Since the advent of time, humans learned to clothe themselves. Though earlier methods were primitive, with primary clothing being leaves and twigs and animal skin, today humans have become much more advanced. They don’t just cover ourselves with just leaves and twigs but process them find out a way to create a thread and weave out a shirt or tan animal skin a process it into the beautiful shiny bags or jackets.
Throughout the world, multiple companies have popped out to cover the present generation but some of them have stood out in relation to providing some of the best clothing around; be it shirt, pants, watches or jewelry. Here are some of the top clothing brands in the World.
Following is a list of Top 10 Best Clothing Brands in The World for 2017-2018
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Cartier is one of the oldest clothing companies tasked with creating fabulous pieces of jewelry and watches having been founded in the year of 1847. It is one of the most luxurious clothing companies in the world. It is the go-to choice for some of the renowned personalities like Kate Middleton and has been clothing Royalties since the 19th century. The headquarters of the company lays in Paris the place where the company originally hails from. Today it generates annual revenue around $6.1 billion.
Up next is another watch making company whose very name is synonymous to luxury watches and hails from the mother of finest quality watches, Switzerland, thought the company was originally founded in London only to be moved to Switzerland in later years. It has been one of the top powerful 100 brands. It was the first to produce a waterproof watch named “Oyster”. It has many such innovations under its name. Today the company generates annual revenue of about $4.7 billion.
This is a Japanese company which concerns itself with designing, manufacturing, and sale of casual wear. The company has its HQ in Tokyo and was established in the year 1949. Today it has grown to become one of the top apparel companies operating in several companies out of Japan. It has whopping thirty thousand employees and has a brand value of $9.6 billion. It had started a project in the month of January where designs of famous designers were sold at a price of less than a hundred dollars in New York. The aim was to create a designer product for everyone, not just the rich.
7. Louis Vuitton
Louis Vuitton was founded in the year 1854 by Louis Vuitton himself. Over the years it has become one of the best fashion houses in the world with products varying from trunks to shoes to sunglasses to handbags. One can easily identify its apparel via the iconic LV logo featured on them. The company was the world’s most important and valuable luxury brand. Today it generates around $10 billion in revenue annually and is valued at $13 billion.
This is a clothing company hailing from Sweden which creates clothing for all age group be it children or adults. Its branches have been operating all around the world has its presence in around 62 countries with an impressive forty-five thousand stores. The company employs a massive amount of employers to run its business with the current number being around hundred and thirty-two thousand. The company was founded in Sweden 70 years ago and currently generates around $21.73 billion in revenue annually.
Gucci is a brand whose very name nowadays is synonymous with luxury leather products. The company was founded in the year 1921 in Florence, Italy. This has been one of the top 100 brands in the world and has been one of the largest brands operating in Italy. It mainly concerns itself with luxury products, creating products for the upper class. It has around 300 stores worldwide and also disperses its products by wholesaling it to various franchises. The brand is valued at around $6.8 billion.
This is one of the oldest clothing brands that was founded in the year 1837 in France with its founder being Thierry Hermes. Like the others on the list, Hermes also concerns itself with production or manufacture of luxury fashion products for the upper class. They are the specialists on leather goods, perfumes, home furnishing etc. The company is currently valued at around $8.3 billion and generates an annual revenue of around five thousand million Euros.
This is one of the most popular brands on the list which has been synonymous to sportswear. It was founded around ninety years ago under a different name and got its current name in the year 1949. It is a German MNC with its HQ in Bavaria. It has risen to the position of second largest sportswear company in the world. It creates sportswear, equipment, shoes etc. The company generates about 19 billion Euros in a year and is valued around $10 billion.
Zara has climbed to the second spot on the list due to its recent brand value of around $14.4 billion. It is a Spanish company founded in the year 1975 and is headquartered in Arteixo. It is one of the leading clothing retailers in the world. It conducts its business through a whopping 2000+ storefront which generates it an annual revenue of $15.9 billion. It is famous for renewing the products in its stores every two weeks. Zara specialises in the creation of clothes for all kinds of people – be it children, women, or men – and always brings the latest trends to the market.
It is another sportswear creating company on the list and the one that has managed to climb and stay on the top with its recent brand evaluation being around an impressive $32 billion. The company was founded in the year 1964 in the United States of America and has its HQ in Oregon. It specialises in the production of shoes, apparels, equipment etc. It has risen to the top and become the largest manufacturer of athletic shoes in the entire globe. It generates a hefty sum of $30.6 billion annually as its revenue. They have created various sports equipment such as American football, basketball, golf club etc. and has created a loyal customer base.
One of the basic necessities of people has been the need for clothes. Since ancient times there have been people who were skilled in making apparels. With the increase in population and development of living standards, the world has seen a boom in the clothing industries each of them claiming to offer something new and durable. There have been stores completely engrossed in researching creating new fashionable clothes and advanced fabrics. Among those, there have been certain clothing companies who have managed to stay on top of their game providing the world with some of the best quality products in clothing.