This list of famous male fashion designers is ranked by their level of prominence, with photos when available. This greatest male fashion designers list contains the most prominent and famous fashion designers. Don't forget to also check out the greatest gay icons in fashion and celebrities who have their own fashion lines. There are thousands of men working as fashion designers in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones - those making waves in the world of international male clothing and fashion. The most famous designers have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a guy aspiring to be a fashion designer then the people below should give you inspiration.
No list of the most famous fashion designers would be complete without the likes of Marc Jacobs or Karl Lagerfeld. However, you'll also find a number of Black fashion designers and Asian fashion designers below. The famous male designers listed here know all about men's fashion and have established careers in the business.
While this isn't a list of all male fashion designers, it does feature over 250 notable male designer names, from African American fashion designers, to other men fashion designers of all races. Who are the most famous male fashion designers? Who are the best male fashion designers? Take a look below!
- David Arquette (born September 8, 1971) is an American actor, professional wrestler, film director, producer, screenwriter and fashion designer. A member of the Arquette acting family, he first became known during the mid-1990s after starring in several Hollywood films, such as the Scream series, Wild Bill, Never Been Kissed, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, See Spot Run and Eight Legged Freaks. He has since had several television roles, such as Jason Ventress on ABC's In Case of Emergency. As a professional wrestler, he is remembered negatively for an infamous stint in World Championship Wrestling where he was a one time WCW World Heavyweight Champion but has received praise in recent times, for... more
- Leonard Albert Kravitz (born May 26, 1964) is an American singer, songwriter, actor, record producer, and multi-instrumentalist. His "retro" style incorporates elements of rock, blues, soul, R&B, funk, jazz, reggae, hard rock, psychedelic, pop, folk, and ballads. He won the Grammy Award for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance four years in a row from 1999 to 2002, breaking the record for most wins in that category as well as setting the record for most consecutive wins in one category by a male. He has been nominated for and won other awards, including American Music Awards, MTV Video Music Awards, Radio Music Awards, Brit Awards, and Blockbuster Entertainment Awards. He was also ranked number... more
- Photo: Goncharuk Maksim / ShutterstockJohn Gavin Malkovich (born December 9, 1953) is an American actor, producer, and fashion designer. He received Academy Award nominations for his performances in Places in the Heart (1984) and In the Line of Fire (1993). He has appeared in more than 70 films, including The Killing Fields (1984), Empire of the Sun (1987), Dangerous Liaisons (1988), Of Mice and Men (1992), Con Air (1997), Rounders (1998), Being John Malkovich (1999), Shadow of the Vampire (2000), Ripley's Game (2002), Johnny English (2003), Mulholland Falls (1996), Burn After Reading (2008), Red (2010), Warm Bodies (2013), and Bird Box (2018), as well as producing films such as Ghost World (2001), Juno (2007), and The Perks of... more
- Photo: Dave Kotinsky / Getty ImagesRussell Wendell Simmons (born October 4, 1957) is an American entrepreneur, record executive, writer, and film producer. He is chairman and CEO of Rush Communications, co-founded the hip-hop music label Def Jam Recordings, and created the clothing fashion lines Phat Farm, Argyleculture, and Tantris. Simmons' net worth was estimated at $340 million in 2011.... more