The Greatest LGBTQ Fashion Icons

The LGBTQ community has produced some of the biggest names in the world of fashion. From models to designers, the LGBTQ community has no dearth of fashion icons. These icons have inspired people irrespective of their sexuality. Check out our list of the greatest LGBTQ fashion icons.

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Also Known As: Lee Alexander McQueen
Birthday: 17 March 1969
Born In: Lewisham, London, United Kingdom
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died On: 11 February 2010
Famous As: Fashion designer

One of the youngest designers to win the 'British Designer of the Year Award,' and that too four times, Alexander McQueen is a 'Commander of Most Excellent Order of the British Empire.'


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Also Known As: Thomas Carlyle Ford
Birthday: 27 August 1961
Born In: Austin
Sun Sign: Virgo
Famous As: American fashion designer

Before starting the luxury fashion brand named after him, Tom Ford worked with fashion houses like 'Gucci' and 'Yves Saint Laurent.' He is the chairman of the 'Board of the Council of Fashion Designers of America.'


3. Marc Jacobs

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Birthday: 09 April 1963
Born In: New York, New York, United States
Sun Sign: Aries
Famous As: Fashion designer
Marc Jacobs is a fashion designer who owns his eponymous label. A year after proposing to his boyfriend on April 4, 2018, in an elaborate manner via a flashmob, he married him on April 7, 2019. His label 'Marc Jacobs' had entered into a collaboration with the 'Human Rights Campaign,' one of the largest civil rights organizations for the LGBTQs.

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Also Known As: Yves Henri Donat Mathieu-Saint-Laurent
Birthday: 01 August 1936
Born In: Oran, French Algeria
Sun Sign: Leo
Died On: 01 June 2008
Famous As: Fashion Designer

Yves Saint Laurent was a legendary French fashion designer known for the fashion line, 'Yves Saint Laurent,' which he partnered with his significant other, Pierre Berge.


5. Gianni Versace

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Also Known As: Giovanni Maria Versace
Birthday: 02 December 1946
Born In: Reggio Calabria, Italy
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died On: 15 July 1997
Famous As: Fashion designer

Gianni Versace, who founded the fashion empire 'Versace,' is arguably the first designer to bring fashion and movies together.