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List of famous designers, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top designers in the world? This includes the most prominent designers, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable designers is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic designers were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned designers.

This list is made up of a variety of people, including Lindsay Lohan and Eva Mendes.

From reputable, prominent, and well known designers to the lesser known designers of today, these are some of the best professionals in the designer field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous designers ever?" and "What are the names of famous designers?" then you're in the right place. (1073 items)

Lindsay Lohan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Designers
Lindsay Lohan Lindsay Dee Lohan (born 2 July 1986) is an American actress, model and pop music singer. Lohan started in show business as a child fashion model for magazine advertisement and television ...more

Eva Mendes is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Designers
Eva Mendes Eva Mendes is an American actress, model, singer and designer. She began acting in the late 1990s, and after a series of roles in B movies such as Children of the Corn V: Fields of Terror and ...more

Kanye West is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Designers
Kanye West Kanye Omari West is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, director, painter, entrepreneur, and fashion designer. West first gained prominence as a producer for Roc-A-Fella ...more

Penélope Cruz is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Designers
Penélope Cruz Penélope Cruz Sánchez is a Spanish actress and model. Signed by an agent at age 15, she made her acting debut at 16 on television and her feature film debut the following year in ...more

Avril Lavigne is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Designers
Avril Lavigne Avril Ramona Lavigne is a Canadian-French singer and songwriter. She was born in Belleville, Ontario, and spent most of her youth in the town of Napanee. By the age of 15, she had appeared on ...more

Elizabeth Hurley is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Designers
Elizabeth Hurley Elizabeth Jane "Liz" Hurley is an English actress and model. She has been associated with the cosmetics company Estée Lauder since the company gave Hurley her first modelling ...more

Gwen Stefani is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Designers
Gwen Stefani Gwen Renée Stefani is an American singer, songwriter, fashion designer, and actress. She is the co-founder and lead vocalist of the rock band No Doubt. During the band's hiatus, Stefani ...more

Victoria Beckham is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Designers
Victoria Beckham Victoria Caroline Beckham is an English businesswoman, fashion designer, model and singer. In the late 1990s, Beckham rose to fame with the all-female pop group Spice Girls and was dubbed Posh ...more

Christie Brinkley is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Designers
Christie Brinkley Christie Brinkley is an American model and actress. Brinkley gained worldwide fame beginning in the late 1970s with three consecutive Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue covers through 1981. She ...more

Tara Reid is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Designers
Tara Reid Tara Reid is an American model and actress. Reid has acted on television shows such as Saved by the Bell: The New Class, Days of Our Lives, California Dreams, and Scrubs. Her film debut came in ...more

Nicole Richie is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Designers
Nicole Richie Nicole Camille Richie is an American fashion designer, author, actress and television personality. Richie rose to prominence for her role in the Fox reality television series, The Simple Life, ...more

Lil Wayne is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Designers
Lil Wayne Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr., known by his stage name Lil Wayne, is an American rapper, songwriter, and entrepreneur from New Orleans, Louisiana. In 1991, at the age of nine, Lil Wayne joined Cash ...more

Steve Jobs is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Designers
Steve Jobs Steven Paul Jobs was an American entrepreneur, marketer, and inventor, who was the cofounder, chairman, and CEO of Apple Inc. Through Apple, he was widely recognized as a charismatic and ...more

Kathy Ireland is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Designers
Kathy Ireland Kathleen Marie "Kathy" Ireland is an American model, actress, author and entrepreneur. Ireland was a supermodel in the 1980s and 1990s, best known for appearing in 13 consecutive ...more

Elisabeth Hasselbeck is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Designers
Elisabeth Hasselbeck Elisabeth DelPadre Hasselbeck is an American television personality and talk show host. Born and raised in Cranston, Rhode Island, she attended St. Mary Academy – Bay View as a teenager and ...more

Catherine Deneuve is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Designers
Catherine Deneuve Catherine Deneuve is a French actress who gained recognition for her portrayal of aloof, mysterious beauties for various directors, including Luis Buñuel and Roman Polanski. She is a ...more

Nicky Hilton is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Designers
Nicky Hilton Nicholai Olivia "Nicky" Hilton is an American businesswoman, fashion model, socialite, celebutante, heiress and fashion designer. She is a great-granddaughter of Conrad Hilton, who was ...more

Kimora Lee Simmons is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Designers
Kimora Lee Simmons Kimora Lee Simmons is an American former fashion model. She took over Baby Phat after Russell Simmons and was CEO/Creative Director through 2010. In 2011, she was hired as president/Creative ...more

Daisy Fuentes is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Designers
Daisy Fuentes Daisy Fuentes is a Cuban American television host and model. Daisy Fuentes broke barriers as MTV's first Latina VJ, and as Revlon's first Latina spokesperson to be signed to a worldwide

Lauren Katherine Conrad is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Designers
Lauren Katherine Conrad Lauren Katherine Tell is an American television personality, fashion designer, and author. Born and raised in Laguna Beach, California, she attended Laguna Beach High School. In September 2004 ...more

Barbi Benton is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Designers
Barbi Benton Barbi Benton is an American model, actress, and singer.

Camila Alves is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Designers
Camila Alves Camila Alves is a Brazilian model and designer. She is married to American actor Matthew McConaughey.

Donatella Versace is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Designers
Donatella Versace 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, ...more

Juliette Binoche is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Designers
Juliette Binoche Juliette Binoche is a French actress, artist and dancer. She has appeared in more than 40 feature films, been recipient of numerous international accolades, is a published author and has ...more

Kelis is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Designers
Kelis Kelis Rogers Mora, better known mononymously as Kelis, is an American singer-songwriter and certified chef. She has won Brit Awards, Q Awards, and NME Awards, and was nominated for two Grammy ...more

Erin Wasson is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous Designers
Erin Wasson Erin Wasson is an American model, actress, occasional stylist, and designer.

