We present to you the TOP of the best world-famous clothing brands that create timeless fashion collections. The masterpieces of the leading fashion houses are preferred by Hollywood stars and first ladies. The rating is compiled according to the date of brand foundation. What secret do they hide behind a veil of chic, outrageous and a logo with a long history? Let’s try to figure it out together.
1. Louis Vuitton
Date of foundation: 1854
French fashion house Louis Vuitton embodies exclusivity with its signature LV monogram. The brand history dates back to the creation of Trianon canvas chests. Founder Louis Vuitton personally designed the logo with floral ornaments and quatrefoils as a guarantor of the authenticity of the products.
Date of foundation: 1856
Draper Thomas Burberry brought typical British supremacy to life. Burberry is recognized for its waterproof trench coat in tartan gabardine. Initially, the symbol of the brand was a knight with a spear. The logo has undergone a change and has become minimalistic – Burberry and London England under it.
Date of foundation: 1921
Guccio Gucci started out as a tannery. In 1953, the first store appeared in Manhattan, which marked the beginning of the legend of Italian chic. Gucci fashion clothes are preferred by world stars: Margot Robbie, Jared Leto, Dakota Johnson and others. The real logo of the brand is two mirrored and intertwined letters "G", which symbolize the initials of the creator.
Date of foundation: 1924
Adolf Dassler, together with his brother Rudolph, created a company for the production of sports shoes. The success of the brand was brought about by the development of the world’s first football sneakers with spikes. The name Adidas comes from the name and surname of the founder. The logo is represented by three stripes – steps for climbing up to victories in sports.
Date of foundation: 1946
French fashion designer Christian Dior presented the first ready-to-wear collection to the world in 1947. The company of the same name became famous for the appropriate combination of femininity and formality in each model. The minimalist Dior handwritten logo is synonymous with the brands high performance and the understated elegance of luxury fashion.
Date of foundation: 1948
German multinational brand Puma is one of the world’s top three sportswear leaders. Conceptual products of the brand are presented in 120 countries of the world. When developing the logo, the creator of the company, Rudolf Dassler, was inspired by the grace and speed of a predatory cat. The brand’s symbol depicts a jumping cougar.
Date of foundation: 1964
The American multinational company Nike topped the ranking of the most expensive sports brands in 2019 according to Forbes. The name Nike comes from the name of the ancient Greek goddess of victory, Nike. When creating the logo, the designers tried to make it look like the wing of a female deity.
Date of foundation: 1978
The Italian fashion house got the right to life thanks to the talented fashion designer Gianni Versace. After his death, Donatellas sister took over the company and continued to create luxury goods. The brands logo is Medusa Rondanini, which symbolizes the strong charm and silent amazement of all Versace collections.
9. Tommy Hilfiger
Date of foundation: 1985
Tommy Hilfiger strives to convey the American way of life in every line of clothing. Fashion designers take the classic images of the elite class as a basis and bring simplicity to the design, accessible to ordinary consumers. In support of its concept, the company created a logo with the colors of the American flag: blue, red and white.
Date of foundation: 1994
Supreme concentrates on streetwear and youth collections. In its models, the brand recreates the culture of hip-hop, skateboarding and rock music. The company emblem is Supreme in a red rectangle. When designing the logo, brand founder James Jebbia was inspired by the work of artist Barbara Kruger. She used mainly red, white and black colors to create canvases.