But let’s not waste any more time and let’s find out together which are the most famous fashion houses in the world!


Chanel is closely linked with the life of its founder, Coco Chanel , one of the most talented designers of all time, who founded this French fashion house in the early 1900s, in the middle of the Bella Epoque , in Paris, which became , also thanks to her, the capital of fashion.

At the beginning Chanel was a hat boutique on the ground floor in the Balsan apartments, but over time, thanks to the success of its collections, this brand soon began to open in other places and to produce clothes, bags and other fashion accessories, perfumes and jewels. .

The symbol depicting the world famous French fashion house is composed of a double crossed letter C, which was registered as a trademark in 1924, although it is not known what inspired this choice.

Louis Vuitton

Another most important French fashion brand with Chanel and Louis Vuitton .

The company, founded by the same designer Louis Vuitton in 1854, produces luxury garments and accessories, even jewelry, sunglasses, watches and everything that revolves around world high fashion. His first boutique was opened in Paris and others followed shortly thereafter, including the very famous one on the Champs-Elysees .

Vuitton launched its famous brand inspired by the oriental design of the Victorian Era, thus combining the initials of the founder (LV) with the symbols of flowers and shamrocks.


Italian brand famous all over the world , which produces clothing and a large quantity of accessories, including watches and travel items, such as bags and suitcases.

Originally Prada was known as Fratelli Prada, founded in 1913 by Mario and Martino, and today successfully managed by the great Italian designer Miuccia Prada, who has revived a fashion house so much that Hollywood has dedicated a film to it, ” The Devil wears Prada ” .

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Another well-known Italian luxury fashion brand is Gucci, founded in 1921 by Guccio Gucci, famous for the production of luxury bags, belts and fashion accessories. In 2016 Gucci had a turnover of 7.6 billion euros worldwide, becoming the second best-selling fashion house after Louis Vuitton.

The inspiration of Gucci was born from the passion for horse riding and the Gucci brand has been worn in the past by celebrities such as Audrey Hepburn, Jackie Kennedy and Maria Callas.


We are facing one of the most famous fashion brands in the world and founded in 1946 by one of the greatest stylists ever lived, Christian Dior , who was the forerunner in the launch of different fashions. The US magazine Harper’s Bazaar talks about Dior, using the term “new look” , in order to highlight the Dior brand as the pinnacle of French haute couture and still remained in everyday terminology today.

Today the Dior brand belongs to the richest man in France and one of the richest in the world: Bernard Arnault.


Another French fashion brand and one of the most important fashion houses in the world is Hermes.

The historic French fashion house was born in 1837 thanks to its founder, Thierry Hermes , who opened a small shop for horse harnesses and harnesses in Paris. Around 1870, the successors moved to rue du Faubourg Saint Honore, where the official seat is still located today.

Hermes is famous for its fashion accessories, such as bags and leather goods.


Let’s go back to Italy talking about Armani, another historic Italian fashion brand founded by the designer Giorgio Armani, who over the years has also become famous for the launch of other brands related to the main one, such as Giorgio Armani, Armani Collezioni, Emporio Armani, AJ Armani Jeans .

Armani is one of the most famous Italian designers still around today and one of the richest men in the world.


The  Italian fashion house  was founded in 1927 by  Salvatore Ferragamo who started with high-class leather goods and then successfully entered the world of fashion. It is still famous for the production of luxury leather shoes, bags, belts and pret-a-porter clothes.


Italian fashion brand launched by the Italian designer Valentino Garavani and famous for the production of high fashion clothes, shoes and bags. The designer is even famous for having created a new color, Valentino red, which is a particular shade of purple red, also used in many dresses of the Italian fashion house.

One of the famous celebrities to have worn Valentino dresses was Elizabeth Taylor.


Founded in 1978 by the Italian designer Gianni Versace , the company has dressed the most famous personalities of the national and international star-system. Versace’s style is famous because it incorporates elements of Ancient Greece, the Roman and Baroque world in a modern key, mixing them and creating a new concept. Famous is the choice of Medusa as a logo, which symbolizes the bewitching beauty of women.

Today the company is led by Donatella Versace,  who has revived the brand with fashion collections aimed at enhancing the beauty of women, using clothes and colors that highlight the female forms, even if they appear aggressive.

Dolce & Gabbana

Became famous in 1985, the  Italian fashion house has established itself in the sector thanks to the elegant and captivating clothes, appreciated by divas. The brand was founded in Milan by the duo of Italian designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana.

Max Mara

Max Mara is an Italian fashion house,  part of the holding  Max Mara Fashion Group , officially founded in 1951, and among the designers it also had Karl Lagerfeld and Dolce & Gabbana .

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