointed an OBE for services to the fashion industry in the 2017 New Year Honours. Also a popular singer, she was part of the best-selling female group of all time, Spice Girls.

 3 Kate Spade

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Famous As: Fashion designer
Birthdate: December 24, 1962
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri
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.

 4 Donatella Versace

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Birthdate: May 2, 1955
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Reggio di Calabria, Italy
Donatella Versace, sister of the founder of the Italian fashion brand Versace, Gianni Versace, inherited the company after Gianni’s murder in 1997. Donatella is now the company’s chief creative officer. She supports Elton John’s AIDS Foundation and was the first woman to win the GQ Designer of the Year award. 

 5 Coco Chanel

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Famous As: Fashion Designer
Birthdate: August 19, 1883
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Saumur, France
Died: January 10, 1971

Coco Chanel was a French fashion designer and founder of the Chanel brand. She is credited with replacing the corseted silhouette as the feminine standard of style with a sporty, casual chic. Her work as a designer redefined the fashionable woman in the era post World War I. She also played a vital role in revolutionizing jewelry, handbags, and fragrance.

 6 Stella McCartney

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Famous As: Fashion Designer
Birthdate: September 13, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lambeth
Fashion designer Stella McCartney is the daughter of Paul and Linda McCartney. An avid animal rights activist, she uses cruelty-free fabrics in her designs. She was the creative director for Britain at the 2012 and 2016 Olympics. She has also won honors such as the VH1/Vogue Designer of the Year.

 7 Vera Wang

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Famous As: Designer, Figure skater, Fashion designer
Birthdate: June 27, 1949
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
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 8 Dame Vivienne Westwood

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Famous As: British fashion designer
Birthdate: April 8, 1941
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Tintwistle

British fashion designer, Dame Vivienne Westwood, is credited for bringing modern punk and new wave fashions into the mainstream. She attended a course on jewelry at the University of Westminster but left before graduating. She worked as a teacher for a while before turning to fashion designing. She eventually opened four boutiques in London.

 9 Diane von Fürstenberg

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Famous As: Fashion designer
Birthdate: December 31, 1946
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Brussels

 10 Mary-Kate Olsen

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Famous As: Actress, Fashion Designer
Birthdate: June 13, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles, California, United States

Mary-Kate Olsen began her career when she was 9 months old, starring in Full House with her twin, Ashley. Since then, the Olsen twins have starred in several Dualstar productions, launched a fashion brand, and written a book. Mary-Kate is also a competitive equestrian and has struggled with anorexia nervosa.

 11 Summer Phoenix

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 10, 1978
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Winter Park, Florida, USA

 12 Sade Adu

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Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: January 16, 1959
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ibadan, Nigeria

 13 Wendy Williams

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Famous As: TV Host, Actress, Fashion Designer, Author
Birthdate: July 18, 1964
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ocean Township, Monmouth County, New Jersey

Wendy Williams is an American media personality, businesswoman, television host, and author. She was the subject of a TV series titled The Wendy Williams Experience, which chronicles her work as a radio show host and her on-air spats with celebrities. As a businesswoman, Williams has created several product lines, including a jewelry collection, a fashion line, and a wig line.

 14 Kristin Cavallari

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Famous As: Television personality
Birthdate: January 5, 1987
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Denver, Colorado, USA

 15 Georgina Chapman

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Famous As: Fashion Designer
Birthdate: April 14, 1976
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hammersmith, London, England
Actor and designer Georgina Chapman co-founded the women’s fashion brand Marchesa, along with Keren Craig. Chapman was previously married to producer Harvey Weinstein but left him amidst multiple sexual abuse allegations against him in 2017. She has hosted shows such as Project Runway: All Stars and designed for red-carpet events.

 16 Edith Head

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Famous As: Costume Designer
Birthdate: October 28, 1897
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: San Bernardino, California
Died: October 24, 1981

 17 Mischa Barton

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 24, 1986
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hammersmith, London, England

 18 Olivia Culpo

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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: May 8, 1992
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Cranston, Rhode Island

Olivia Culpo is an American social media personality and fashion influencer. She gained international recognition after winning the Miss Universe beauty pageant in 2012. As a fashion influencer, she has collaborated with many fashion and beauty brands, such as Kipling and L'Oréal. She also owns a restaurant in Rhode Island.

 19 Mena Suvari

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 13, 1979
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Newport, Rhode Island, United States
Mena Suvari soared to fame with her SAG Award-winning role of Angela Hayes in American Beauty. Fans also loved her in the American Pie movies and the horror anthology American Horror Story. She also appeared as Edie in Six Feet Under. Mena endorses Lancôme cosmetics and uses cruelty-free products only.

 20 Lisa Rinna

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 11, 1963
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Medford, Oregon, United States

 21 Heidi Klum

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Famous As: Model, Fashion Designer
Birthdate: June 1, 1973
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bergisch Gladbach, West Germany

German-American model and TV host, Heidi Klum has been featured on the cover of French, Portuguese, German, and Spanish Vogue magazines. She was the first German model to become a Victoria's Secret Angel. After a successful modeling career, she became a TV host in the 2000s. She is actively involved in philanthropic endeavors. 

 22 Alexa Chung

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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: November 5, 1983
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Privett, Hampshire, England

Alexa Chung began as a model and then graduated to fashion journalism. She has been an editor for British Vogue and has also written the book It. She owns a fashion brand and has been a host on shows such as Frock Me, Popworld, and It's On with Alexa Chung.

