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  • Sean John Combs
    Reference: Biographical Summaries of Notable People - SmartCopy : Feb 17 2016, 2:15:10 UTC
  • Frank Carlton Serafino "Nikki Sixx" Ferrana Jr.
    Nikki Sixx (born Frank Carlton Serafino Feranna, Jr. on December 11, 1958) is an American musician, songwriter, author, fashion designer, radio host, and photographer, best known as the co-founder an...
  • Tina Knowles
    Célestine Ann "Tina" Knowles (née Beyincé; born January 4, 1954) is an American fashion designer known for her House of Deréon and Miss Tina by Tina Knowles fashion brands...
  • Margaret Wheeler
    from Artist Reception - Margaret Roach Wheeler Award-winning fiber expert Roach-Wheeler designs and creates handwoven textiles and garments that have been shown in museums in Oklahoma, New Mexico, Ne...
  • Dorothy Shaver (1893 - 1959)
    Dorothy Shaver was the first woman in the United States to head a multi-million dollar firm. She became president of the prestigious New York City Fifth Avenue firm of Lord & Taylor in 1945 and is cr...

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.