Style Setters: Designers with Influence

Rachel Roy
Michael Kors
Jason Wu
Dannijo
Prabal Gurung
Rebecca Minkoff
Peter Som
Tory Burch
Timo Weiland
Rachel Zoe
Rachel Roy Michael Kors Jason Wu Dannijo Prabal Gurung Rebecca Minkoff Peter Som Tory Burch Timo Weiland Rachel Zoe
By Glam Editors September 20, 2012
Style Setting Moment of 2012:First Lady Michelle Obama has worn Roy's designs 7 times already in 2012; Roy showed her support for FLOTUS by attending the DNC.
Style Setting Moment of 2012: Taking his company public. With a high of $56.70, the Kors IPO was one of the most successful in fashion history.
Style Setting Moment of 2012: Selling out at Target. Wu's creations caused a stir across the country as fans of his aesthetic were forced to engage in a bidding wore to score one of his sold-out designs.
Style Setting Moment of 2012: Collaborating with Calypso on a stellar collection and accessorizing Man Repeller's bridal party, which they were an integral part of. Plus...we eagerly await their social updates.
Style Setting Moment of 2012:Seeing the Duchess of Cambridge wearing his dress on a trip to Singapore. She was the only way to go up from Michelle Obama, who he has outfitted several times.
Style Setting Moment of 2012: Creating one of fashion's best viral videos while getting ready for the CFDA Awards. Her rendition of "Call Me Maybe" with Hilary Rhoda and the Man Repeller was epic.
Style Setting Moment of 2012: Becoming one of Pinterest's most popular pinners. Som has amassed over 1.8 million loyal followers on the social platform. Our favorite boards--Flower Power and Great Escapes.
Style Setting Moment of 2012: Global expansion. Burch will have opened 25 new stores in South America, Europe, and the Middle East by the end of 2012, including four in Brazil alone.
Style Setting Moment of 2012: Being accepted into the CFDA Incubator, which we are sure will lead to even greater things for one of our favorite fashion friends.
Style Setting Moment of 2012: Making her runway debut at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. Zoe has successfully made the jump from star stylist to American designer and her Spring 2012 show marked a major move forward. Zoe also cut bangs.
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