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List of famous female costume designers, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female costume designers list contains the most prominent and top females known for being costume designers. There are thousand of females working as costume designers in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic costume designers have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a costume designer then the people below should give you inspiration.

Elizabeth Haffenden and Connie Peirce are included on this list.

While this isn't a list of all female costume designers, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female costume designers?" and "Who are the best female costume designers?"

Dita Von Teese is an American burlesque dancer, model, costume designer, entrepreneur and occasional actress. She is thought by some to have helped re-popularize burlesque performance and was once married to Marilyn Manson. ...more

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Birthplace: Rochester, Michigan, United States of America

Profession: Pornographic actor, Stripper, Pin-up girl, Model, Author, + more

Credits: Bettie Page Reveals All, Crazy Horse, Paris with Dita Von Teese, Playboy: Girlfriends 2, Doppelherz

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Hilarie Ross Burton is an American actress and producer. A former host of MTV's Total Request Live, she portrayed Peyton Sawyer on the WB/CW drama One Tree Hill for six seasons. Burton gained wider recognition with leading roles in the films Our Very Own, Solstice and The List. She starred as Sara ...more

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Birthplace: Sterling, Virginia, United States of America

Profession: VJ, Film Producer, Actor

Credits: One Tree Hill, The Secret Life of Bees, White Collar, Solstice

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Donatella Versace is an Italian fashion designer and current Vice President of the Versace Group, as well as its chief designer. She owns a 20% share of the business. During the 1980s, Donatella's brother, Gianni Versace, launched a perfume dedicated to her, Blonde, and gave her his own diffusion ...more

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Birthplace: Reggio Calabria, Italy

Profession: Fashion designer, Designer, Costume Designer

Credits: Mademoiselle C, Valentino: The Last Emperor, Dior and I, The Devil Wears Prada

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#68 on The Most Influential People in Fashion

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Arlene Carol Dahl is an American actress and former MGM contract star, who achieved notability during the 1950s. She is the mother of actor Lorenzo Lamas. ...more

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Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

Profession: Actor

Credits: Journey to the Center of the Earth, Reign of Terror, Scene of the Crime, Ambush, Woman's World, + more

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#43 on The Best Living Actresses Over 80

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