03 Oct Top fashion designers in the world
Fashion is something which we hear and see every day. Fashion has been there for a long time, everyone loves to be in fashion, and different individuals have a way of styling themselves. There are many fashion designers in the world; the following are some of the top fashion designers in the world.
- Ralph Lauren.
- Tommy Hilfiger.
- Gianni Versace.
- Christian Dior.
- Giorgio Armani
Ralph Lauren is best known for his Ralph Lauren Corporation which is a global multibillion-dollar enterprise. Ralph Lauren is a fashion designer and a business executive, and his net worth is about $5.3 billion as of July 2017. He served in the United States Army for about two years, and then he worked for a tie manufacturer where he started his clothing line. He happened to have a large interest in sports, and so he named his first clothing line as polo. The Warner-Lauren, Ltd produced fragrances and was launched in Bloomingdales in the year 1978.
Tommy Hilfiger is popularly known for his Tommy Hilfiger Corporation which was founded in the year 1985. Tommy first started out his collection for men in the year 1980 and later expanded to Women clothing line in the year 1992. Gigi Hadid is the brand ambassador for Tommy Hilfiger, and she features sportswear, footwear, and other accessories.
Gianni Versace was an Italian fashion designer who was famous for designing costumes for theatre and films. Gianni Versace was a friend to many celebrities and thus was the first person to link fashion and music. He was murdered at the age of 50 where he was shot outside his Miami beach house. He won awards such as the American Fashion Oscar and the Commendatore della Repubblica Italiana.
Christian Dior was a French fashion designer who was popular for his fashion houses called the Christian Dior. The company is now owned by Groupe Arnault. Dior left the army in the year 1942 and Dior designed dresses for the wives of German Nazi officers. Christian Dior was nominated for the Best Costume Design for the 1955 Academy Award and 1967 for a BAFTA for Best British Costume (Colour). He died at the age of 52 in the year 1957 due to a heart attack.
Giorgio Armani was also an Italian Fashion designer and was known for his menswear collections. Giorgio Armani has a clear and perfect tailored line, and his company was formed in the year 1975 and has an annual turnover of about $1.6 billion annually. His net worth is about 8.3 billion dollars as of March 2014. Giorgio Armani was one of the first designers to ban models who had a BMI under 18. He did this after one of his models; Ana Caroline Reston died by starving herself to death. Giorgio Armani has an interest in Sports, and he is the President of Olimpia Milano basketball team. He also designs suites for the Chelsea football club. Know More