Whitney Port is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous Designers
Whitney Port Whitney Eve Port is an American television personality, fashion designer, and author. Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, she attended Crossroads School in Santa Monica as a teenager. In ...more

Marie Osmond is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous Designers
Marie Osmond Olive Marie Osmond is an American singer, film screenwriter, actress, doll designer, and a member of the show business family the Osmonds. Although she was never part of her family's singing ...more

Arnold Palmer is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Famous Designers
Arnold Palmer Arnold Daniel Palmer is a retired American professional golfer, who is generally regarded as one of the greatest players in men's professional golf history. He has won numerous events on both ...more

Gianni Versace is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Famous Designers
Gianni Versace Gianni Versace was an Italian fashion designer and founder of Versace, an international fashion house, which produces accessories, fragrances, make-up and home furnishings as well as clothes. He ...more

Bill Kaulitz is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Famous Designers
Bill Kaulitz Bill Kaulitz is a German singer, songwriter, voice actor, designer, and model. He is best known for his work from 2001 to the present as the lead singer of the band Tokio Hotel.

Coco Chanel is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Famous Designers
Coco Chanel Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel was a French fashion designer and founder of the Chanel brand. Along with Paul Poiret, Chanel was credited with liberating women from the constraints of the ...more

Tom Ford is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Famous Designers
Tom Ford Thomas Carlyle "Tom" Ford is an American fashion designer and film director. He gained international fame for his turnaround of Gucci and the creation of the Tom Ford label before ...more

Michael Kors is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Famous Designers
Michael Kors Michael Kors is a New York City-based fashion designer of American sportswear for women. He is Honorary Chairman and Chief Creative Officer for his company, Michael Kors Holdings Limited, which ...more

Elon Musk is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Famous Designers
Elon Musk Elon Reeve Musk is a South African-born, Canadian-American entrepreneur, engineer, inventor and investor. He is the CEO and CTO of SpaceX, CEO and chief product architect of Tesla Motors, and ...more

Ralph Lauren is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Famous Designers
Ralph Lauren Ralph Lauren, pronounced Loor-en is an American fashion designer, philanthropist, and business executive, best known for the Ralph Lauren Corporation clothing company, a global ...more

Alexander McQueen is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Famous Designers
Alexander McQueen Lee Alexander McQueen, CBE was a British fashion designer and couturier. He is known for having worked as chief designer at Givenchy from 1996 to 2001 and for founding his own Alexander McQueen ...more

Vera Wang is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Famous Designers
Vera Wang Vera Ellen Wang is an American fashion designer based in New York City and former figure skater. She is known for her wide range of haute couture bridesmaid gowns and wedding gown collections, ...more

Marc Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Famous Designers
Marc Jacobs Marc Jacobs is an American fashion designer. He is the head designer for Marc Jacobs, as well as Marc by Marc Jacobs, a diffusion line, with over 200 retail stores in 80 countries. He was the ...more

Guillermo del Toro is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Famous Designers
Guillermo del Toro Guillermo del Toro Gómez is a Mexican film director, screenwriter, producer, and novelist. In his filmmaking career, del Toro has alternated between Spanish-language dark fantasy pieces, ...more

Karl Lagerfeld is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Famous Designers
Karl Lagerfeld Karl Lagerfeld is a German fashion designer, artist, and photographer based in Paris. He is the head designer and creative director of the fashion house Chanel as well as the Italian house Fendi ...more

Giorgio Armani is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Famous Designers
Giorgio Armani Giorgio Armani is an Italian fashion designer, particularly noted for his menswear. He is known today for his clean, tailored lines. He formed his company, Armani, in 1975, and by 2001 was ...more

Yves Saint Laurent is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Famous Designers
Yves Saint Laurent Yves Henri Donat Mathieu-Saint-Laurent, known as Yves Saint Laurent, was an Algerian-born French fashion designer, and is regarded as one of the greatest names in fashion history. In 1985, ...more

Buckminster Fuller is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Famous Designers
Buckminster Fuller Richard Buckminster "Bucky" Fuller was an American neo-futuristic architect, systems theorist, author, designer, and inventor. Fuller published more than 30 books, coining or ...more

Zac Posen is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Famous Designers
Zac Posen Zachary E. "Zac" Posen is an American fashion designer.

Haifa Wehbe is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Famous Designers
Haifa Wehbe Haifa Wehbe is a Lebanese singer and actress. She has released four studio albums and made her acting debut in the 2008 Pepsi-produced film Sea of Stars. Wehbe is one of the most notable singers ...more

Lauren Bush is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of Famous Designers
Lauren Bush Lauren Pierce Bush is the CEO, Creative Director, and Co-Founder of FEED Projects. She is also a fashion model and designer. She is the daughter of Neil Bush and Sharon Bush, granddaughter of ...more

Isaac Mizrahi is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of Famous Designers
Isaac Mizrahi Isaac Mizrahi is a film director.

Ivana Trump is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of Famous Designers
Ivana Trump Ivana Trump is a Czech-American former athlete, socialite, and fashion model noted for her marriage to American business magnate Donald Trump.

Apollonia Kotero is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of Famous Designers
Apollonia Kotero Apollonia Kotero is an actress, singer, former model and talent manager of Mexican heritage. She is perhaps best known for co-starring in Prince's 1984 film Purple Rain and for having been the ...more