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Famous Fashion Designers from Germany

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List of notable or famous fashion designers from Germany, with bios and photos, including the top fashion designers born in Germany and even some popular fashion designers who immigrated to Germany. If you're trying to find out the names of famous German 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 Germany is included when available.

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

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Jette Joop is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Fashion Designers from Germany
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Jette Joop is a jewelry and fashion designer. She is the daughter of Wolfgang Joop. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 51

Birthplace: Braunschweig, Germany

Jil Sander is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Fashion Designers from Germany
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Heidemarie Jiline "Jil" Sander (German pronunciation: [dʒɪl ˈzandər]; born 27 November 1943 in Wesselburen) is a minimalist German fashion designer and the founder of the Jil Sander fashion house. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 75

Birthplace: Wesselburen, Germany

Karl Lagerfeld is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Fashion Designers from Germany
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Karl Otto Lagerfeld (German: [kaɐ̯l ˈlaːɡɐˌfɛlt]; 10 September 1933 – 19 February 2019) was a German creative director, fashion designer, artist, photographer, and caricaturist who lived in Paris.He was known as the creative director of the French fashion house Chanel, a position held from 1983 until his death, and was also creative director of the Italian fur and leather goods fashion house Fendi, and of his own eponymous fashion label. He collaborated on a variety of fashion and art-related projects. Lagerfeld was recognized for his signature white hair, black sunglasses, fingerless gloves, and high, starched, detachable collars. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 85

Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany

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Philipp Plein is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Fashion Designers from Germany
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Philipp Patrick Plein is a German fashion designer and founder of the namesake brand that includes men’s and women’s apparel, children’s wear and accessories. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 41

Birthplace: Munich, Germany