Designers The Most Influential People in Fashion  

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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
757 600
Audrey Hepburn is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Model, Actor, Dancer

2
676 555
Madonna is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
jsnungaray added Record producer, Entrepreneur, Singer-songwriter

3
637 552
Coco Chanel is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Fashion designer, Designer, Costume Designer - French Fashion Designer and founder of the Chanel brand

4
323 304
Diana, Princess of Wales is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Crown Princess

5
432 444
Christian Dior is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Fashion designer, Designer, Costume Designer - Fashion Designer

6
282 275
Anna Wintour is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Magazine editor, Journalist - Editor-in-chief, Vogue Magazine

7
420 439
Gianni Versace is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Fashion designer, Designer, Actor - Fashion Designer

8
303 302
Alexander McQueen is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Fashion designer, Designer, Visual Artist - Fashion Designer

9
254 244
Christian Louboutin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Fashion designer, Designer

10
179 161
Miuccia Prada is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Fashion designer, Designer

11
278 287
Giorgio Armani is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
amsmaia added Fashion designer, Businessperson, Designer

12
191 183
Hubert de Givenchy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Fashion designer, Designer, Costume Designer

13
365 400
Ralph Lauren is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Fashion designer, Businessperson, Entrepreneur - CEO, Polo Ralph Lauren

14
286 305
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion

15
221 225
Marc Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Fashion designer, Designer, Costume Designer - Head Designer, Mark Jacobs International

16
169 162
Donatella Versace is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Fashion designer, Designer, Costume Designer

17
289 317
Vera Wang is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Fashion designer, Designer - Fashion Designer

18
285 312
Valentino is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Fashion designer, Designer

19
177 175
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridg... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion

20
223 241
Grace Kelly is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Fashion Model, Actor, Crown Princess

21
204 218
Oscar de la Renta is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion

22
104 88
Cristóbal Balenciaga is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Fashion designer, Designer

23
149 147
Manolo Blahnik is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Fashion designer, Designer - Spanish Fashion Designer of Women's High-end shoes

24
188 199
Tom Ford is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Fashion designer, Screenwriter, Designer

25
161 169
Karl Lagerfeld is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Influential People in Fashion
Art Director, Fashion designer, Designer