Honoring Leading Ladies of Fashion We Love
As part of our celebration of Women’s History Month, we’re honoring some of the leading ladies of fashion we love. They are each a legendary woman in their own right and are all such inspirations to us. They completely rock the fashion houses they run!
Leading Ladies of Fashion We Love
Maria Grazia Chiuri
After becoming the first female artistic director at Dior, Maria Grazia Chiuri spent 17 years at Valentino. She is truly a business woman and her vision of empowering women through her collection is incredible. She always creates trendy looks that complement the lifestyle of a contemporary woman.
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Tamara Mellon is the co-founder of luxury footwear Jimmy Choo and also the eponymous luxury footwear brand Tamara Mellon. And do you know where are almost every Megan Markle’s shoes? From the amazing Tamara Mellon, of course.
Silvia Venturini Fendi
Silvia is the only Fendi family member that is still working at the historic Italian business. She is the one who responsible for the creation of the iconic Baguette bag. How could we not love and honor her??
The one and only Donatella Versace, known for her opulent and tropical designs, full of color and patterns.
The Venezuelan fashion designer Carolina Herrera is known for her exceptional personal style and for dressing various First Ladies, including Michelle Obama, Jacqueline Onassis and Laura Bush.
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As a female fashion designer, Stella McCartney creates clothing made for women by a woman. And her ability to design those beautiful clothes is incredible.
Virgine Viard is a French Fashion Designer who is currently directing Chanel. The close relationship that she had with Karl Largfed allowed her to see all the creative processes of the luxury fashion brand. And, most importantly, understand the huge goal of the fashion house: to continue the legacy of Chanel’s founder Coco.
English Fashion Designer, female pop singer, businesswoman, mom, and wife! We couldn’t not mention Victoria Beckham, a true goddess!
Clare Waight Keller
Clare Waight Keller is the first female artistic director of Givenchy over the brand’s 66-year history. Her collections incorporate a ’70s aesthetic, a sleeker style than Givenchy of the past and a balance between magic and logic. However, she will always be known for designing the wedding dress of Meghan Markle.
Natacha is the Creative Director of Chloé and has established a strong silhouette to empower women of all kinds. “I am very proud to join a house founded by a Woman to dress Women,” said Natacha when she joined the luxury brand.
Those are just some of our favorite leading ladies of fashion. Comment below to let us know if we missed your favorite!
Words by Rita Archer