Fashion designing has been around basically since the time people wear clothes, although for obvious reasons, the methods of performing this art have changed. Centuries ago, for example, Kings and Queens had their personal clothes sewers to make them the best looking dresses with the finest products. These sewers could be considered to be the first fashion designers.
The boom of fashion designing, however, came after the World War II, a time where countries were brought closer by tourism, and thus people began to learn about other's costumes and cultures.
People like Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy (commonly known as Jackie Kennedy), her supposed love rival Marylin Monroe and other movie stars such as Jane Mansfield[?] and their dresses became known world-wide, and so did the men and women who dressed them.
During the 1960s the faces that wore the creation of fashion designers started to change, as they realized that there was money to be made among the more common people too and models like Twiggy became famous too.
Fashion designing kept on going along with the changes of times brought by the 1970s and 1980s and during the 1990s although the designing world didn't lose its eye on the higher society, a more affordable, so called urban leg of the fashion world sprang aloft too. With that movement, famous trademarks like Tommy Hillfinger[?], Arizona and Dr. Mortens[?] popped out on mall stores and establishments worldwide.
Famous fashion designers include :
Famous models who have made the jump from the fashion world to the show business world include: