The International Women’s Day is close, and we could not stay without honor those designers, stylists, entrepreneurs and publishers who have brought historic changes in different aspects of the world of fashion. We invite you to know them.
10. STELLA McCARTNEY
Stella has been characterized as having created in her collections a feminine style and easy to use, yet her real merit has been strategic alliances that has managed to sell multiple brands, and supporting her production in materials friendly to the environment.
9. LAUREN CONRAD
Conrad is known as one of the most influential in the world of fashion not only by her reputation, but also for her ability to attract readers, and create the greatest amount of web traffic to the pages of the advertisers on her site. At 26, this entrepreneur already had a clothing line, several published books and a blog with millions of weekly visits.
8. DAPHNE GUINNESS
The heiress of the Guinness fortune (yes, the beers), has become muse of some designers like Karl Lagerfeld and Tom Ford. Hercloset has been exhibited in museums around the world. Among her many ventures, she collaborated on a collection for MAC cosmetics.
7. NINA GARCÍA
In addition to herrecognized participation as a judge on the television show Project Runway, Nina Garcia has been a critical eye as fashion director of publications such as Elle and Marie Claire. At first, she worked at Perry Ellis when Marc Jacobs was the designer of the brand.
6. SARAH BURTON
Since the death of Alexander McQueen, Sarah Burton, the right hand of the designer, has managed to deal with the pressure to push through collections, whose quality expectations are higher. Burton has managed to print her personal stamp on McQueen winning numerous awards and preference of celebrities.
5. CAROLINA HERRERA
In 2008, Herrera won the Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award from the CFDA. Colombian designer has created an empire of haute couture and accessories with elegant and classic style. Herrera is undoubtedly one of the few Latin American women to achieve this level of success.
4. DIANE VON FURSTENBERG
The work of Diane Von Furstenberg, a German princess royal house, has gone hand in hand with women’s liberation movement. Her wrap dress sold 5 million units in the 70s giving power to women to feel sexy without having to show every curve of her body.
3. KATE MOSS
Kate Moss has one of the most recognizable faces in fashion history. Discovered at age 15 in an airport, Moss physique contrast to the stereotype of top model that existed at that time. Today, she is one of the highest-paid models in the world.
2. ANNA WINTOUR
Many say that the book Devil Wears Prada is inspired by Anna Wintour. This legend of the publishing world is responsible for one of the major fashion magazines. With it, a lot of emerging designers have achieved professional success.
1. COCO CHANEL
Gabrielle Chanel needs no introduction. The founder of the most respected fashion house in the world is probably the most recognized in this media thanks to the timelessness of her designs, women who still have influence on the collections of other designers.