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List of famous female fashion designers, featuring bios and photos when available. This female fashion designers list contains the most prominent and top females known for being fashion designers. The female fashion designers of note are listed by their level of prominence, and you can be sorted by various bits of information like date of birth or birthplace. There are thousand of females working as fashion designers in the world, but this list highlights only the notable ones.

This is a list that includes people like Coco Chanel and DIane Von Furstenberg. The women included on this list are some of the most renowned names in fashion. Their designs are iconic and their names hold a lot of weight in the fashion community. 

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

The most notable female fashion designers in history and today are shown below. Enjoy this list of well-known, leading female fashion designers. If you want to share these historic female fashion designers you can use one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. 
Lindsay Lohan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Female Fashion Designers
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Lindsay Dee Lohan (born 2 July 1986) is an American actress, model and pop music singer. Lohan started in show business as a child fashion model for magazine advertisement and television commercials. At age 10, she began her acting career in a soap opera; at 11, she made her motion picture debut by ...more

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Age: 29

Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA

Profession: Fashion designer, Entrepreneur, Singer-songwriter, Model Designer, + more

Credits: Herbie Fully Loaded, Mean Girls, The Parent Trap, Freaky Friday

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Paris Hilton is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female Fashion Designers
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Paris Whitney Hilton is an American socialite, television personality, model, actress and singer. She is the great-granddaughter of Conrad Hilton, the founder of Hilton Hotels. Born in New York City and raised there and in Beverly Hills, California, Hilton began her modeling career as a teenager ...more

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Age: 36

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Fashion designer, Businessperson, Television producer, Entrepreneur Film Producer, + more

Credits: Zoolander, House of Wax, Repo! The Genetic Opera, Wonderland The Cat in the Hat, + more

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Rihanna is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female Fashion Designers
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Robyn Rihanna Fenty, known by her stage name Rihanna, is a Barbadian singer, actress, and fashion designer. Born in Saint Michael, Barbados, her career began upon meeting record producer Evan Rogers in late 2003 through mutual friends; she recorded demo tapes with his guidance. Her tape was sent to ...more

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Age: 29

Birthplace: Saint Michael Parish, Barbados

Profession: Fashion designer, Songwriter, Actor, Music artist Singer

Credits: The Hangover, Wreck-It Ralph, 21, I Love You Man

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Hilary Duff is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Female Fashion Designers
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Hilary Erhard Duff is an American singer, songwriter, actress, model and fashion designer. Duff began her acting career at a young age, and quickly became labeled a teen idol as the starring titular character in the television series Lizzie McGuire. The series proved to be a hit, leading to a film ...more

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Age: 29

Birthplace: Texas, USA, Houston

Profession: Songwriter, Entrepreneur, Singer-songwriter, Film Producer Model, + more

Credits: A Cinderella Story, Lizzie McGuire, The Lizzie McGuire Movie, Raise Your Voice

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Madonna is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Female Fashion Designers
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Madonna Louise Ciccone is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman. She achieved popularity by pushing the boundaries of lyrical content in mainstream popular music and imagery in her music videos, which became a fixture on MTV. Madonna is known for reinventing both her music and ...more

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Age: 58

Birthplace: Bay City, Michigan, United States of America

Profession: Record producer, Entrepreneur, Singer-songwriter, Film Producer Screenwriter, + more

Credits: Madonna: Truth or Dare, Desperately Seeking Susan, Dick Tracy, Evita

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Jessica Simpson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Female Fashion Designers
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Jessica Ann Johnson is an American singer, songwriter, actress, reality television personality and fashion designer who made her debut in 1999. Since that time, Simpson has made many recordings, starred in several television shows, movies and commercials, launched a line of hair and beauty products, ...more

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Age: 36

Birthplace: Abilene, Texas, United States of America

Profession: Spokesperson, Fashion designer, Businessperson, Television producer Singer-songwriter, + more

Credits: Newlyweds: Nick & Jessica, The Master of Disguise, DreamChaser Tour, The Teen Choice Awards 2006

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Amanda Bynes is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Female Fashion Designers
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Amanda Laura Bynes is an American actress and fashion designer. After appearing in commercials and in plays, Bynes rose to prominence as a child star in the late 1990s and early 2000s on the Nickelodeon series All That and The Amanda Show. From 2002 to 2006, she starred in the sitcom What I Like ...more

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Age: 31

Birthplace: Thousand Oaks, California, United States of America

Profession: Fashion designer, Actor, Voice acting, Singer

Credits: Easy A, She's the Man, What I Like About You, Hairspray

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Milla Jovovich is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Female Fashion Designers
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Milla Jovovich is an American model, actress, musician, and fashion designer. She has appeared in numerous science fiction and action-themed films, earning her the sobriquet "reigning queen of kick-butt" from the music channel VH1 in 2006. Born in the Soviet Union, Jovovich immigrated with her ...more

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Age: 41

Birthplace: Kiev, Ukrainian SSR

Profession: Fashion designer, Musician, Film Producer, Supermodel Actor, + more

Credits: The Fifth Element, Resident Evil: Apocalypse, Resident Evil: Extinction, Resident Evil: Afterlife

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