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Fashion Icons & Designers

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  • Edith Flagg (1919 - 2014)
    Edith Feuerstein Flagg was born in Galați, Romania, At the age of 15 she went to Vienna to study fashion and lived in Austria through her teenage years. When Hitler annexed Austria in 1938, she ...
  • Salvatore Ferragamo (1898 - 1960)
    Salvatore Ferragamo was an Italian shoe designer. He worked with many Hollywood stars in the 1920s, before returning to Italy to found the eponymous company making unique handmade footwear. His scienti...
  • Diane von Fürstenberg
    Among a handful of successful women fashion designers, Diane von Fürstenberg (born Diane Simone Michelle Halfin) made a name for herself when she devised a simple jersey wrap dress. She became i...
  • Anna Wintour, OBE
    Anna Wintour is the English Editor-in-Chief of American Vogue , a position she has held since 1988. In 2013, she also became artistic director for Condé Nast, publisher of Vogue . With her trade...
  • Claire McCardell (1905 - 1958)
    Claire McCardell (1905–1958) was an American fashion designer in the arena of ready-to-wear clothing in the 20th century. From the 1930s to the 1950s, she was known for designing functional,...

Fashion is a general term for a currently popular style or practice, especially in clothing, foot wear or accessories. The focus of this project are notable fashion designers, includes designers of haute couture and ready to wear, and the fashion icons.

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FASHION ICONS

For a list of notable designers, click here.