Shopping is like a therapy to those who live by fashion, for fashion, and with fashion. While some people find their satisfaction in binge-watching or binge-eating, binge-shopping is a concept that many understand, but only some practice. And for such people, halting at every luxurious store in the mall is a must. Some global brands have such essence in their styles, the feel, fabric, comfort, and service that they are on every shopper’s list.
Not that it matters what brands we wear or carry, but reports suggest that it elevates one’s sense of confidence. Such is the quality of goods crafted by these brands that they evoke a touch of elegance to our styles. Most of these luxury brands date back to a time when it didn’t foresee that it would list in the world’s most popular brands.
Here’s a Global Fashion Checklist of all the brands par excellence.
1. Louis Vuitton
Once Louis Vuitton caught fame, people found it challenging to pronounce. And that did some remarkable publicity for the brand. Louis Vuitton continues to reign as the topmost for years, including the year 2020. Truth be told, such is the splendor of its products that it needed no publicity. Stepping into a Louis Vuitton store is like entering a palatial civilization of urbane fashion.
Hailing from an Italian background, Gucci rose to become an in-demand luxury brand catering to the affluent class. Millennials cannot get enough of the brand for the reason that this giant isn’t afraid of experimenting. Glamorous at all times, the Gucci collection is like a calling for the fashionistas. In the recent past, the label introduced a whole new range of sneakers after investing much of its trend in the knockout streetwear collection.
Closer to the style of the people from business backgrounds, Prada’s name continues to escalate to the top few of the most luxurious brands in the world. Since the inception of this brand in 1913, its effort lies towards designing a classic blend of tradition and the modern world. Prada clothes have a minimalistic design but yet make a statement that lasts. The brand ventured into the various other realms of fashion including, shoes, bags, and accessories.
A starry brand, Balenciaga, is much preferred by stage performers around the world. A brand freak will instantly spot a Balenciaga sneaker from any corner of a room. The collection of sneakers is loud, vibrant, and eye-catchy. This Spanish brand brought in a new wave of fashion and is gaining more popularity by the day. Christian Dior herself went on to praise the brand as “the master of us all.” Now, that’s something, isn’t it?
The idea of the British luxury brand Burberry sprouted from a twenty-one-year-old, Thomas Burberry. Such was his passion for fashion that he created the world’s first and only gabardine, a waterproof fabric. Its iconic trench coats, ready to wear clothes, cosmetics, sunglasses, shoes, accessories, and everything else sold in this elite store is top-notch. If not for Burberry, the checkered pattern formal clothing would have taken much longer to become a fad.
Typically, one has to get on a waiting list to take home a Hermès product. The brand’s most expensive and popular item is the Birkin Bag, a name that we’ve come across in many international films. Off late, the online services are allowing creations of this royalty to reach the doors of online shoppers. But most of its products are exclusive to the royal and the rich. Queen Elizabeth and Madonna belong to that list. Based on recent research, Hermès is also gaining a name for becoming the most expensive in the world.
Who introduced us to fashion with fur? Fendi did! The brand, hailing from Rome, focuses mainly on designer shoes, clothes, bags, and more. Celebrities around the world opt for Fendi owing to its personalized touch and exclusivity. The leather Fendi bags and the vogue sunglasses make Fendi a much- loved luxury brand across the globe. Fendi collaborated with popstar Nicki Minaj in the year 2019 and inaugurated a collection called “Fendi Prints On.” It caught up so well amongst the youth that within a week, they announced being “Sold out!”
We get a lot of our fashion from Italy, and Versace is no different. The brand has pioneered several new styles, which quickly became a statement meant to linger. Versace’s fashion has forever been timeless, with brands trying to compete with its cosmopolitan and revolutionary designs. Fun fact, in recent times, Greca One-Shoulder Mini Dress is the sophisticated brand’s most expensive item costing 4,495$! Most of their creations have a lot of glitz and glamour that go well with its accessories and footwear. Gianni Versace, the founder of the brand, was the first in the world to recognize the need for a special something for the film stars. The rest is history!