10. Levi Strauss & Co.
$4.67 billion – This jean label was invented by Jacob Davis and Levi Strauss in the 1870s. Now in 2015, jeans are still of one of the most popular clothing garments ever and the company is still going strong.
9. Coach, Inc
$4.76 billion – Founded in 1941, which is signified in their horse and buggy logo. Coach is known for their sophistication and elegance.
8. Phillips-Van Heusen Corp
$6.04 billion – This company produces their own clothing but they are known for owning the brands Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin Klein. Tommy Hilfiger bought this company for $3 billion than Calvin Klein was bought in 2002. This company provides neckties for DKNY and Ted Baker.
7. Estèe Lauder
$9.71 billion – Founded in 1946, this company has grew to become so big over time to own cosmetic lines like Bobbi Brown, Clinique, M.A.C and Jo Malone.
$11.83 billion – Since the late 80’s this company has sold watches, jewelry, clothing and leather goods. Their successful subsidiaries are Cartier and Chloe.
5. Christian Dior
$11.91 billion – Christian Dior house was founded in 1946. They produce a variety of successful perfumes and cosmetics.
4. The Gap
$15.65 billion – Founded in 1969 by Donald Fisher and Doris F. Fisher, the GAP is still one of the most recognized brands ever. This company owns successful franchises like Banana Republic and Old Navy.
$15.65 billion – Founded in 1963, this fashion label has grown to own brands like Alexander McQueen, Balenciaga, Gucci and Stella McCartney. It also has a ‘Sport and Lifestyle’ division which includes Puma, Cobra Golf and Volcom.
$18.82 billion – This Swedish company was founded in 1947. The initials ‘H&M’ come from the word ‘Hennes’ (meaning ‘for her’ in Swedish) and Mauritz (the first name of the retailer who introduced a men’s range to the company in 1968).
1. LVMH Moët Hennessy – Louis Vuitton S.A
$37.14 billion – Created by the merger of Louis Vuitton and Moët Hennessy in 1987, their products range from clothing, jewelry, perfume, luggage to fancy wines. Its most famous subsidiary brand is Louis Vuitton and their famous bags