Famous Fashion Designers from Belgium

List of notable or famous fashion designers from Belgium, with bios and photos, including the top fashion designers born in Belgium and even some popular fashion designers who immigrated to Belgium. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Belgian fashion designers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These fashion designers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known fashion designer from Belgium is included when available.

Examples of people on this list: Diane von Fürstenberg, Dirk Bikkembergs and many more.

This historic fashion designers from Belgium list can help answer the questions "Who are some Belgian fashion designers of note?" and "Who are the most famous fashion designers from Belgium?" These prominent fashion designers of Belgium may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Belgian fashion designers.

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  • Ann Demeulemeester
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    Ann Demeulemeester is a fashion designer whose eponymous label Ann Demeulemeester is mainly showcased at the annual Paris Fashion Week. She is one of Antwerp Six in the fashion industry.
    • Age: 63
    • Birthplace: Waregem, Belgium
  • Diane von Furstenberg, formerly Princess Diane of Fürstenberg is a Belgian-born American fashion designer best known for her iconic wrap dress. She initially rose to prominence when she married into the German princely House of Fürstenberg, as the wife of Prince Egon of Fürstenberg. Following their divorce in 1972, she has continued to use his family name, although she is no longer entitled to use the title princess following her divorce and subsequent remarriage in 2001. She re-launched her fashion company, Diane von Furstenberg, in 1997, with the reintroduction of her famous wrap dress. The company is now a global luxury lifestyle brand offering four complete collections a year. DVF is ...more
    • Age: 76
    • Birthplace: Brussels, Belgium
  • Dirk Bikkembergs
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    Dirk Bikkembergs is a Belgian fashion designer.
    • Age: 64
    • Birthplace: Cologne, Germany
  • Dries van Noten
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    Dries Van Noten is a Belgian fashion designer and an eponymous fashion brand. In 2005, the New York Times described him as "one of fashion's most cerebral designers". His style is said to be "eccentric", and fell out of favor during the long period of minimalistic fashion in the early 1990s, only to make a come back towards the mid-2000s, culminating with Van Noten's winning of the International Award of the Council of Fashion Designers of America in 2008. That same year, he dressed actress Cate Blanchett for the Academy Awards, and has continued to dress her for other red carpet events since then. Other notable customers include Princess Mathilde of Belgium, and actress Maggie ...more
    • Age: 64
    • Birthplace: Antwerp, Belgium
  • Elvis Pompilio
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    Elvis Pompilio is a Belgian fashion designer who specialises in hats. He was born in Liège to a family of Italian origin. Pompilio entered business in 1987, with a workshop in Brussels where he produced designs for use in fashion shows by marques such as Dior and Valentino. In 1990, he opened a retail store in central Brussels. He later opened a store in Antwerp, followed by branches in Paris and London. His designs are sold in the United States and Japan. Pompilio was a nominee on the RTBF show Le plus grand Belge in 2005, finishing in 84th place.
    • Age: 62
    • Birthplace: Liège, Belgium
  • Kaat Tilley
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    Kaat Tilley

    Kaat Tilley was a fashion and costume designer.
    • Age: Dec. at 52 (1959-2012)
    • Birthplace: Mechelen, Belgium