Today fashion is an inspiration. It’s for sure that fashion has influenced our lives in one way or the other. The standard of person is defined by the brand he wears. The popularity of any brand is equal to its desirability and demand by the people. Which brand is more famous among people and which products are more wanted, can easily be guessed by its frequency of being searched on internet. The brands market is growing significantly and some of the brands are experiencing such a high market values due to increase in its number of customers. These brands have set the trend and we all are following it somehow. Here is a list of hand-picked Top 10 Most Popular Fashion Brands In 2014 that can actually be called as the trend setters.
Armani is an Italian most famous and largest fashion brand in the world. The brand was founded by Giorgio Armani in 1975. Serving worldwide the brand designs, manufactures and distributes ready-to-wear, jewelry, shoes, home interiors, eyewear, leather goods, accessories and haute couture. All of the brand products are assigned different sub-labels. Giorgio Armani is the main brand line. Emporio Armani, Armani Collezioni, Armani Junior, Armani Prive, Armani Jeans and Armani Exchange A/X are some of the most famous sub brands of Armani. Giorgio Armani is planning to start a chain hotels and resorts in some of the main cities like London, Hong Kong, Paris, New York, Dubai, Tokyo and many others. The brand is very trendy and modern.
This ionic British luxury brand was founded in 1856 by Thomas Burberry. The brand distributes clothing, sunglasses, fashion accessories, cosmetics and fragrances. Headquartered in London, England the brand is serving all over the world through its franchises and branded stores. Its most famous logo of tartan is being copied by many of the local traders as well. Burberry Trench Coat is most famous that was designed by Thomas Burberry himself. The branch has the Royal Warrants since the time of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Wales. The company also has the sub-brands named as Burberry Prorsum, Burberry London and Burberry Brit.
Polo is the famous brand of United States Polo Association founded in 1890. The company trademarks are registered worldwide and are managed by USPA itself. The brand has a partnership license with Russia, North and South America, Asia, Europe and Middle East so it may provide the customers with branded eyewear, footwear, luggage, watches, fragrances, small leather goods, home furnishings, apparel and other accessories. The company is serving 135 countries currently. The brand also focuses on promoting the polo sport by educating and training the Association player members.
Chanel is a French privately owned fashion house founded in 1909 by Coco Chanel. The brand specializes in luxury goods, fashion accessories and haute couture and ready to wear clothes. When company was started its main line was full with women’s accessories, dresses, jewelry, fragrances, shoes, handbags and makeup. The simple design of these branded goods replaced all the overdesigned accessories of 19th century. The jersey fabric produced garments of brands are still affordable and comfortable. It would not be wrong to say that this brand has revolutionized fashion in every possible way.
Gucci is the most famous fashion and leather goods brand. This Italian fashion house was founded in 1921 by Guccio Gucci. The company is now owned by another French company PPR also known as Kering. This largest selling Italian brand was ranked 38th most valuable brand of the world in 2013. Gucci brand is selling its no. 1 products that include shoes, eyewear, leather goods, clothing, jewelry and watches all around the world through its franchises and branded stores. Gucci offers the wide range of men’s and women’s superior quality products and is said to be the world leader among all the fashion brands.
Famous as Hermes of Paris is a French fashion brand founded in 1837 by Thierry Hermes. The famous logo since 1950’s, Duc carriage with horse is renowned all over the world today. The company is never out of the list of world’s best fashion brands every year. The company’s methodology is that every craftsman works on the single product from start to end to make it absolutely perfect in every respect. This is the reason why its products are highly valued by the customers. The world’s most famous and best designers had worked for this brand. This oldest fashion house specializes in the luxury goods, fragrances for men and women, leather goods, lifestyle accessories and ready to wear goods.
This Italian luxury fashion house was founded in 1913 by Mario Prada. The brand specializes in ready to wear leather goods and other wearing fashion accessories, watches, perfumes, shoes, mobile phones and luggage. Prada believes in innovation that is the success core of the brand. The main designer of the brand is Miuccia Prada whose talent and creativity has attracted the global fashion industry. Prada was the first brand who opened the new type of store “Prada Epicenter”. The brand believes that if people are taking money out of their pocket you should provide them relevant to what they actually need and desire. The brand has over 250 boutiques worldwide. This was among the top global brands of 2013.
Zara is famous Spanish clothing and accessories fashion house founded by Amancio Ortega and Rosalia Mera in 1974. Zara is the world’s largest apparel retailer and owns other big brands such as Pull and Bear, Bershka, Massimo Dutti, Stradivarius and Uterqüe. The company retails, designs, manufactures and distributes its goods all over the world. The brand specializes in the Lower and Upper garments for men and women, Shoes, cosmetics as well as has the kid’s collection. The interesting thing about the brand is that it has never preferred advertisement of its goods instead spends all the revenue in opening the new branded stores. Many of the fashion imitators have been using the original Zara logo and selling their own low cost products. Zara has been called as the Spanish success story and it is amazingly the most innovative and devastating fashion brand in the world.
2. Louis Vuitton
This French fashion house was founded in 1854 by Louis Vuitton. This brand specializes in leather goods to ready to wear, shoes, jewelry, sunglasses, watches and books. The monogram of LV is imprinted on most of its products. It is indeed the world leader in quality leather products. For many years this brand has been the most luxurious and best brand of the world. The estimated worth of the brand itself is over USD $19. This brand is a crown jewel of many other luxury brands such as Fendi, Marc Jacobs and Givenchy. The company sells its products through boutiques, branded stores and e-commerce section on websites all over the world.
Nike is an American Multinational Fashion house founded as Blue Ribbon Sports by Bill Bowerman and Phil Knight in 1964. In 1971 was named as Nike. The company headquarters in Washington County, Oregon United States. The brand designs, retails, manufactures and distribute its finest and luxurious products all over the world. The brand specializes in footwear and apparel, sport equipment and other recreational products and accessories. The great and famous sportsmen teams around the world having the Nike trademark as “Just do it”. The brand total revenue for last year was US$ 25.3 billion.
The brand is divided into other famous sub brands as Nike Golf, Nike+, Nike Pro, Air Force 1, Nike Duke, Nike Skateboarding and Foamposite. It is the world’s most famous and successful sports and luxury brand.