Who is the most famous gay icon in fashion? Lindsay Lohan's fashion style is analyzed and adored by the gay community, and other fabulous female gay fashion icons include Heidi Klum, Tyra Banks, and Lady Gaga.
Many revolutionary fashion designers are openly gay. Karl Lagerfeld has worked for Chanel, Fendi, Chloe, and many more of the top names in fashion. Openly gay designer, Valentino, has influenced a generation of designers and his gowns are frequently seen on the red carpet.
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Openly gay designer, Gianni Versace, was famous for creating beautiful clothing, fragrances, and accessories. He was with his partner, Antonio D'Amico, from 1982 until his death in 1997.
Age: Died at 51 (1946-1997)
Birthplace: Reggio Calabria, Italy
Profession: Fashion designer, Designer, Actor, Costume Designer
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Openly gay designer, Tom Ford, help to revolutionize Gucci. He is also a successful filmmaker, director of A Single Man, starring Colin Firth. He has been with his partner, Richard Buckley, since 1986.
Birthplace: Austin, Texas, USA
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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Supermodel Tyra Banks has said that without all the gay men in fashion, she wouldn’t be famous. She has welcomed gay, lesbian, and transsexual contestants on her show America's Next Top Model.
Birthplace: Inglewood, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Profession: Businessperson, Television producer, Model, Screenwriter, Author, + more
Credits: The Tyra Banks Show, Tropic Thunder, America's Next Top Model, Mr. Woodcock
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Openly gay designer, Alexander McQueen, was named head designer at Givenchy in 1996. He married George Forsyth in 2000, but the couple split up one year later. He tragically took his own life in 2010.
Age: Died at 41 (1969-2010)
Birthplace: London Borough of Lewisham, London, United Kingdom
Profession: Fashion designer, Designer, Visual Artist, Artist
Credits: Björk: Greatest Hits
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