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Designer Baby Names for a Very Fashionable Baby

Kim Grundy is a mom, writer, expert laundry folder and sandwich maker, not necessarily in that order. Raised in Oklahoma, she is now a West Coast gal and lives in California with her husband and two sons, along with one dog, two fish (oo...

The fashion world has a ton of baby name inspiration

You're a fashionista, and you know your baby is going to be one too — which is perfect, because there are a million fashion-inspired names for boys and girls out there that just can't be ignored.

Haute names of fashion designers and labels

The names of the talented fashion designers are as cutting-edge and cool as the clothes they create. If you are looking for a haute baby name for your boy or girl, why not start with the designer?

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If both the first name and the last name would make a cool name, such as Calvin Klein, we have separated the name so it stands on its own. We have not broken up the list into girl names and boy names because fashion isn't about conforming to the norm, but making your own rules.

Check out our picks.

  • Klein
  • Calvin
  • Alexander
  • Sui
  • Chanel
  • Coco
  • Karan
  • Adele
  • Anju
  • Donatella
  • Carolina
  • Versace
  • Prada
  • Vivienne
  • Vera
  • Tory
  • Christian
  • Domenico
  • Gianni
  • Cristobal
  • Giorgio
  • Hugo
  • Helmut
  • Michael
  • Zac
  • Valentino
  • Tommy
  • Ralph
  • Oscar
  • Manolo
  • Julien
  • Issey
  • Jean
  • Stefano
  • Stella
  • Beckham
  • Tracy
  • Reese
  • Betsey
  • Cynthia
  • Donna

Fabulous name, dahhhling!

No one will wonder, "Who is she wearing?" when they hear your child's couture name. Check out these unique and fashionable names from some of the hottest labels around.

  • Celine
  • Chloe
  • Christian
  • Dior
  • Dolce
  • Fendi
  • Gabbana
  • Facchinetti
  • Gucci
  • Lanvin
  • Versace
  • Prada
  • Lacroix
  • Balenciaga
  • Jacobs
  • Hermes
  • Lauren
  • Ferragamo
  • Missoni
  • Philip
  • Cavalli
  • Valentino
  • Givenchy
  • Diesel
  • Louis
  • Galliano
  • Vuitton
  • Viktor
  • Rolf

Model-perfect baby name

Have you noticed that the fashion models have names as fabulous as the labels they're wearing? If you are looking for an exotic name that helps your child stand out in a crowd, you will love the following choices.

  • Gisele
  • Gigi
  • Bella
  • Karlie
  • Cara
  • Kendall
  • Ashley
  • Adriana
  • Alessandra
  • Miranda
  • Marisa
  • Karolina
  • Heidi
  • Selita
  • Izabel
  • Stephanie
  • Doutzen
  • Claudia
  • Cintia
  • Naomi
  • Bar
  • Candice
  • Tyra
  • Elsa
  • Helena
  • Brooklyn
  • Rosie
  • Lily
  • Miranda
  • Petra
  • Mark
  • Marcus
  • Taylor
  • Mathis

Tips for finding a posh baby name

When searching for a fashionable baby name, don't be afraid to think outside the box. Unisex names are hip and always in style, as are exotic names. Look through our list of Italian names for a girl or a boy moniker that is as hip as it is worldly. Consider names with X or Z, such as Jax or Zane, and even look to the past to find an old-fashioned name that suddenly feels fresh and modern. Another fashionable find is using a last name as a first name, such as Smith, Nixon or Dyer.

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Before you go, check out our slideshow below.

The fashion world has a ton of baby name inspiration
Image: Farley Baricuatro/Getty Images

Originally published January 2012. Updated February 2017.

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