Giorgio Armani, Stefano Gabbana, Domenico Dolce, Calvin Klein, Valentino Garavani, and Michael Kors – do their names ring a bell? Bet they do! They are among the world’s wealthiest and most popular fashion designers today. More than just a passion, the colorful and glamorous world of fashion has enabled a lot of people to build a fortune. Some people are just born with a knack for playing with fabric colors, textures, and styles resulting to the creation of appealing designs that suit the people’s needs. Lucky are those who were able to turn their passion into a fully functioning and profitable business. When we talk about fashion, we are always reminded by those long-legged and good-looking men and women walking on the runway. We admire the clothes and accessories that adorn their bodies, but at times, we forget to give honor to the person behind the success of every fashion show. The fashion designers! Fashion designing is considered as one of the most dynamic yet profitable business ventures one could ever dive into. There are four seasons in a year, and each season requires totally different clothing needs and styles. Just imagine the income which every fashion designer can get through time and seasons. However, fashion designing is not just about creativity and passion. To succeed in this dynamic industry, one has to be directly involved in marketing, production, and other aspect there is to complete each garment. They have to be knowledgeable about the cost of producing each style of clothing. One must understand the relationship of production cost to the selling price of each unit. Otherwise, they are bound to fail. We have here a compiled list of richest fashion designers worldwide. Some of them have managed to develop world-renowned clothing labels which helped them build their empire and bank accounts. Each has his or her own success story to tell, so read on and be inspired!