The luxury brand index

Table 2.1 lists most of the fashion designers and brands that have contributed to shaping the global luxury fashion market. Some of these brands have

Table 2.1 Luxury fashion brands index

Brand name*

Year

Founder

Country

1

Guerlain

1828

Pierre Francois Pascal Guerlain

France

2

Hermès

1837

Thierry Hermès

France

3

Loewe

1846

Enrique Loewe Roessberg

Spain

4

Cartier

1847

Louis Francois Cartier

France

5

Bally

1851

Carl Franz Bally

Switzerland

6

Louis Vuitton

1854

Louis Vuitton

France

7

La Maison Worth

1858

Charles Frederick Worth

France

8

Burberry

1856

Thomas Burberry

England

9

Lancel

1876

Alphonse and Angele Lancel

France

10

Cerruti

1881

The Cerruti Brothers

Italy

11

Bvlgari

1884

Sotirios Voulgaris

Italy

12

Lanvin

1889

Jeanne Lanvin

France

13

Jeanne Paquin

1890

Jeanne Paquin

France

14

Berluti

1895

Alessandro Berluti

France

15

Fendi

1897

Adele Casagrande Fendi

Italy

16

Paul Poiret

1904

Paul Poiret

France

17

Trussardi

1910

Dante Trussardi

Italy

18

Ermenegildo Zegna

1910

Ermenegildo Zegna

Italy

19

Chanel

1910

Gabrielle Coco Chanel

France

20

Madeleine Vionnet

1912

Madeleine Vionnet

France

21

Jean Patou

1912

Jean Patou

France

22

Prada

1913

Mario Prada

Italy

23

Balenciaga

1919

Cristobal Balenciaga

Spain

24

Gucci

1921

Guccio Gucci

Italy

25

Hugo Boss

1923

Hugo Boss

Germany

26

Norman Hartnell

1923

Norman Hartnell

England

27

Rochas

1924

Marcel Rochas

France

28

Elsa Schiaparelli

1927

Elsa Schiaparelli

France

29

Salvatore Ferragamo

1927

Salvatore Ferragamo

Italy

30

Nina Ricci

1932

Nina Ricci

France

31

Roger Vivier

1937

Roger Vivier

France

32

Celine

1945

Celine Vipiana

France

33

Brioni

1945

Nazareno Fonticoli and Gaetano Savini

Italy

34

Christian Dior

1947

Christian Dior

France

35

Pucci

1948

Emilio Pucci

Italy

36

Louis Feraud

1949

Louis Feraud

France

37

Pierre Cardin

1950

Pierre Cardin

France

38

Max Mara

1951

Achille Maramotti

Italy

39

Hanae Mori

1951

Hanae Mori

Japan

40

Givenchy

1952

Hubert de Givenchy

France

41

Chloé

1952

Jacques Lenoir and Gaby Aghion

France

42

Mary Quant

1955

Mary Quant

England

43

Krizia

1957

Mariuccia Mandelli

Italy

44

Guy Laroche

1957

Guy Laroche

France

45

Missoni

1958

Rosita and Ottavio Missoni

Italy

46

Mila Schön

1958

Mila Schön

Italy

47

Sergio Rossi

1950s

Sergio Rossi

Italy

48

Valentino

1960

Valentino Garavani

Italy

Table 2.1 continued

Brand name*

Year

Founder

Country

49

Yves Saint Laurent

1962

Yves Saint Laurent

France

50

Azzaro

1962

Loris Azzaro

Italy

51

Cacharel

1962

Jean Bousquet

France

52

Jean-Louis Scherrer

1962

Jean-Louis Scherrer

France

53

Karl Lagerfeld

1963

Karl Lagerfeld

France

54

Judith Leiber

1963

Judith Leiber

USA

55

Richard Tyler

1964

Richard Tyler

Australia

56

Emmanuel Ungaro

1965

Emmanuel Ungaro

France

57

Roberto Cavalli

1965

Roberto Cavalli

Italy

58

Bottega Veneta

1966

Vicence Bottega Veneta

Italy

59

Paco Rabanne

1966

Paco Rabanne

Spain

60

Ralph Lauren

1967

Ralph Lauren

USA

61

Calvin Klein

1968

Calvin Klein

USA

62

Sonia Rykiel

1968

Sonia Rykiel

France

63

Anne Klein

1968

Anne Klein

USA

64

Jil Sander

1968

Jil Sander

Germany

65

Zhandra Rhodes

1969

Zhandra Rhodes

England

66

Come des Garcons

1969

Rei Kawakubo

Japan

67

Oscar de la Renta

1969

Oscar de la Renta

USA

68

Paul Smith

1970

Paul Smith

England

69

Kenzo

1970

Kenzo Takada

France

70

Bill Blass

1970

Bill Blass

USA

