There is no doubt that fashion designing is one of the world’s most profitable and influential industries. It is known to house some of the world’s wealthiest people whose work is considered trendsetting. So here are
10 most influential fashion designers in the world
1. Coco Chanel
Gabrielle Bonheur “Coco” Chanel found this brand, The French fashion designer was born on 19 August 1883 Saumur, Maine-et-Loire France. She popularized the sporty casual look of women. After realizing the potential of her natural gifted Ms. COCO introduced a series of feminine accessories ranging from bags to perfumes some of which later became her signature products. She is the only designer listed in Time’s 100 most influential people ever.
2. Christian Dior
Christian Dior was a French fashion designer that rose to popularity during the Second World War. He is the founder of the famous men’s fashion line Christian Diornow owned by French businessman Bernard Arnault. He is credited for revolutionizing men’s clothing, setting the modern fashion standards .
3. Giorgio Armani
If you’re looking to wear the latest in fashion trends for men and women in 2019 look no further than Armani .Giorgio Armani is an Italian clothes designer who founded the Armani luxury Fashion House on July 24, 1975, in Milan, Italy. He is considered the king of men’s fashion by many. The company initially designed suits for men but over the years has expanded itself and now deals with a wide range of products which include jewelry, shoes, ready to wear cloth and cosmetics.
4. Ralph Lauren
Who hasn’t heard of Ralph Lauren? He is one of the most well-known names in the fashion world. He is the Founder and owner of Ralph Lauren Corporation which is an American retail design company which has introduced men’s clothing lines like polo and awesome bag designs for women.
5. Calvin Klein
Calvin Klein is considered one of the best fashion designers in the world. He is founder of Calvin Klein Inc. which is another well established and well-reputed cloth brand that deals in luxury fashion for men and women.
6. Pierre Cardin
Pierre Cardin is a French fashion designer born on July 2, 1922, San Biagio di Callalta, Italy. He is the founder of The House of Cardin. Pierre is well-known for modern style and his Space Age designs. He prefers geometrical or motifs design and is a supporter of unisex clothing
7. Donatella Versace
Donatella Francesca Versace is an Italian designer. She is the current head of Versace Group, as well as its chief of fashion designers. Her brother, Gianni Versace, dedicated a perfume to her called blonde and ended up giving her a fragrance label called Versus. Her clients include celebs like demi moor
8. Thomas Carlyle Ford
Commonly known as Tom Ford is an American designer, screenwriter, and film director, who saved Gucci from its nosedive situation. He quickly rose to prominence in the fashion world. Before launching his famous men’s clothing line Tom Ford, Tom was the head of fashion designers at Gucci. Tom’s clientele includes stars like Tom Cruise
9. Donna Karan
Commonly known as DK is an American designer and is the owner of the famous women’s clothing brand DKNY or Donna Karan New York. The former assistant of Anne Klein established a name for herself in a very short time and has launched cloth lines like Essentials which is the cause of her fame. Nowadays she is working on another clothing line she calls ZEN.
10. Yves Saint Laurent
Laurent is a French designer and was a pupil of Christian Dior. He is credit for introducing ready to wear clothing and men’s smoking jacket. He is considered an essential figure in the fashion world. He is the founder of Yves Saint Laurent which is also known as Saint Laurent. His work is considered amongst the best fashion designers in the world.