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Celebrities, models, designers, stylists, and CEOs of the largest department stores are fashion trendsetters. This list contains some of the hottest and most influential people in the fashion industry. Whether it's Tyra Banks deciding whether or not you're still in the running to be America's Next Top Model, or it's the inventor of the ever so popular flab squishing Spanx, these people are making their marks on what we wear and how we wear it.

Fashion tells a story. It helps us express how we are feeling, how we want others to react to us and it also does a very important job. It makes us not naked. Without fashion we'd all be naked criminals running around exposing ourselves and probably most of us would be very, very cold. So thank goodness for clothes!
   
Fashion changes with the times and reflects what the culture deems as attractive or appropriate. These people are in charge of those terms. Check out this list for fashionistas, designers and clothing moguls alike! Be inspired and look fabulous! 
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Audrey Hepburn is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Audrey Hepburn Model, Actor, Dancer

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+ - 303 158
Lupita Nyong'o is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Lupita Nyong'o Actor, Music video director, Film Director

3
+ - 266 151
Sophia Amoruso is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Sophia Amoruso Businessperson

4
+ - 240 142
Michael Jackson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Michael Jackson Film Score Composer, Businessperson, Record producer

5
+ - 237 153
Clare Waight Keller is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion

6
+ - 193 146
Leandra Medine is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion

7
+ - 184 141
Phoebe Philo is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Phoebe Philo Designer

8
+ - 166 134
Coco Chanel is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Coco Chanel Fashion designer, Designer, Costume Designer - French Fashion Designer and founder of the Chanel brand

9
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Katharine Hepburn is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion

10
+ - 150 133
Rei Kawakubo is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Rei Kawakubo Fashion designer, Designer

11
+ - 162 146
Robin Givhan is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Robin Givhan Journalist, Writer, Critic

12
+ - 149 135
Annie Leibovitz is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Annie Leibovitz Artist, Photographer

13
+ - 140 126
Christian Dior is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Christian Dior Fashion designer, Designer, Costume Designer - Fashion Designer

14
+ - 138 130
Diana Vreeland is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Diana Vreeland Editor, Writer, Consultant

15
+ - 132 132
Edith Head is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Edith Head Actor, Costume Designer

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+ - 125 130
Ralph Lauren is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Ralph Lauren Fashion designer, Businessperson, Entrepreneur - CEO, Polo Ralph Lauren

17
+ - 64 61
Valentino is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Valentino Fashion designer, Designer

18
+ - 119 131
Andy Warhol is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Andy Warhol Sculptor, Illustrator, Painter

19
+ - 115 127
Gianni Versace is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Gianni Versace Fashion designer, Designer, Actor - Fashion Designer

20
+ - 173 212
Madonna is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Madonna Record producer, Entrepreneur, Singer-songwriter

21
+ - 110 135
Isabel Marant is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion

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+ - 111 137
Kim France is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Kim France Editor, Journalist

23
+ - 47 54
Tom Ford is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Tom Ford Fashion designer, Screenwriter, Designer

24
+ - 101 132
Bettie Page is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Bettie Page Pin-up girl, Nude Glamour Model, Model

25
+ - 102 134
Lynn Yaeger is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Lynn Yaeger Journalist

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+ - 78 103
Alexander McQueen is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Alexander McQueen Fashion designer, Designer, Visual Artist - Fashion Designer

27
+ - 34 41
Christian Louboutin is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Christian Louboutin Fashion designer, Designer

28
+ - 41 51
Michael Kors is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Michael Kors Fashion designer, Designer, Costume Designer

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+ - 31 38
Hubert de Givenchy is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Hubert de Givenchy Fashion designer, Designer, Costume Designer

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+ - 67 90
Giorgio Armani is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Giorgio Armani Fashion designer, Businessperson, Designer

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+ - 59 79
Oscar De La Renta is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Oscar De La Renta Fashion Designer

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+ - 43 56
Vivienne Westwood is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Vivienne Westwood Fashion designer, Designer

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+ - 80 110
Anna Wintour is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Anna Wintour Magazine editor, Journalist - Editor-in-chief, Vogue Magazine

34
+ - 82 114
Vera Wang is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Vera Wang Fashion designer, Designer - Fashion Designer

35
+ - 31 40
Karl Lagerfeld is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Karl Lagerfeld Art Director, Fashion designer, Designer

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+ - 31 40
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion

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+ - 44 59
James Dean is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
James Dean Actor

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+ - 45 61
Oscar de la Renta is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion

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+ - 50 69
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridg... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion

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+ - 62 87
Valentino Garavani is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Valentino Garavani Italian Fashion Designer

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+ - 28 37
David Bowie is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
David Bowie Film Score Composer, Arranger, Record producer

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+ - 58 82
Marc Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Marc Jacobs Fashion designer, Designer, Costume Designer - Head Designer, Mark Jacobs International

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+ - 26 35
Rachel Zoe is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Rachel Zoe Television producer, Designer

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+ - 42 59
Farrah Fawcett is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Farrah Fawcett Film Producer, Model, Actor

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+ - 47 67
Manolo Blahnik is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Manolo Blahnik Fashion designer, Designer - Spanish Fashion Designer of Women's High-end shoes

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+ - 76 111
Kate Moss is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Kate Moss Model

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+ - 16 21
Cristóbal Balenciaga is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Cristóbal Balenciaga Fashion designer, Designer

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+ - 57 83
Michael Kors is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Michael Kors Fashion Designer

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+ - 19 26
Jean Paul Gaultier is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Jean Paul Gaultier Fashion designer, Actor, Costume Designer

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+ - 54 79
Diane von Fürstenberg is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Diane von Fürstenberg Fashion designer, Businessperson - Fashion Designer