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With 36 biographies, Fashion Designers are the 86th most common occupation in Pantheon, behind Game Designers, Mountaineers, and Judges.

Pantheon has 38 people classified as fashion designers born between 1825 and 1983. Of these 38, 21 (55.26%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living fashion designers include Calvin Klein, Ralph Lauren, and Vivienne Westwood. The most famous deceased fashion designers include Coco Chanel, Karl Lagerfeld, and Yves Saint Laurent. As of October 2020, 3 new fashion designers have been added to Pantheon including Emanuel Ungaro, Guy Laroche, and Sergio Rossi.

Living Fashion Designers

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Deceased Fashion Designers

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Newly Added Fashion Designers (2020)

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Most fashion designers were born in United States (11), France (8), and Italy (6). By city, the most common birth places were New York City (4), Saumur (1), and Hamburg (1).The most common death places of fashion designers were France (10), Italy (3), and United States (2). By city, these were Paris (6), Neuilly-sur-Seine (4), and Florence (1).

The earliest biographies classified as fashion designers in Pantheon are Coco Chanel, Lucy, Lady Duff-Gordon, and Charles Frederick Worth.  The concentration of fashion designers was largest during the Radio & Film Era, which lasted from 1900 to 1949. Some birth or death locations for earlier fashion designers are unknown, which may account for timeline differences below.

Which Fashion Designers were alive at the same time? This visualization shows the lifespans of the 17 most globally memorable Fashion Designers since 1700.

Fashion Designers are found within the Arts domain which also includes Actors, Singers, Musicians, Film Directors, and Painters.