List of Famous Costume Designers People

List of Famous Costume Designers

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List of famous costume designers, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top costume designers in the world? This includes the most prominent costume designers, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable costume designers is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic costume designers were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned costume designers.

List people range from Dita Von Teese to Jean Paul Gaultier.

From reputable, prominent, and well known costume designers to the lesser known costume designers of today, these are some of the best professionals in the costume designer field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous costume designers ever?" and "What are the names of famous costume designers?" then you're in the right place. (2578 items)

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    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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    • Age: 43
    • Birthplace: Michigan, USA, Rochester
    • Profession: Pornographic actor, Stripper, Pin-up girl, Model, Author, + more
    • Credits: Matter of Trust, Indie Sex, The Death of Salvador Dali, Romancing Sara, Lest We Forget: The Video Collection, + more
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    Hilarie Burton is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Costume Designers
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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 Ellis ...more

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    • Age: age 33
    • Birthplace: Sterling, Virginia, United States of America
    • Profession: VJ, Film Producer, Actor
    • Credits: White Collar, One Tree Hill, The Secret Life of Bees, Little Britain USA, TRL, + more
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    Donatella Versace is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Costume Designers
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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 label, ...more

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    • Age: 60
    • Birthplace: Reggio Calabria, Italy
    • Profession: Fashion designer, Designer, Costume Designer
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    George Orson Welles was an American actor, director, writer and producer who worked in theater, radio and film. He is best remembered for his innovative work in all three media: in theatre, most notably Caesar, a groundbreaking Broadway adaptation of Julius Caesar; in radio, the 1938 broadcast "The War ...more

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    • Age: Died at 70 (1915-1985)
    • Birthplace: Kenosha, USA, Wisconsin
    • Profession: Television director, Television producer, Film Producer, Radio personality, Actor, + more
    • Credits: Citizen Kane, The Muppet Movie, The Third Man, Touch of Evil, History of the World, + more
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    Gianni Versace was an Italian fashion designer and founder of Versace, an international fashion house, which produces accessories, fragrances, make-up and home furnishings as well as clothes. He also designed costumes for the theatre and films. As a friend of Eric Clapton; Diana, Princess of Wales; ...more

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    • Age: Died at 51 (1946-1997)
    • Birthplace: Reggio Calabria, Italy
    • Profession: Fashion designer, Designer, Actor, Costume Designer
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    Coco Chanel is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Costume Designers
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    Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel was a French fashion designer and founder of the Chanel brand. Along with Paul Poiret, Chanel was credited with liberating women from the constraints of the "corseted silhouette" and popularizing the acceptance of a sportive, casual chic as the feminine standard in the ...more

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    • Age: Died at 88 (1883-1971)
    • Birthplace: Saumur, France
    • Profession: Fashion designer, Designer, Costume Designer
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    Michael Kors is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Costume 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 French ...more

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    • Age: age 56
    • Birthplace: Long Island, New York, 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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    Marc Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Costume Designers
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    Marc Jacobs is an American fashion designer. He is the head designer for Marc Jacobs, as well as Marc by Marc Jacobs, a diffusion line, with over 200 retail stores in 80 countries. He was the creative director of the French design house Louis Vuitton from 1997 to 2013. Jacobs was on Time magazine's ...more

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    • Age: age 52
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America
    • Profession: Fashion designer, Designer, Costume Designer
    • Credits: Disconnect
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