British Fashion Designer are well-known around the world but today we bring you what we consider to be the Top British Fashion Designers.
The East End taxi driver’s son, born in 1969, is apprenticed to the Prince of Wales’ tailor Anderson & Sheppard on Savile Row where he infamously scrawls obscenities into the linings of HRH’s suits. Learn More>
In 1970, Smith (born Nottingham, 1946) opened a store in his native city, selling his own early designs that reflected the types of clothing he loved but was unable to buy anywhere else. Learn More>>
Born in 1960 to a working class Gibraltan family, Galliano lived on the island until leaving at the age of six for south London. But it was the young Juan Carlos Antonio’s early life, with its religious ceremonies and sun-drenched culture, which has proved a constant inspiration for Galliano’s stylistic eclecticism wedded to the Latin tradition of ‘dressing-up’ has become his signature. Learn More>>
Born in 1971, she graduated from Central Saint Martins in 1995. Her final year collection was snapped up by the biggest names in retail (including Browns and Bergdorf Goodman) and a mere two years later her sharp-tailoring talents landed her the top job as creative director at Chloe. Learn More>>
Born in 1961, Richmond graduated from Kingston Polytechnic in 1983 and worked as a freelance designer for Emporio Armani, Fiorucci and Joseph Tricot before forming his first label, Richmond-Cornejo, a collaboration with designer Maria Cornejo, in 1984. Learn More>>
Treacy was born in Ahascragh, western Ireland, in 1967. By the age of five, he was making clothes for his sister’s dolls. His fashion education began in 1985 at Dublin’s National College of Art and Design where he started to make hats as a hobby. Learn More>>
Born in Derbyshire in 1941, she first became a household name when, in partnership with Malcolm McLaren, she invented the punk uniform. Let It Rock, SEX, Seditionaries, Pirates, and Buffalo Girls were all early collections they created together at their shop in World’s End, Chelsea. All became classics and served to challenge common preconceptions of what fashion could be. Learn More>>
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