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  • Ben Watts
    Ben Watts is a British-Australian photographer based in New York, whose work has been published in various international fashion magazines, such as Elle , Vogue , Harper's Bazaar , Vanity Fair and Cond...
  • Daphne Wayans
    Daphne Wayans (born May 21, 1971) is an American television personality and relationship expert. She is best known as the former wife of Keenen Ivory Wayans, creator of the FOX sketch comedy In Living ...
  • Calvin Richard Klein
    ) Calvin Richard Klein (/ˈkælvɨn ˈrɪtʃərd klaɪn/; born November 19, 1942) is an American fashion designer who launched the company that would l...
  • Olivia Dorothy Jane Inge
    British fashion model.
  • Beyoncé Giselle Knowles
    Beyonce's father is African-American, and her mother is of Creole descent (French, African and Native American). Beyonce's maternal grandparents were French-speaking Louisiana Creoles, and Beyonce's na...

Fashion industry people are people who work in the clothing and accessories design industry, including designers, models, fashion photographers and journalists.

The fashion industry is a product of the modern age. Prior to the mid-19th century, most clothing was custom made. It was handmade for individuals, either as home production or on order from dressmakers and tailors. By the beginning of the 20th century—with the rise of new technologies such as the sewing machine, the rise of global capitalism and the development of the factory system of production, and the proliferation of retail outlets such as department stores—clothing had increasingly come to be mass-produced in standard sizes and sold at fixed prices. Today it is an international and highly globalized industry.

Notable fashion industry people

Designers

  • Giorgio Armani, Italian fashion designer, particularly noted for his menswear.
  • Coco Chanel, French fashion designer, founder of the Chanel brand.
  • Ralph Lauren, American fashion designer, founder of the Polo Ralph Lauren clothing brand.
  • Charles Frederick Worth, English fashion designer, widely considered the Father of Haute couture.

Journalists

Models

Photographers

  • Richard Avedon, American fashion photographer; best known for his minimalist, large-scale character-revealing portraits.
  • Helmut Newton, known for his work for Vogue and his tall nudes. Newton worked in black and white.