Luxury At Its Best: The Top Ten Luxury Clothing Brands To Have Graced The Earth!

From Chanel bags and Burberry trench coats to Hermes bags and Louis Vuitton suitcases, luxury brands are taking the world by a storm!
Sure,every luxury branded item costs a bomb, but there’s no harm in admiring them, right?

Luxury Clothing Brands

A few designer brands have rightfully earned their place and prominence as being the world’s top ten luxury brands. Read on to find out why:

(In random order)

1. Louis Vuitton:

Founder: Louis Vuitton

Founded: 1854

Louis Vuitton

Obviously, we’d start with the famous Louis Vuitton, one of the oldest and most well known of the luxury brands, Louis Vuitton was founded by  Louis Vuitton Malletie, a French entrepreneur and designer. He rose to fame when Napoleon’s wife Eugenie de Montijo hired Vuitton. She was moved by his elegant style of packing the clothes and hired him as her personal box-maker and packer. This opportunity was a breakthrough into the world of the affluent, for Vuitton. Eventually, in 1872, Vuitton introduced a new trunk design, featuring a beige canvas with red stripes. The luxurious, new design was acclaimed by the elites and critics of Paris and marked the beginning of the Louis Vuitton label as a world-renowned luxury leather and lifestyle brand as it is today.

Best known for its leather bags and suitcases, Louis Vuitton is operational in many countries and its brand store named Louis Vuitton has more than 200 outlets all across the world. The label’s products, range from luxury trunks and leather goods to ready-to-wear, shoes, watches,jewellery, accessories, sunglasses, and books.

2. Prada:
Founder: Mario Prada
Founded: 1913

Prada

Prada is a well renowned Italian fashion brand currently headed by Muiccia Prada who is the granddaughter of  Mario Prada who had started the Prada fashion line in 1913 by manufacturing well-crafted, high-end suitcases, handbags and steamer trunks. Prada entered her family’s business and with the help of her husband, Patrizio Bertelli, Prada began refreshing the company’s merchandise with self-made designs.

The brand has gone on to produce merchandise including ready-to-wear leather and fashion accessories, shoes, luggage, perfumes for both men and women.

If in this day and age, you own a Prada bag,you should consider yourself a fashionista.

3. Dolce and Gabbana
Founders: Domencio Dolce and Stefano Gabbana
Founded: 1985

Dolce & Gabbana

 

The famous luxury fashion house Dolce and Gabbana founded and currently run by two brilliant men,Domencio Dolce and Stefano Gabbana is the luxury brand that is distinguished by its stylistic originality combined with the superior sartorial content of its creations. Each and every item designed by D&G shows excellent craftsmanship and its intricate and almost royal creations is what every customer wants.

4. Chanel
Founder Gabrielle ‘Coco’ Chanel
Founded: 1925

Chanel

 

Chanel is a synonym of the world ‘fashion’ itself. The brand gained prominence after its founder Gabrielle Chanel  introduced the legendary Chanel suit with collarless jacket and well-fitted skirt. After her death in 1971, designer Karl Lagerfeld took the reins at her company to continue the Chanel legacy. Having its headquarters in Paris, Chanel has continued to stun the world with its chic and sophisticated products.

5. Burberry:
Founder: Thomas Burberry
Founded: 1856

burberry

Thomas Burberry was nothing but a small town tailor when the idea of opening his own store came to his mind. And little did he know that he’d start a fashion revolution.
Burberry is a fashion house best known for its distinct British heritage which in turn is incorporated in its designs. The signature Burberry red, camel, black and white check became synonymous with the brand and is one of the most copied designs in the world.
Although it offers clothing,bags,shoes and other fashion accessories for men, women and children, it is the trench coat that makes Burberry stand out.
And if you happen to own one,don’t hide it in your closet! If you’ve got it,flaunt it.

6. Gucci
Founder: Guccio Gucci
Founded: 1920

gucci-logo

Guccio Gucci opened the first Gucci shop in 1921,selling high end quality leather goods that displayed fine craftsmanship. Soon,the world came to know of his merchandise,thus putting the Italian fashion house where it is today.

7. Hermes
Founder: Thierry Hermes
Founded: 1837

Hermes

So who hasn’t heard of Hermes!? After all, it is possibly the oldest luxury fashion house.
Hermes products are beautifully crafted and sources say that every item made is fabricated from the very beginning of the manufacturing process till the end by a single artisan to purposely ensure the impeccability of the product.

Two of Hermes’ signature products are the Birkin bag and the Kelly bag,both named after famous personas, Jane Birkin and Grace Kelly,the latter being the most expensive bag in the world.

Every lady dreams of owning a Birkin bag with the obvious reason being that anything that is branded by Hermes is simply the best.

8. Versace
Founder: Gianni Versace
Founded:1978

Versace

Throughout the years since its foundation, Versace has grown to become one of the most famous and influential luxury fashion houses. Gianni Versace, the founding father of the brand, is solely responsible for its success. After his death, his sister Donatella Versace took over the fashion house and continues to add glory to Versace as did her brother. Versace boasts of bold and creative designs.

9. Dior
Founder: Christian Dior
Founded: 1946

Dior

 

Christian Dior rose from merely selling sketches to make ends meet, to one of the most famous fashion designers of the world by the foundation of his eponymous fashion brand.
Dior has become a forefront in haute couture. Its designs are chic and feminine and would make any lady swoon as they see them.

Although Dior is particularly known for its womenswear and accessories, it has branched out with the Dior Homme label for men and theBaby Dior for children’s wear.

10. Armani
Founders:Giorgio Armani and  Sergio  Galeotti
Founded: 1975

Giorgio Armani

 

With his body-conscious yet understated clothing, Giorgio Armani has become one of the most popular names in fashion. He first launched his business empire in the mid-1970s, and it has grown substantially over the years. Armani and Galeotti became business partners, founding Giorgio Armani S.p.A. in July 1975.

The international Italian fashion house covers a wide range of products, from haute couture to ready-to-wear clothing items and jewellery to home interiors. Armani is one of the most expensive clothing labels in the world, with their men’s and women’s clothing, accessories, eyewear, cosmetics, and perfumes.

 

After having read about these luxury brands,all we can do now is admire what each fashion house has achieved and work our hardest to be able to own their gorgeous products!

 

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