List of famous female costume designers, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female costume designers list contains the most prominent and top females known for being costume designers. There are thousand of females working as costume designers in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic costume designers have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a costume designer then the people below should give you inspiration.
Elizabeth Haffenden and Connie Peirce are included on this list.While this isn't a list of all female costume designers, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female costume designers?" and "Who are the best female costume designers?"
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
Birthplace: Rochester, Michigan, United States of America
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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 on the USA crime drama White Collar,; and, in 2013, she had a recurring role as Dr. Lauren Boswell on the ABC medical drama Grey's Anatomy. ...more
Birthplace: Sterling, Virginia, United States of Americasee more on Hilarie Burton
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, Versus. Versace took over the label's design after her brother's murder. ...more
Birthplace: Reggio Calabria, Italy
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Arlene Carol Dahl is an American actress and former MGM contract star, who achieved notability during the 1950s. She is the mother of actor Lorenzo Lamas. ...more
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America
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