Trendy Fashion Brands and Designers

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We have gathered all of the best high end fashion designers in one place. Their unstoppable creative nature amaze us each time and we can’t wait to see what they have in store for us next. Enjoy!

 

Karl Lagerfeld

The popular Karl Lagerfeld have left his mark on some of the most famous fashion designer houses such as Chanel, Fendi and Chloe. Even though, he is very secretive about the exact year that he was born in, it is certain that he was born sometime in the 30’s in Germany. When he was 14 years old, he moved to Paris and when he turned 17 he started to work for Pierre Balmain. Soon after that, his career rocketed. In his youth, he also worked for Valentino. He does a great job portraying his creative spirit into high end fashion designs. Karl is successful in whatever he does, weather he designs haute couture, stylish shoes, wedding gowns or art collections.

 

 Zac Posen

When Zac was in high school he took an internship with Nicole Miller. At the age of 18 he started to take classes at the popular Central Saint Martin’s College of Art and Design. By 21 he had his first fashion show.  He grew up in Manhattan, one of the most fashionable places in the world, so he was surrounded by fashion since he was born. Thanks to this, his love for clothes led him to be one of the most successful fashion designers in the world. Even though he is super famous for his amazing haute couture gowns, he also designed collections for Target and Saks Fight Avenue.

 

Tom Ford

Tom didn’t see himself as a fashion designer, until he started an internship at Chloe’s press office. In his earlier years, he got a degree in architecture from Parson the New School for Design. Then he started to work for Perry Ellis. He also transformed the famous brand Gucci and left his mark. After that, he started to work for Yves Saint Laurent as a Creative Director. He’s got so much fashion experience under his belt and that is why in 2005 he started the Tom Ford brand. After two years, he opened the first store in NYC on Madison Avenue.

 

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Phoebe Philo

For many years, this French fashion designer has been revolutionizing the fashion world through the Celine brand. Phoebe Philo was born in Paris, but she studied in London. Her work is elegant, trendy and every woman can find herself in her clothes. Her signature move is the color blocking and also the bags and coats. Thanks to their elegant style, she has gathered a whole group of fashion followers. The Council of Fashion Designers of America gave her the International Designer of the Year award in 2011.

 

Oscar De La Renta

After he designed one of the gowns for the First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy, he instantly became famous and was acknowledged by many fashionistas around the world. The famous designers Antonio Castillo and Cristobal Balenciaga trained him to be one of the most popular designer ever. He finds his inspiration in his Latin American roots and dazzles his lines with bright colors. Oscar gathers all of this in elegant and feminine designs that are adorn by women from all over the world. He spices up every red carpet event with some of the most beautiful haute couture gowns. The fashion-forward celebrities are all ecstatic to wear a design that carries his name, and for a good reason.

 

Alexander Wang

When it comes to urban wear, Alexander Wang has really put his spin to it. His signature style has inspired many new designers and many successful fashion shows. He established his own brand in the fashion world and made a fashion statement with his line “T by Alexander Wang”. He continued his successful career as a Creative Director at Balenciaga.

 

Stella McCartney

Stella McCartney’s fashion lines radiate with femininity, grace, sophistication and sexiness. She only had two lines under her belt, when she was hired to work as a Creative Director at Chloe in 1997. After 4 years she started her own fashion house. Stella never uses leather or fur in her fashion lines. She is most famous for her lingerie, clothing and accessories collections.

 

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Giorgio Armani

This Italian fashion designer brought a European touch to the fashion world. When he was 38, he figured it was about time he started his first collection for women. His elegant clothes have impeccable tailoring and are timeless. Nowadays, the brand Armani is a symbol for fashion and the classic Armani suit is his signature style.

 

Marc Jacobs

Marc designed his first collection in 1994 and after 3 years, he was hired as a Creative Director at Louis Vuitton. Nowadays, Marc Jacobs still works at this luxury fashion brand and he is also the Head Designer for his own brand.

 

Coco Chanel

She opened her first hat shop in Paris, when she was only 20 years old. After a few years, she created one of the most popular perfumes Chanel No. 5. Her signatures clothing pieces are the fitted skirt and the suit jacket.

 

Diane von Fürstenberg

Diane’s signature clothing piece is the knit jersey wrap dress. Thanks to its popularity, it is also presented at the Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Later, the Council of Fashion Designers of America gave her an award for lifetime achievement. She was also named as their president.

 

Olivier Rousteing

This French designer was hired as the Creative Director at Balmain, when he was only 24 years old. Since he took over this position, this luxury brand had amazing success. Now, many women from all over the world desire the clothing pieces from Olivier Rousteing. Because he hangs out with many celebrities, Balmain is becoming one of the most popular fashion brands in the world.

 

Donatella Versace

In 1997, when Gianni Versace died, his sister Donatella Versace took over this brand. She is the vice president and head designer at the luxury brand Versace. Many celebrities love her designs and thanks to her creations they are attributed as the best dressed celebrities.

 

Stefano and Domenico

Stefano and Domenico are the fashion innovators behind the Dolce & Gabbana luxury brand. Their signature fashion designs are the feminine black suits, gangster pinstripes and the corset dresses. They met in 1980 and after two years they launched this fashion brand. Their designs are filled with their passion to make the woman who wears them incredibly feminine, sexy and confident. And they really succeed in this.

 

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Trendy Fashion Brands and Designers that Left a Mark on the Fashion World

Here are few more fashion designers names that are worthy of mentioning. They all left their mark on the fashion world and shared their own style through their clothing lines.

  • Donna Karan
  • Alexander McQueen
  • Riccardo Tisci
  • Calvin Klein
  • Ralph Lauren
  • Christian Dior
  • Pierre Cardin
  • Yves Saint Laurent
  • Christian Louboutin
  • Roberto Cavalli
  • Betsey Johnson
  • Sandy Powell
  • Valentino Garavani
  • Miuccia Prada
  • Tommy Hilfiger
  • Carolina Herrera
  • Jean-Paul Gaultier
  • Herve Leger
  • Ralph Rucci
  • Salvatore Ferragamo
  • Jimmy Choo
  • Alexandre Herchcovitch
  • Mossimo Giannulli
  • John Varvatos
  • Daphne Guinness
  • Jonathan Jony Ive
  • Kate Spade
  • Christian Audigier
  • Allegra Versace
  • Michael Kors
  • Tory Burch
  • Vera Wang
  • Isabel Marant
  • Esteban Cortázar
  • Vivienne Westwood
  • Paul Smith
  • Jil Sander
  • Anna Sui