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

Examples include Emilio Pucci and Donatella Versace.

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

Use this list of renowned Italian fashion designers to discover some new fashion designers that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. 
Alessandra Facchinetti is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Fashion Designers from Italy
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Alessandra Facchinetti is an Italian fashion designer. In 2007 she was appointed the creative director at the fashion House of Valentino, on the retirement of Valentino Garavani. Previously she had been a designer at the House of Gucci. After some initial success, in 2008 she was dismissed from ...more

Age: 43

Birthplace: Bergamo, Italy

Profession: Fashion designer, Designer

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Carlo Palazzi is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Fashion Designers from Italy
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Carlo Palazzi was an Italian fashion designer. The English company Jaeger licensed his work for an American line in the mid 1960s. Since then, he was licensed in Japan, Switzerland, Germany and Brazil. Customers at his shop on the Via Borgognona in Rome included George Hamilton, Marcello Mastroianni ...more

Age: 88

Birthplace: Urbino, Italy

Profession: Fashion designer

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Daniela Zuccoli is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Fashion Designers from Italy
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Daniela Zuccoli is the widow of Mike Bongiorno. ...more

Age: 66

Birthplace: Milan, Italy

Profession: Fashion designer, Television producer

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Donatella Versace is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Fashion Designers from Italy
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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 ...more

Age: 61

Birthplace: Reggio Calabria, Italy

Profession: Fashion designer, Designer, Costume Designer

Credits: Mademoiselle C, Valentino: The Last Emperor, Dior and I, The Devil Wears Prada

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