If we talk about fashion designers , we all think about the image of a catwalk full of models - women, men and children - wearing garments that are impossible and unthinkable to wear when we go out. But they have their audience, their talent, and are appreciated worldwide for their creative ability. And, in addition, they are "unpayable." Here we collect " The best fashion designers in the world ", whose names are well known, and to which many celebrities surrender when it comes to wear figure in relevant events.
Coco Chanel (Gabrielle Chanel, 1883-1971 Paris), was one of the creative pioneers of couture fashion. This famous French designer became known for her designs and also for the perfumes we have all heard of. His company, the "Maison Chanel", was the origin of the symbol of French elegance. In spite of how exquisite his designs were considered, for many years he went to work with a raincoat as a coat, little to do with his "glamor." His name is on the list of the 100 most important personalities of the twentieth century, according to a report by Time magazine in 1999.
Valentino Clemente Ludovico Garavani is an Italian stylist born in 1932, creator of what is nowadays the Valentino Fashion Group. Coming from the sewing school, he began working with Jean Dessès, and in 1956 he became a collaborator of Guy Laroche. In 1959 he created his own workshop in Rome. Shortly after he opened his first store in Milan, and then in New York, Rome, Tokyo, and over time he expanded. He worked for Jackie Kennedy, for whom he designed a white line, following which he designed the lace dress for his wedding with Aristotle Onassis. Despite having retired, he continues his collaborations in the fashion world.
Karl Otto Lagerfeldt, known as Karl Lagerfeld , was born in Germany in 1933 - according to his faith of baptism - or in 1935 - according to himself. He is a great designer , designer, photographer, producer and editor. He is an artistic designer of the Chanel haute couture house in Paris since 1983, of the Italian house Fendi in Rome, since 1965, and of his own line since 1984. In addition to these occupations, he publishes books in Germany, has a bookstore and takes photos advertising Throughout his career, the stylist has also been the creator of some dresses for the entertainment world: opera de la Scala in Milan, opera in Florence, ballets in Monte Carlo ... In the cinema, he designed the extravagant costumes of the film "High heels", by Pedro Almodóvar, and those of "Callas Forever", by Franco Zeffirelli. He has also designed dresses for the tours of Kylie Minogue and Madonna. In 2007, two years after selling all its brands to Tommy Hilfiger for 30 million dollars, he created the new K line. He also created a new brand for exclusive online sale, "Net-a-porter", called KARL. He has been chosen the " most influential stylist of the last 25 years". Currently, after losing his partner, he continues to live and work in Paris.
John Galliano was born in 1960 in Gibraltar. He is considered a designer of great talent , eccentric, murky and iconoclastic, known for his "provocative dandy" look. In November 1999 he became the artistic director of the group of women's lines and also assumed responsibility for the image of the brand. However, in 2011 his career suffered a break due to his addiction to alcohol, returning, after a therapy, in 2013. In 2001, he also takes over the image of Dior perfumes. In 2003 he opened his own John Galliano boutique in Paris, and launched his collection for men, lingerie, accessories and children ... without leaving his activities in Dior. He was elected British Designer of the Year in 1987, 1994 and 1995 and 1997. He is also distinguished with other awards.
Dolce & Gabanna
Dolce & Gabbanna is an Italian company specializing in luxury in general. It was founded by stylists Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana in Milan. They started working separately, despite being a couple, until they decided to partner in the business. In addition to their work as designers, they have worked for Duran Duran, Madonna, and other celebrities. His private life became public in 2005 on the occasion of his separation, despite continuing to work together. The two stylists managed to mount an empire "DG" that ranges from female, male, children's fashion, to colognes and accessories such as watches and others.
Giorgio Armani is an Italian stylist born in 1934, especially known for his creations of male and female haute couture. Despite having started the medical career, he abandons her to devote himself to photography. In 1974, with the help of his partner Sergio Galeotti, he created his own clothing company, first with a male line. In 1975 he began to introduce female models as well. His international recognition is evident when he designs costumes for Hollywood actors, such as Richard Gere in "American Gigolo" (1980). Since 2010, he designs dresses for Lady Gaga shows. There are currently 57 Giorgio Armani boutiques, 12 Armani Collezioni , 115 Emporio Armani , 66 A / X Armani Exchange , 10 Armani Jean , 5 Armani Junior , 1 Giorgio Armani Accessori and 12 Armani Casa in 35 countries.
