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Celebrities, models, designers, stylists, and CEOs of the largest department stores are fashion trendsetters. This list contains some of the hottest and most influential people in the fashion industry. Whether it's Tyra Banks deciding whether or not you're still in the running to be America's Next Top Model, or it's the inventor of the ever so popular flab squishing Spanx, these people are making their marks on what we wear and how we wear it.

Fashion tells a story. It helps us express how we are feeling, how we want others to react to us and it also does a very important job. It makes us not naked. Without fashion we'd all be naked criminals running around exposing ourselves and probably most of us would be very, very cold. So thank goodness for clothes!
   
Fashion changes with the times and reflects what the culture deems as attractive or appropriate. These people are in charge of those terms. Check out this list for fashionistas, designers and clothing moguls alike! Be inspired and look fabulous! 
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1
415 143
Audrey Hepburn is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Audrey Hepburn Model, Actor, Dancer

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2
311 185
Lupita Nyong'o is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Lupita Nyong'o Actor, Music video director, Film Director

3
257 160
Michael Jackson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Michael Jackson Film Score Composer, Businessperson, Record producer

4
270 173
Sophia Amoruso is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Sophia Amoruso Businessperson

5
207 136
Coco Chanel is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Coco Chanel Fashion designer, Designer, Costume Designer - French Fashion Designer and founder of the Chanel brand

6
241 172
Clare Waight Keller is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Clare Waight Keller

7
191 144
Katharine Hepburn is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion

8
171 128
Christian Dior is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Christian Dior Fashion designer, Designer, Costume Designer - Fashion Designer

9
199 161
Leandra Medine is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Leandra Medine Author

10
187 153
Phoebe Philo is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Phoebe Philo Designer

11
89 61
Valentino is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Valentino Fashion designer, Designer

12
159 141
Annie Leibovitz is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Annie Leibovitz Artist, Photographer

13
151 133
Ralph Lauren is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Ralph Lauren Fashion designer, Businessperson, Entrepreneur - CEO, Polo Ralph Lauren

14
157 141
Rei Kawakubo is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Rei Kawakubo Fashion designer, Designer

15
141 128
Gianni Versace is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Gianni Versace Fashion designer, Designer, Actor - Fashion Designer

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16
165 155
Robin Givhan is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Robin Givhan Journalist, Writer, Critic

17
147 136
Diana Vreeland is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Diana Vreeland Editor, Writer, Consultant

18
56 41
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion

19
139 137
Edith Head is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Edith Head Actor, Costume Designer

20
68 61
Grace Kelly is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Grace Kelly Fashion Model, Actor, Crown Princess

21
52 44
Christian Louboutin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Christian Louboutin Fashion designer, Designer

22
128 137
Andy Warhol is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Andy Warhol Sculptor, Illustrator, Painter

23
56 51
Diana, Princess of Wales is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Diana, Princess of Wales Crown Princess

24
88 90
Giorgio Armani is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
amsmaia added Giorgio Armani Fashion designer, Businessperson, Designer

25
60 58
Tom Ford is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Tom Ford Fashion designer, Screenwriter, Designer

26
45 40
Hubert de Givenchy is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Hubert de Givenchy Fashion designer, Designer, Costume Designer

27
57 55
Michael Kors is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Michael Kors Fashion designer, Designer, Costume Designer

28
104 116
Vera Wang is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Vera Wang Fashion designer, Designer - Fashion Designer

29
94 106
Alexander McQueen is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Alexander McQueen Fashion designer, Designer, Visual Artist - Fashion Designer

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30
185 223
Madonna is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
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31
59 62
Oscar de la Renta is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion

32
32 28
Jean Paul Gaultier is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Jean Paul Gaultier Fashion designer, Actor, Costume Designer

33
113 136
Bettie Page is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Bettie Page Pin-up girl, Nude Glamour Model, Model

34
40 42
David Bowie is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
David Bowie Film Score Composer, Arranger, Record producer

35
55 62
James Dean is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
James Dean Actor

36
61 72
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridg... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion

37
40 44
Karl Lagerfeld is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Karl Lagerfeld Art Director, Fashion designer, Designer

38
34 36
Stella McCartney is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Stella McCartney Fashion designer, Designer, Costume Designer

39
70 85
Marc Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Marc Jacobs Fashion designer, Designer, Costume Designer - Head Designer, Mark Jacobs International

40
53 62
Vivienne Westwood is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Vivienne Westwood Fashion designer, Designer

41
57 69
Manolo Blahnik is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Manolo Blahnik Fashion designer, Designer - Spanish Fashion Designer of Women's High-end shoes

42
111 143
Isabel Marant is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion

43
112 145
Kim France is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Kim France Editor, Journalist

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44
90 115
Anna Wintour is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Anna Wintour Magazine editor, Journalist - Editor-in-chief, Vogue Magazine

45
65 81
Diane von Fürstenberg is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Diane von Fürstenberg Fashion designer, Businessperson - Fashion Designer

46
112 146
Sarah Jessica Parker is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Sarah Jessica Parker Businessperson, Television producer, Film Producer - Actress, Fashionista

47
40 47
Miuccia Prada is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Miuccia Prada Fashion designer, Designer

48
43 54
Tim Gunn is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Tim Gunn Television producer, Screenwriter, Author - Mentor, Project Runway

49
104 142
Lynn Yaeger is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Lynn Yaeger Journalist

50
22 26
Cristóbal Balenciaga is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Cristóbal Balenciaga Fashion designer, Designer