Italian fashion designer Maria Grazia Chiuri recently became the first-ever woman creative director at Christian Dior. To mark the milestone, the designer debuted her first collection for the brand featuring girl power T-shirts. Here’s a look at some other influential female fashion designers:
Coco Chanel: Most fashion enthusiasts own at least one Chanel product. Coco Chanel changed the course of women’s fashion by designing trousers for women, the ‘Little Black Dress’ and the Chanel suit.
Fashion label: Chanel
Victoria Beckham: Who knew the former Spice Girls pop star would launch her own fashion line. Her label is best known for denims, eyewear, perfumes and a cosmetics line.
Fashion label: DVB Style
Diane von Fürstenberg: Don’t we all look good in wrap dresses? Well, we should be grateful to this woman who introduced wrap dresses in the early ‘70s. Apart from this, she also launched a cosmetic line, scarves and beachwear.
Fashion label: DVF
Vera Wang: “You do not alter a Vera to fit you, you alter yourself to fit Vera...” This quote from the movie Bride Wars (2009) sums up the craze for this designer’s clothes and the weight-losing frenzy brides go through to fit in her bridal gowns.
Fashion label: Vera Wang
Stella McCartney: The daughter of the renowned former Beatles member Paul McCartney has earned her name in the fashion world with her own line of lingerie.
Fashion label: Stella McCartney