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The Richest People In Fashion

The 2012 Forbes' Billionaire List is laced with fashion moguls, but not just the fancy kind. While the rankings include CEOs and household names (Giorgio Armani, Ralph Lauren), it's also sprinkled with some more under-the-radar entries, like the founder of Spanx (the youngest woman on the list at 41). And there's also a bevy of fast fashion tycoons, clearly laughing their way to the .0001% of the 1%, one $7 t-shirt at a time.

Click through below to see some of the most notable fashion industry billionaires who made the list this year:

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Bernard Arnault

Forbes Billionaires Ranking:#4

Estimated Net Worth: $41 billion

Job: Chariman and CEO of luxury conglomerate LVMH, which owns high-end labels like Céline, Donna Karan, Fendi and Marc Jacobs. And Louis Vuitton, since that's what the "LV" stands for.

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Francois-Henri Pinault

Forbes Billionaires Ranking: #59

Estimated Net Worth: $13 billion

Job: CEO of conglomerate PPR, which owns luxe labels like Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent and Stella McCartney. Also, he's married to Salma Hayek.

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Sir Philip Green

Forbes Billionaires Ranking: #255

Estimated Net Worth: $4.2 billion

Job: Owner of Topshop. (Hence the "sir".)

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Sara Blakely

Forbes Billionaires Ranking: #1,153

Estimated Net Worth: $1 billion

Job: Creator and owner of Spanx. (If you're not wearing Spanx, someone within five feet of you probably is.)

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Ralph Lauren

Forbes Billionaires Ranking: #122

Estimated Net Worth:$7.5 billion

Job: Designer of his namesake label; silver fox.

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Miuccia Prada

Forbes Billionaires Ranking: #139

Estimated Net Worth: 6.8 billion

Job: Designer of Prada and Miu Miu (and glitter booties).

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Giorgio Armani

Forbes Billionaires Ranking: #127

Estimated Net Worth: $7.2 billion

Job: Designer of eponymous label; very tan man.

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Tadashi Yanai

Forbes Billionaires Ranking: #88

Estimated Net Worth: $10 billion

Job: Founder and CEO of Fast Retailing Co., which owns Uniqlo.

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Rosalia Mera

Forbes Billionaires Ranking: #232

Estimated Net Worth: $4.5 billion

Job: Co-founder of Inditex, which owns Zara.

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Bernard Arnault

Forbes Billionaires Ranking:#4

Estimated Net Worth: $41 billion

Job: Chariman and CEO of luxury conglomerate LVMH, which owns high-end labels like Céline, Donna Karan, Fendi and Marc Jacobs. And Louis Vuitton, since that's what the "LV" stands for.

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Francois-Henri Pinault

Forbes Billionaires Ranking: #59

Estimated Net Worth: $13 billion

Job: CEO of conglomerate PPR, which owns luxe labels like Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent and Stella McCartney. Also, he's married to Salma Hayek.

WWD

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Sir Philip Green

Forbes Billionaires Ranking: #255

Estimated Net Worth: $4.2 billion

Job: Owner of Topshop. (Hence the "sir".)

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Sara Blakely

Forbes Billionaires Ranking: #1,153

Estimated Net Worth: $1 billion

Job: Creator and owner of Spanx. (If you're not wearing Spanx, someone within five feet of you probably is.)

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Ralph Lauren

Forbes Billionaires Ranking: #122

Estimated Net Worth:$7.5 billion

Job: Designer of his namesake label; silver fox.

Fairchild Archive

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Miuccia Prada

Forbes Billionaires Ranking: #139

Estimated Net Worth: 6.8 billion

Job: Designer of Prada and Miu Miu (and glitter booties).

Fairchild Archive

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Giorgio Armani

Forbes Billionaires Ranking: #127

Estimated Net Worth: $7.2 billion

Job: Designer of eponymous label; very tan man.

Fairchild Archive

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Tadashi Yanai

Forbes Billionaires Ranking: #88

Estimated Net Worth: $10 billion

Job: Founder and CEO of Fast Retailing Co., which owns Uniqlo.

WWD/ John Aquino

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Rosalia Mera

Forbes Billionaires Ranking: #232

Estimated Net Worth: $4.5 billion

Job: Co-founder of Inditex, which owns Zara.

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