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Fashion industry people

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  • Gina Fratini (1931 - 2017)
  • Cherry Felicity Hambro (1933 - 2017)
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  • Damaris Alice Turle Evans
    Damaris Alice Turle Evans (born 18 March 1975) is a British fashion designer and creative director and owner of demi-couture lingerie labels Damaris and Mimi Holliday
  • Michael Sean O'Dare Rainey (1941 - 2017)
    British fashion trail blazer who kick started the world wide trend for psychedelic stores opening his store Hung On You in 1965. He made frilly shirts for the Beatles and Rolling Stones.

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.