It is common to hear names like Gucci or Prada during modeling contests as models walk down the runway. Italy and Europe at large have made a lot of progress in the world of fashion and design but it should be noted that there are some really amazing fashion designers in the United States of America who are doing a great job.
Here is an overview of top five American fashion designers:
1. Michael David Kor
Michael (born in August 9th, 1959) is the best sportswear fashion designer in the United States of America. He is the honorary chairman and the Chief Creative Officer (CCO) for Michael Kors Holdings Limited. It sells attires, footwear, handbags, wrist watches and other related accessories. The history of French Fashion House Louis Vuitton is incomplete without the mention of his name.
2. Vera Wang
Vera Wang was born in June 7th, June 1949.She is famous for designing wedding gowns .Some of her designs have been used by celebrities among them Ivanka and Jared Kushner(2009),Alicia Keys and Kasseem Dean (2010) ,Kim Kardashian and Chris Humphries(2011),Chelsea Clinton and Marc Mezvinsky (2010) ,Chloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom(2009).The starting price for Vera Wang bridal collection is $2,900.Vera Wang has been a creative a designer for Ralph Lauren.
3. Marc Jacobs
It is common to come across T-shirts, shirts and trousers labeled Marc Jacobs. Marc Jacobs is one of the most accomplished American designers who have positioned themselves high on the list of designers in the U.S with over 200 retail stores found in over 80 countries in the world. He was born in April 9th, 1963.
At the age of 15, Jacobs worked at Charivari boutique in New York as a stockboy.It was during this time that he designed and sold his first bunch of hand knit sweaters. He acted as the creative director for the French design house Louis Vuitton from 1997 to 2014.
4. Ralph Lauren
Ralph Lauren is a house hold name in the world of fashion and design. Ralph is known for Polo Ralph Lauren which describes his empire. He solely owns Ralph Lauren Corporation and he is the Executive Chairman and Chief Creative Officer after stepping down as the Chief Executive Officer in 2015.
Actress Gwyneth Paltrow picked a pink gown from Ralph Lauren’s collection for the 1999 Academy Awards Ceremony .Other celebrities who have used Ralph Lauren designs include Sarah Jessica Parker, Megan Fox, Blake Lively, Johnny Depp, Katie Holmes, David Beckham and Jessica Alba.
There are over 35 boutiques spread all over America that sell his designs
5. Calvin Klein
This is another house hold name that has undergone a lot of changes .It was founded by Klein and its initial designs included coats for both men and women .It is currently designing under-wears for both men and women.
These are some of the designers who have received recognition in America for doing a great job which has changed the wardrobes of the American people and the rest of the world.