Even though we weren’t blessed with the perfect fashion name like Coco Chanel or Audrey Hepburn, we can stop worrying that we’ll never make it in fashion and rest peacefully, cuz they weren’t either!
Can you match the celeb with their real name? Full list of fashion insiders who changed their names is at the bottom.
Q: Which of these top designers is actually called Karl Anderson Jr.?
C: Michael Kors
Q: She was one of the biggest stars of Hollywood’s Golden Age, but who was Norma Jean Mortenson?
A: Marilyn Monroe
Q: Which of these legendary supermodels real name is Eleanor Nancy Gow?
B: Elle MacPherson
Q: Which of these Coco’s is actually called Gabrielle Bonheur?
A: Coco Chanel
Q: Which designers surname is actually Fiallo?
B: Oscar de la Renta
Q: Which one of these top models is actually called Laura Hollins?
A: Agyness Deyn
Now check out which other famous fashion faces changed their name:
Agyness Deyn: Laura Hollins
Alexander McQueen: Lee Alexander McQueen
Audrey Hepburn: Audrey Kathleen Ruston
Christie Brinkley: Christie Lee Hudson
Coco Chanel: Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel
Coco Rocha: Mikhaila Rocha
Cindy Crawford: Cynthia Ann Crawford
Elle Macpherson: Eleanor Nancy Gow
Erin Heatherton: Erin Heather Bubley
Gigi Hadid: Jelena Noura Hadid
Iman: Iman Mohamed Abdulmajid
Irina Shayk: Irina Valeryevna Shaykhlislamov
Izabel Goulart: Maria Izabel Goulart Dourado
Jayne Mansfield: Vera Jayne Palmer
Jimmy Choo: Jimmy Choo Yeang Keat
L’Wren Scott: Laura Bambrough
Madonna: Madonna Louise Ciccone
Marilyn Monroe: Norma Jean Mortenson
Michael Kors: Karl Andersen, Jr.
Natasha Poly: Natalya Sergeyevna Polevshchikova
Oscar De La Renta: Óscar Arístides Renta Fiallo
Ralph Lauren: Ralph Lifshitz
Rihanna: Robyn Rihanna Fenty
Twiggy: Lesley Hornby
Veruschka: Vera Gräfin von Lehndorff-Steinort
Yves Saint-Laurent: Yves Henri Donat Matthieu-Saint-Laurent