2. Louis Vuitton
What is probably the biggest name in luxury handbags and accessories, Louis Vuitton has been boasted by basically every A-list celebrity and entertainer you can think of.
Although it’s their handbags and luggage that usually make the most appearance, Louis Vuitton ready-to-wear and evening wear is never far behind. Founded in 1954 by Louis Vuitton, the company also specializes in shoes, watches, jewelry, accessories, sunglasses, and books.
The LV logo is one of the most highly recognizable in the fashion industry, as well as one of the most frequently brands made as knock-offs. Found in 50 countries with more than 460 stores worldwide, Louis Vuitton declared its company value at over $28 billion in 2014.
1. Oscar De La Renta
Oscar de la Renta is one of the biggest names in the fashion industry for a very good reason – he dresses some of the biggest names in the world, literally.
He made a name for himself in the 1960s, when he began dressing First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy. Since then, he has been a household name and the go-to designer for anyone looking to make a bold but sophisticated statement, from the red carpet to presidential inaugurations.
In October 2014, the famed designer passed away due to complications from cancer at his home at the age of 84 years old. Countless celebrities spoke out to honor the designer’s talent and many years of notable work.
The company remains in the forefront of luxury labels for wedding dresses and formal evening attire.