YSL is generally considered one of the top five designers of all-time
.1. Dior (extra points for having discovered YSL )
3. Yves Saint Laurent
4. Armani (created a revolution in both womens and mens, no other designer has ever had as much influence in both categories)
5. ?????Who is number
#5?Lagerfeld? Balenciaga?Yohji or Rei? (it seems difficult to have a discussion about design without them but does the size of their business exclude them from the the top echelon?)Like in sports, I think when we discuss fashion designers we will have to create a line between High Couture (pre-70's) and post-Couture (70's - forward)
Today, I would love to hear your Top 5 All-Time Greatest Designers.
Tomorrow I would love to hear your list of Top 5 All-Time Greatest Modern Designers (post 70's)
Hey look we've all been tagged by Sartorialist, so here is my list, like one commenter I have broken my list into pre 70's and post 70's.
Pre 70's favourite designers (emphasis on favourite not neccessarily the best or most important)
1. Rei Kawakubo