If you happen to love European fashion but don’t have the time or the funds to travel across the world to shop, then you will be pleased to find out that quite a number of great European clothing brands can be found right here in the United States. You don’t need to flip through the pages of various fashion magazines or check out fashion websites in order to see the latest European fashions. You can simply enter into a fashion store that is near you, and discover some of the hottest clothing trends that are taking over European cities, such as Milan, London, Paris, or Madrid.
The following are the top ten European clothing brands in the USA:
This is a private company that is owned by Gerard and Alain Wertheimer. They are the grandsons of Pierre Wertheimer. The House of Chanel is well-known for its little black dress, Chanel Suit, and the perfume No.5 de Chanel. The company uses jersey fabric to produce garments that are comfortable and affordable. Chanel has managed to revolutionize the fashion world with high-end and everyday fashion. The company replaces the structured silhouettes found on the corset and the bodice, with garments that are not only functional but also quite flattering to a woman’s shape. In the United States, the company has major stores in New York and California.
This is an Italian fashion and leather brand. It was founded in 1921 by Guccio Gucci. It focuses on high-end quality clothing for both men and women. It is currently the biggest-selling Italian brand. In the United States, it has stores in some of the following cities: California, Florida, Illinois, and Boston.
8. Louis Vuitton (LV)
This is a French fashion house that was founded in 1854 by Louis Vuitton. Apart from high-end clothing, the brand also sells luxury trunks and ready-to-wear leather goods, such as shoes and watches. It is one of the world’s leading fashion houses, and from 2006 to 2020, Louis Vuitton was named the worlds’ most valuable brand. It has stores in major U.S states, such as Florida, New Jersey, New York, Kansas, California, and Illinois, just to mention a few.
Prada is an Italian luxury fashion house that specializes in ready-to-wear leather goods and other fashion accessories, some of which include luggage, shoes, perfumes, and watches. Mario Prada founded the company in 1913. It has stores in several major U.S. states, some of which include New York, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, and Boston, just to mention a few.
6. MNG by Mango
This is a Spanish clothing brand that is based in Barcelona and has stores all over the globe. In the United States, it has stores in almost every major city, some of which include New York, Boston, Los Angeles, and Dallas. The clothing brand consists of mid-range, fun, and flirty clothing styles that promote the latest Spanish and European fashions. In addition, the store also offers its customers an exclusive clothing line, created by Spanish actress Penelope Cruz.
Topshop is a British clothing brand that is dedicated solely to women, whereas its counterpart, Topman, caters to only men. Apart from tops, skirts, dresses, coats, and pants, Topshop also sells other clothing accessories, such as lingerie, underwear, swimwear, shoes, and makeup. In addition to stocking casual and formal men’s wear, Topman also sells shoes, belts, sunglasses, and underwear for men. Topman and Topshop are currently found in Chicago and New York.
This particular company comes from Northern Italy. Diesel specializes in fashions designed for young adults, children, and babies. Its brand is intended to be hip and casual. Apart from clothing, diesel also stocks clothing accessories, such as shoes, sunglasses, hats, belts, and underwear. Diesel has several stores within the United States. Some of its locations include Boston, New York, Chicago, Atlanta, Los Angeles, Denver, and San Francisco.
Reiss is a clothing brand based in the United Kingdom. It currently has stores in various cities in the United States, such as Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey, California, and Florida. Reiss specializes in top-of-the-line clothing for adults. It offers customers with a whole variety of high-quality clothing items, ranging from scarves to dresses. The company literally makes clothing items that are fit for royalty. In 2011, they made headlines when consumers all over the world learned that one of Kate Middleton’s dresses had been purchased from one of their stores. In fact, online shoppers managed to crash the company’s website as they rushed to purchase the outfit worn by the duchess.
H&M provides its customers in the USA with both casual and formal fashion choices that are suitable for all ages. Its products are among the most affordable when compared to other fashion brands. H&M is based in Sweden and has stores all across Europe. However, it is currently establishing a large presence in the United States, and some people still find it hard to believe that it is not an American company. H&M stores in the United States are concentrated in California and the Northeastern states, but it still has some other stores in locations such as Michigan, Illinois, Florida, and Georgia. Due to the popularity of the brand, more and more H&M stores are starting to spring up in other areas of the United States, such as Dallas, Kansas City, Salt Lake City, and Denver.
Zara is a Spanish clothing brand that stocks high-end clothes for everyone. In addition to cosmetics and shoes, Zara takes pride in its ability to turn design ideas into unique finished products at a relatively fast pace. It is a highly reputable company in Europe, and now in the United States as well. In 2008, the company managed to surpass Gap by becoming the largest clothing retailer in the world. The clothing brand has stores in almost every major city in the United States, some of which include Chicago, Atlanta, Dallas, Los Angeles, and New York.
The above European clothing stores continue to establish their dominance within the U.S. fashion market. Due to their unique designs and quality products, this trend shows no signs of slowing down.
Iskra Banović is our seasoned Editor-in-Chief at BlueFashion. She has been steering the website’s content and editorial direction since 2013. With a rich background in fashion design, Iskra’s expertise spans across fashion, interior design, beauty, lifestyle, travel, and culture.