Top 10 Fashion Designers of All Time
To get success in fashion industry, it’s important to have a unique and creative mind. Many creative fashion designers earned the respect and fame in the fashion world.
list of top 10 fashion designers of all time
Gabrielle Coco Bonheur Chanel which is the full name of famously known Coco Chanel. She is known as the brilliant French fashion designer. She was the founder of very well known brand Chanel. The modern thinking and elegant designs makes her a key personality among top fashion designers.
The Times magazine named her in their Time 100 list of the most important people of the century. She was the only fortunate fashion designer to be named in the list.
He is famously known for his outstanding designs in men wear. He is the most brilliant fashion designer among other men wear fashion designers. He is an Italian fashion designer. In 1975 he founded his brand Armani which is well known brand in the world.
In 2001 he earned the position of the most successful and outstanding fashion designer who came out from Italy. The annual revenue of his brand is $1.8 billion as of 2011. He is fortunate enough to hold the worth of $8.5 billion as of 2013. He is undoubtedly one of the best fashion designers of all time.
Calvin Richard Klein famously known as Calvin Klein was born in 1941 in New York. The man has great looks and style. In 1983 he earned the place in the International Best Dressed list. He also won three Councils of Fashion Designs of America awards. He is considered as one of the top fashion designers.
Donna Karan is a very well known fashion designer. She has been related to fashion since an early age. She graduated from Parsons School of Design. She worked several years for Anne Klein. In 1985 she launched her personal brand “Donna Karan”. She is famously known for “Seven Easy Pieces”. She also launched the less expensive brand Donna Karan New York ,which is famously known as DKNY.
Gianni Versace was the top fashion designer and after his murder in 1997. His sister Donatella Versace took over the responsibility to run the famously known brand “Versace”. She has a good sense of style and fashion.
In 2000, Jennifer Lopez has worn the famous green Versace dress at the Grammy Awards and it took a lot of media attention. In 2008, that particular dress became the fifth iconic dress of all time.
Christian Dior is widely known and one of the top fashion designers. He was born in January 1905 in France. He is one of the top French fashion designers. He designed many different dresses for the Nazi’s wives in the World War II and for few fashion houses which were still in business during the war time.
His famous “New Look” dress design changed the women fashion after World War II. Since its beginning Christian Dior has become the most famous fashion brand. Christian Dior offers many ball gowns, expensive accessories etc.
Ralph Lauren is one of the most talented fashion designers. He has great fashion sense. The one of the famous quotes of Ralph Lauren “I don’t design clothes, I design dreams”. He owned the famous label “Polo Ralph Lauren” which is considered as one of a kind. The polo emblem came into existence in 1972. The polo shirts are the most famous and favorite among men all over the world.
Ralph Lauren has a net worth of $8 billion as of January 2015. He is currently the 155th richest person in the world according to Forbes. With so much worth he has a hobby of collecting classic and rare cars. The cars collection of Ralph Lauren is unique and he owns more than 70 cars. His unique cars have been displayed at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts and Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris.
He likes space age designs and geometric shapes. In 1954 he introduced the “bubble dress”. He has different interests and he designed cars and houses. He designed the Le Palais Bulles known as the bubble house in 1975.
Yves Saint Laurent
He introduced the “Power suits” for women in 1966. He also designed the smoking jacket for men.The important and creative fashion clothing style “ready-to-wear” introduced by Yves Saint Laurent in the fashion world.
Tom Ford is the man with the great sense of fashion. He is considered as one of the most famous fashion designers today. Tom Ford worked at Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent as creative director. When he was growing up, he had a dream to become an actor but instead he ends up being a fashion designer. He owned the label “Tom Ford”.
He became popular in 2000 when he won the Best International Designer Award. He made his debut as a director by directing the movie “A single man” which earned him an Academy Awards nomination.