Fashion houses are names to reckon with. We all come across these names on a regular basis, but little do we know about the details. There are thousands of fashion houses trotting the globe. But there have been a few names that have stood up and these are few of the most popular ones in today’s times.
Here, we are bringing to you a compilation of some of the most famous names in the fashion industry:
Chanel: This French fashion house is one of the most popular ones in the world now and it has been the same for the last many years. Coco Chanel, more aptly, Gabrielle Chanel is the name behind this huge establishment. Having been brought up at an orphanage, Coco started her career sewing hats and then there was no looking back! Spread over 310 locations, this is indeed one of the best in fashion!
Gucci: This one’s another European name that has its hold across the globe. It is currently being owned by a French company. Gucci generates one of the highest grossing revenues in the fashion industry. With stores in about 278 locations across the world, the company is worth US $12.1 billion. This 94 year old brand is the heart of the fashion industry.
Dior: Another French company makes it to the list of the biggest fashion houses across the globe. Ever since its inception in 1946, Dior has been one of the forerunners in the world of fashion accessories, exclusive footwear, jewelry, timepieces, fragrance and make up products. A lot of celebrities make big fans of Dior including sports stars. Also, if boxing is your passion, these heavy punching bags will be of use to you.
Prada: This famous Italian fashion house specializes in fashion accessories, shoes, perfumes, watches and the likes. Mario Prada is the name behind this fashion house! 250 worldwide boutiques is testament to the strong hold of this name in the world of fashion. IN fact, in 2007, Prada even started making mobile phones with LG Electronics.
Burberry: Europe has been the forerunner of the fashion industry across the world and that is evident from the list. England joins this list with its fashion house of Burberry. This is one of the oldest brands, having started in 1856. It basically specializes in clothing, accessories, perfumes and cosmetics. Founded by a 21 year old Thomas Burberry, this is a rather popular name in fashion.
Versace: This Italian fashion house makes it to this list of the biggest fashion houses. This is a rather new brand, having been founded in 1978. With Milan as its birth place, this brand mainly focuses on textiles and apparel. It operates in over 80 stores across the world with a net revenue of EU €479.2 million. Versace got a lot of recognition in 2000 when Jennifer Lopez wore one of their dresses the Annual Grammy Awards. With a lot of international coverage, Versace is a name to reckon with!