Top Clothing Brands 2012

Top Clothing Brands That Rocked the Fashion World in 2012

Today, a myriad of clothing brands are available for people to choose from. Every year, a few amongst these brands rise to popularity becoming the brands of the year. Meet the fashion A-listers that rocked the ramps this year.
Fashions fade, style is eternal. - Yves Saint-Laurent


Fashion has come a long way indeed. It has never been constant, and never will be. Trends change with every season, and new, innovative ideas of dressing-up are constantly introduced to the masses.

Certain upscale fashion brands have become synonymous with fashion. For some, designer labels are a regular addition to their wardrobe; for some, a luxury they work hard to achieve; while for others, it is a dream. The brand name, quality, spoilt-for-choice variety, whichever may be the reason, the following clothing brands have reserved a high rank for themselves this year.

Clothing Brands

Highest Valued Brands
They say, 'what's in a name'. A lot, especially when it comes to top-notch brands. The popularity of a brand's name can often generate extra revenue for a company. A product may have a loyal following as it is associated with a particular brand.

Brand NameBrand Value ($M)
Nike16,255
H&M13,485
Zara12,616
Ralph Lauren5,086
Adidas3,863
UNIQLO3,689
Hugo Boss3,257
Next2,973
Meters/bonwe1,395
Calvin Klein1,183
Most Opulent Brands
A list of the most luxurious brands can simply be described as a wish-list for numerous people. Ranked as this year's most coveted, these brands are highly valued by fashion lovers. Take a look at the list of lust-worthy brands fashion enthusiasts vie for.

RankBrand Name
1Herm├Ęs
2Chanel
3Louis Vuitton
4Christian Dior
5Ferragamo
6Versace
7Prada
8Fendi
9Giorgio Armani
10Ermenegildo Zegna

Most Expensive Brands
Often, fashion comes at a price, but then 'classy' and 'inexpensive' don't see eye to eye! The brands listed below are extremely well-known and define upscale fashion. The high price of the following brands is an indicator of their status in the world of fashion.

RankBrand Name
1Gucci
2Chanel
3Prada
4Giorgio Armani
5Marc Jacobs
6Christian Dior
7Guess
8Fendi
9Versace
10Valentino
The Fashion Titans
These brands imparted to fashion the importance that it had always deserved. They defined the very premises of classy dressing, from which all subsequent brands have drawn influence. These brands marked the genesis of mainstream fashion.

Brand Name
Giorgio Armani
Christian Dior
Gucci
Versace
Chanel
Victoria's Secret
Calvin Klein
Prada
Dolce & Gabbana
Hugo Boss

Providing quality along with variety has made these fashion houses very successful. With their ever-increasing popularity, these clothing brands are making their presence felt in many countries and are trying to reach out to as many potential clients as possible. Get ready to explore the latest fashion trends, as these brands are now just a few blocks away.
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