Jean Patou

French fashion designer and founder of the Jean Patou brand, born in 1887.

Alexander McQueen

English fashion designer & couturier & founder of the Alexander McQueen label in 1992.

Coco Chanel

French fashion designer, businesswoman, & founder and namesake of the Chanel brand, born 1883.

Louis Vuitton

French fashion designer & businessman born in 1821. Founder of Louis Vuitton brand.

Gloria Vanderbilt

American artist, author, actor, fashion designer, heiress, & socialite born in 1924.

Jacques Doucet

French fashion designer & art collector, born in 1853, & known for his elegant dresses.

Emanuel Ungaro

French fashion designer & founder of the fashion house that bears his name in 1965.

Jeanne Paquin

French fashion designer born in 1869. First major female couturier & a pioneer of the modern fashion business.

Pierre Cardin

Italian-born, naturalized-French fashion designer born in 1922 & known for his avant-garde style.