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TRENDING Famous Male Fashion Designers

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This list of famous male fashion designers is ranked by their level of prominence, with photos when available. This greatest male fashion designers list contains the most prominent and famous fashion designers. Don't forget to also check out the greatest gay icons in fashion and celebrities who have their own fashion lines. There are thousands of men working as fashion designers in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones - those making waves in the world of international male clothing and fashion. The most famous designers have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a guy aspiring to be a fashion designer then the people below should give you inspiration.

No list of the most famous fashion designers would be complete without the likes of Marc Jacobs or Karl Lagerfeld. However, you'll also find a number of black fashion designers and Asian fashion designers below. The famous male designers listed here know all about men's fashion and have established careers in the business.

While this isn't a list of all male fashion designers, it does feature over 250 notable male designer names, from African American fashion designers, to other men fashion designers of all races. Who are the most famous male fashion designers? Who are the best male fashion designers? Take a look below!

Tom Ford is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Fashion Designers
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Thomas Carlyle "Tom" Ford is an American fashion designer and film director. He gained international fame for his turnaround of Gucci and the creation of the Tom Ford label before directing the Oscar-nominated film A Single Man. ...more

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Age: 54

Birthplace: Austin, Texas, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Profession: Fashion designer, Screenwriter, Designer, Film Director

Credits: A Single Man, Mademoiselle C, The 82nd Annual Academy Awards, Valentino: The Last Emperor

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#36 on The Most Influential People in Fashion

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Michael Kors is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Fashion Designers
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Michael Kors is a New York City-based fashion designer of American sportswear for women. He is Honorary Chairman and Chief Creative Officer for his company, Michael Kors Holdings Limited, which deals in fashion accessories. Michael Kors was named the first-ever women’s ready-to-wear designer for ...more

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Age: 56

Birthplace: Long Island, New York, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Profession: Fashion designer, Designer, Costume Designer

Credits: Project Runway, Models of the Runway, Project Runway: All Stars, Great Things About the Holidays

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#27 on The Most Influential People in Fashion

#53 on The Best Reality Show Judges

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Sean Combs is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Fashion Designers
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Sean John Combs (born November 4, 1969),[1] currently known by his stage name Diddy, is an American record producer, rapper, actor, and men's fashion designer. He won three Grammy Awards and two MTV Video Music Awards, and his clothing line earned a Council of Fashion Designers of America award. ...more

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Age: 46

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

Nationality: United States of America

Profession: Fashion designer, Record producer, Songwriter, Television producer Musician, + more

Credits: Training Day, Bad Boys II, Godzilla, Muppets Most Wanted

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#25 on A Definitive Ranking of Rappers as Actors

#14 on Who Should Buy the Los Angeles Clippers?

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Jeffree Star is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Fashion Designers
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Jeffrey Lynn Steininger, better known by his stage name Jeffree Star, is an American model, fashion designer, makeup artist, DJ, and singer-songwriter residing in Beverly Hills, California. He started his music career on MySpace with over 25 million plays on his self-released music. He is known for ...more

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Age: 29

Birthplace: California, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Profession: Fashion designer, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Model Actor, + more

Credits: Hella Crazy, Turn the Beat Around, What Now, LA Ink

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David Arquette is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Male Fashion Designers
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David Arquette is an American actor, film director, producer, screenwriter, wrestler, and fashion designer. A member of the Arquette acting family, he first became known during the mid-1990s after starring in several Hollywood films, such as the Scream series, Wild Bill, and Buffy the Vampire ...more

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Age: 44

Birthplace: Virginia, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Profession: Fashion designer, Television director, Wrestler, Television producer Film Producer, + more

Credits: Never Been Kissed, Eight Legged Freaks, Jake and the Never Land Pirates, Scream

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#15 on The Best Frequent Howard Stern Guests

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Lenny Kravitz is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Male Fashion Designers
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Leonard Albert "Lenny" Kravitz is an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, actor and arranger, whose "retro" style incorporates elements of rock, blues, soul, R&B, funk, jazz, reggae, hard rock, psychedelic, pop, folk, and ballads. In addition to singing lead and ...more

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Age: 51

Birthplace: New York City, Manhattan, USA, New York

Nationality: United States of America

Profession: Fashion designer, Record producer, Musician, Singer-songwriter Actor, + more

Credits: Precious, Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me, Bad Boys II, Lee Daniels' The Butler

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#98 on The Best Rock Vocalists

#57 on The Greatest Musical Artists of the '90s

#92 on The Hottest Men Over 40

#36 on The Sexiest Artists of All Time

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John Malkovich is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Male Fashion Designers
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John Gavin Malkovich is an American actor, director, producer, and fashion designer. He has appeared in more than 70 motion pictures. For his roles in Places in the Heart and In the Line of Fire, he received Academy Award nominations. He has also appeared in films such as Empire of the Sun, The ...more

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Age: 62

Birthplace: Christopher, Illinois, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Profession: Fashion designer, Businessperson, Film Producer, Screenwriter Actor, + more

Credits: Empire of the Sun, Dangerous Liaisons, Being John Malkovich, Burn After Reading

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#84 on The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History

#30 on The Greatest Actors Who Have Never Won an Oscar (for Acting)

#68 on The Best Actors in Film History

#57 on The Coolest Actors Ever

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Russell Simmons is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Male Fashion Designers
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Russell Wendell Simmons is an American business magnate. He cofounded the hip-hop music label Def Jam and created the clothing fashion lines Phat Farm, Argyleculture, and American Classics. Married to Samantha Simmons of East Providence RI, Simmons has been described as the third richest figure in ...more

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Age: 58

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

Nationality: United States of America

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

Credits: Russell Simmons Presents Def Poetry, Run's House, Run's House, Lockdown USA

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