1961 - 2021
The late designer was one of the most beloved people in fashion, he helmed and reinvigorated Lanvin for 14 years and launched AZ Factory as his last venture.
Designer, Alberta Ferretti
The accomplished Italian dressmaker is known for her draping techniques and controls Aeffe, a publicly-listed apparel manufacturer and licensee.
Former Creative Director, Missoni
At the helm of the knitwear label founded by her parents, she continued her family legacy in colourful geometric patterns.
Founder, Ann Demeulemeester
One of the original ‘Antwerp Six’ designers, she has built a successful business around her gothic, bohemian-inspired collections.
1939 - 2017
The notoriously press-shy couturier was trained by Christian Dior himself and built his own brand.
Founder, Calvin Klein
With his minimalist aesthetic and sensual imagery, he launched an iconic American lifestyle brand encompassing apparel, fragrance and jewellery.
Former Designer, Carolina Herrera
One of the first ladies of fashion, her unflagging energy saw her company expand internationally.
Designer, Christian Louboutin
The French designer’s signature red soles have catapulted his glamorous creations into the highest strata of luxury footwear.
Former President & Chief Creative Officer, Burberry
With Angela Ahrendts, he transformed a staid British label into a coveted luxury megabrand with a focus on digital innovation.
Founder and Former Creative Director, Marni
Despite having no formal training, she launched her prim and playful label with her husband and sold a major stake to OTB Group – before leaving to focus on her private life.
Designer & Founder, Diane von Furstenberg
The Belgian born American design icon married into the German princely House of Fürstenberghe and is known as the creator of the famous wrap dress.
Designers, Dolce & Gabbana
The acclaimed Italian design duo have an unabashedly sensual aesthetic and have built a global megabrand from scratch.
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