5 American Fashion Designers You Need to Know About

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The Top American Fashion Designers 

The rich nation of America is known for its fashion designers that seem to defy conventional standards and pursue risks. One look at their Haute Couture designs that have the ability to steal one’s breathe and there’s no denying it. America is home to many of the top most influential designers in the world.

With our love for fashion spurring us on, why don’t we discuss the top best American designers?

Ralph Lauren 

Having begun his brand in 1968, Ralph Lauren has grown by leaps and bounds. His fashion ingenuity progressed from handcrafted men’s clothes to one of the most coveted high fashion designs for all genders. His genius and unmatched use and a mix of different fabrics and patterns make for one of the most unique designs.

Calvin Klein

How many times have you associated the name Calvin Klein to just a brand name? Calvin Klein is not just the topmost envied and celebrated brands’; it’s also the name of the designer. Born in New York City, his brand was probably thrust into the spotlight through his controversial adverts.

Starting off as comfortable and relatively simple, the brand has grown into more controversial and memorable looks.

Marc Jacobs

Born in New York City, Marc Jacobs probably never knew how far he’d make it in the fashion world. The fact that he is now considered a fashion powerhouse shouldn’t come as a surprise if his early life is anything to go by. He joined Parsons School of Design and worked his way up, his love for fashion and design spurring him on. 

In fact, his early successes mark his first Louis Vuitton’s ready to wear line. This later followed the launch own label creations that still turn heads even today. 

You’d be pretty hard pressed to find a single individual that does not know of Donna Karan. In fact, she is one of those designers that is said to have given fashion design a new meaning. In fact, her mission was to design clothes fitting for modern people; a decision that proved to be successful.

Donna Karan

Her life is a series of milestones and achievements that helped propel her career as a fashion designer forwards. From designing and releasing her own perfume to starting her own brands, Donna Karan is truly inspiring. 


Founded in 2005 by sisters Kate and Laura Mulleavy, Rodarte has undoubtedly taken the world by storm. It’s safe to say that no fashion designer saw them coming. The rate at which their brand has grown has probably left millions reeling, and we like it.

Rodarte is a brand that is synonymous to the term high fashion, if how popular and celebrated it is, speaks of its value. 

There designs and works are worn by celebrities such as Selena Gomez, Natalie Portman, Julianne Moore, Michelle Obama and Nicole Kidman just to name a few. Their awards, such as the Ecco Domani Fashion Foundation Award that they received in 2005, were only their first milestone among many. 

The brand was even named a top 10 collection in 2015 by Vogue. 

It’s obvious that the world of fashion will continue thriving for many years to come. Due to that, we can’t help but hold our breaths in anticipation of what is to come. 

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