 23 Nicole Richie

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Famous As: Fashion Designer
Birthdate: September 21, 1981
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Berkeley

A television personality, actress, writer, and fashion designer, Nicole Richie's professional success has been overshadowed by her off-screen controversies; she was arrested on a couple of occasions for reasons including a brawl, driving under the influence, and drug possession. However, her image is often revitalized by her philanthropic activities; she is associated with organizations like Red Cross and UNICEF.

 24 Kimora Lee Simmons

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Famous As: Model, Entrepreneur
Birthdate: May 4, 1975
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri
Ex-supermodel Kimora Lee Simmons/Leissner now serves as the creative director of the fashion website JustFab. She has also launched a self-titled fashion brand and supports various charitable causes, such as AIDS research, women’s education, and children’s welfare. She has also authored a book and produced her own TV show.

 25 Brandi Glanville

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Famous As: Television personality
Birthdate: November 16, 1972
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Salinas, California, United States

 26 Princess Stéphanie of Monaco

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Famous As: Model, Singer
Birthdate: February 1, 1965
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Monaco

Princess Stéphanie of Monaco is the youngest child of Rainier III, Prince of Monaco, and his wife, Grace Kelly, an American actress. She is currently 14th in the line of succession to the Monegasque throne. As a schoolgirl, she learned classical dance and piano. In her career, she has been a singer, swimwear designer, and fashion model.

 27 Tina Knowles

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Famous As: Fashion Designer
Birthdate: January 4, 1954
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Galveston, Texas

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.

 28 Donna Karan

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Famous As: Fashion designer
Birthdate: October 2, 1948
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York City

 29 Jessica Jung

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Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Actress, Model
Birthdate: April 18, 1989
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: San Francisco, California
Korean-American entertainer Jessica Jung is a former member of the South Korean girl band Girls' Generation. She has also appeared as Elle Woods in the Korean version of Legally Blonde and has starred in the series Wild Romance. She owns a fashion brand and has released a bestselling novel, too.

 30 Mary Quant

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Famous As: Fashion Designer
Birthdate: February 11, 1934
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Blackheath, London

 31 Nicky Hilton Rothschild

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Famous As: Businesswoman
Birthdate: October 5, 1983
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States

 32 Jodi Lyn O'Keefe

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 10, 1978
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cliffwood Beach, New Jersey, United States

 33 Sonakshi Sinha

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 2, 1987
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bombay, Maharashtra, India

 34 Sadie Frost

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 19, 1965
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England, UK

 35 Kathy Hilton

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 13, 1959
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA

 36 Delta Burke

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 30, 1956
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Orlando, Florida

Delta Burke is an American actress, author, and producer. She is best known for playing Suzanne Sugarbaker in the popular TV series Designing Women. Despite struggling with issues, such as eating disorders, depression, and overweight, Delta Burke has managed to establish a successful acting career and serves as an inspiration to people suffering from similar problems.

 37 Aubrey O'Day

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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: February 11, 1984
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States

 38 Crystal Hefner

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Famous As: Model, Hugh Hefner’s Wife
Birthdate: April 29, 1986
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lake Havasu City, Arizona,USA
Model, singer, and fashion blogger Crystal Hefner made headlines when she married Playboy owner Hugh Hefner and became his third wife. She was married to Hefner for almost 5 years, till his death in 2017. She was named the Playboy Playmate of the Month in December 2009.

 39 Betsey Johnson

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Famous As: Costume designer
Birthdate: August 10, 1942
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Wethersfield

 40 Rachel Roy

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Famous As: Fashion Designer
Birthdate: January 15, 1974
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San Bernardino County, California, United States

 41 Rei Kawakubo

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Famous As: Fashion designer
Birthdate: October 11, 1942
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tokyo

 42 Miuccia Prada

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Famous As: entrepreneur, fashion designer
Birthdate: May 10, 1948
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Milan

 43 Mia Tyler

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 22, 1978
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lebanon, New Hampshire
Plus-size model and fashion designer Mia Tyler gained fame with the MTV series House of Style and the VH1 reality show Celebrity Fit Club. She owns a clothing line and has also appeared in the film Rush Hour 3. She has also exhibited her X-rated paintings at various galleries.

 44 Kimberly Stewart

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Famous As: Model, Reality TV Star
Birthdate: August 20, 1979
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Holmby Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA

 45 Elsa Schiaparelli

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Famous As: Fashion designer
Birthdate: September 10, 1890
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rome
Died: November 13, 1973

 46 Natali Germanotta

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Famous As: Fashion Designer
Birthdate: March 10, 1992
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

Fashion designer and stylist, Natali Germanotta, worked as a stylist on set for the film A Star Is Born. She is the sister of actress and singer, Lady Gaga. She studied fashion at Parsons School of Design. She often works with Lady Gaga and has designed clothes for her. She appeared as herself in a documentary film about her sister.

 47 Gemma Collins

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Famous As: Businesswoman
Birthdate: January 31, 1981
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Romford, England

Reality star and entrepreneur Gemma Collins soared to fame with reality shows such as The Only Way Is Essex, I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!, Celebrity Big Brother, and Dancing on Ice. She later launched her own reality franchise, Gemma Collins: Diva, and her own BBC podcast.

 48 L'Wren Scott

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Famous As: Stylist
Birthdate: April 28, 1964
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.
Died: March 17, 2014

 49 Pearl Lowe

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Famous As: Singer, Fashion Designer
Birthdate: April 7, 1970
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

 50 Olivia Palermo

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Famous As: Businesswoman
Birthdate: February 28, 1986
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Greenwich, Connecticut, USA