71

Issey Miyake

1970

Issey Miyake

Japan

72

Vivienne Westwood

1971

Vivienne Westwood

USA

73

Mulberry

1971

Roger Saul

England

74

Yohji Yamamoto

1972

Yohji Yamamoto

Japan

75

Diane Von Furstenberg

1972

Diane Von Fürstenbreg

USA

76

Manolo Blahnik

1972

Manolo Blahnik

England

77

Thierry Mugler

1973

Thierry Mugler

France

78

Alberta Ferretti

1974

Alberta Ferretti

Italy

79

Giorgio Armani

1974

Giorgio Armani

Italy

80

Perry Ellis

1975

Perry Ellis

USA

81

Jean Paul Gaultier

1976

Jean Paul Gaultier

France

82

Escada

1976

Wolfgang and Margaretha Ley

Germany

83

Helmut Lang

1977

Helmut Lang

Austria

84

John Rocha

1977

John Rocha

Ireland

85

Ana Molinari

1977

Ana Molinari

Italy

86

Gianni Versace

1978

Gianni Versace

Italy

87

Gianfranco Ferre

1978

Gianfranco Ferre

Italy

88

JP Tod's

1978

Diego Della Valle

Italy

89

Azzedine Alaia

1980

Azzedine Alaia

France

90

Marina Rinaldi

1980

Achille Maramotti

Italy

91

Michael Kors

1981

Michael Kors

USA

92

Carolina Herrera

1981

Carolina Herrera

USA

93

Anna Sui

1981

Anna Sui

USA

94

Kenneth Cole

1982

Kenneth Cole

USA

95

Elie Saab

1982

Elie Saab

Lebanon

96

Moschino

1983

Franco Moschino

Italy

97

Nicole Farhi

1983

Nicloe Farhi

England

98

Thomas Pink

1984

Thomas Pink

England

Table 2.1 continued

Brand name*

Year

Founder

Country

99

Karl Lagerfeld

1984

Karl Lagerfeld

France

100

Tommy Hilfiger

1984

Tommy Hilfiger

USA

101

Donna Karan

1984

Donna Karan

USA

102

Marc Jacobs

1984

Marc Jacobs

USA

103

Dries Van Noten

1985

Dries Van Noten

Belgium

104

Dolce & Gabbana

1985

Domenico Dolce an

Italy

Stefano Gabbana

105

Patrick Cox

1986

Patrick Cox

England

106

Hogan

1986

Diego Della Valle

Italy

107

Isaac Mizrahi

1987

Issac Mizrahi

USA

108

Christian Lacroix

1987

Christian Lacroix

France

109

Ted Baker

1988

Ted Baker

Scotland

110

John Galliano

1989

John Galliano

England

111

L.K. Bennett

1991

Linda Kristin Bennett

England

112

Christian Louboutin

1992

Christian Louboutin

France

113

Alexander McQueen

1994

Alexander McQueen

England

114

Anya Hindmarch

1994

Anya Hindmarch

England

115

Hussein Chalayan

1994

Hussein Chalayan

England

116

Marni

1994

Consuelo Castiglioni

Italy

117

Alessandro Dell'Acqua

1995

Alesandro Dell'Acqua

Italy

118

Viktor & Rolf

1995

Viktor Horsting and

Nethrlands

Rolf Snoeren

119

Paul & Joe

1996

Sophie Albou

France

120

Jimmy Choo

1996

Tamara Mellon

England

121

Mathew Williamson

1996

Mathew Williamson

England

122

Julien McDonald

1997

Julien McDonald

England

123

Narciso Rodriguez

1997

Narciso Rodriguez

USA

124

Alice Temperley

1999

Alice Temperley

England

125

Zac Posen

1999

Zac Posen

USA

126

Luella

2000

Luella Bartley

England

127

Stella McCartney

2001

Stella McCartney

England

128

André Ross

2004

Andrew Ross Blencowe

France

129

Tom Ford

2006

Tom Ford

USA

* Some brands might have been omitted as a result of either the unavailability of data regarding their founding dates and origins or the reluctance of the brands to reveal these.

* Some brands might have been omitted as a result of either the unavailability of data regarding their founding dates and origins or the reluctance of the brands to reveal these.

continued to grow in strength while others have faded from the luxury fashion scene. The countries marked against the brands are the places where the brands were launched, and in most cases the brands' countries of origin.

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