Stylist María Carolina Josefina Pacanins y Niño was born in Caracas in 1939, and became Carolina Herrera after her wedding with Reinaldo Herrera. In 1980 he founded his own company, and in 1981 he settled in New York. His empire grew rapidly when he began to create the dresses of Jacqueline Onassis, which he wore during the last twelve years of his life. In the 80s, it reached an agreement with the Catalan company Puig for the creation and commercialization of all its perfumes. In 1995, he also joined the designer's ready-to-wear section, which has received numerous distinctions throughout his career.
Jean Paul Gaultier
Jean Paul Gaultier is a stylist and great French fashion designer born in 1952, founder of the company that bears his name, and also creator of perfumes. After collaborating with other designers, in 1970 he launched his first own collection. In the 80s he is an important figure among young creators who revolutionize fashion. His spectacular parades, his eccentricity - dressing the men of women - bring him closer to the gay movement. Also in the 90s Jean Paul Gaultier Parfums. He stands as a hipster before the most classic creators at the same time that Madonna acts with her famous corset with conical cups. Subsequently, it launches its prêt-à-porter line with other complementary ones, such as Junior Gaultier , Gaultier Jean , JPG , or the Gaultier² unisex line, as well as a luxury lingerie collection together with the Italian manufacturer La Perla.
VERSACE is the name of the Italian fashion company Gianni Versace SpA , founded in 1978 in Milan by Gianni Versace, Santo Versace and Donaella Versace. After Gianni's murder in 1997, the company continues with his older brother Santo and sister Donatella. Gianni Versace SPA is based in Milan and has more than 80 boutiques in the world. The Versace empire sells from haute couture to ready-to-wear, perfumes, shoes, glasses and accessories.
Gucci was founded in 1921 and is an Italian company specializing in luxury ready-to-wear. Guccio Gucci initially opened a small leather goods store, so that the company develops within the equestrian sector: hence its symbol. In 1930 the brand also sells footwear, gloves, underpants ... Guccio Gucci dies in 1953, and the brand is now run by his four children, who expand the company first to the United States, and then to Asia. After many avatars with some collaborators, Frida Giannini is currently the only artistic director of the GG women's, men's and accessories lines. In 2008 the brand opens a new concept in its largest store, in the heart of Fifth Avenue in New York. Two years later, Charlotte Casiraghi, daughter of Princess Carolina of Monaco, becomes the muse of the brand. Gucci opens a 1700 m2 museum in Florence in 2011.
Oscar de la Renta
Óscar de la Renta was born in Santo Domingo in 1932, and died in the United States in 2014 due to cancer. Fashion stylist, at age 18 he began painting studies at the Academy of San Fernando, but soon the world of fashion catches his attention. He designs for great Spanish designers , which allows him to learn in houses as important as Balenciaga. Oscar de la Renta is recognized as one of the greatest stylists in the world, especially for his wedding dresses and for having dressed some of the first ladies of the United States.
Victorio and Lucchino
Victorio & Lucchino is a Spanish fashion company . Its creators are Victorio (José Víctor Rodríguez Caro) and Lucchino (José Luis Medina del Corral). They met in Seville, and began working together in the late 70's. They decided to open a boutique in Seville and, in 1984, in view of the success of their wedding dresses, they decided to appear in a parade in Barcelona. The following year they presented a collection of ready-to-wear in New York, and in 1986, when the Cibeles Footbridge was created, a platform for Spanish fashion, they became widely known internationally. In 1992, they created the uniforms of the staff of the Universal Exhibition of Seville, and in the same year they launched their first perfume for women, Carmen, with Penelope Cruz as muse. Later they created other April and V&L perfumes, as well as jewelry. They also designed costumes for plays, movies (In the Bodyguard, Whitney Houston wears a dress of her creation). On a private level, they are a couple, and they got married in March 2007.
This is our selection of "The best fashion designers in the world ". We hope you are interested and that you comment. Of course, it is not about fashion within reach or to the taste of any of us, but there is and moves a very important business. Of course, let's face it, not many of us would go out with certain creations seen on the catwalk ... or would it?