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This list of the top clothing companies in the world also features famous clothing brands. What are the most successful clothing companies? There are popular name-brand American labels like Abercrombie & Fitch, Nike, and Ralph Lauren, along with newer upstarts CLE Clothing Co., aka Cleveland Clothing Company. International high fashion clothing line names such as Dolce & Gabbana, Gucci, and Prada are here, too. The lengthy list of major clothing companies includes the largest and most profitable clothes businesses, corporations, agencies, vendors and firms in the world. 

If you're thinking of working in the clothing industry, a good place to start is with this clothing brands list. In general, you might want to ask yourself, "What are the biggest clothing companies in the world?" Another topic to consider is the rise of ethical clothing companies. Slow fashion brands like Stella McCartney and Patagonia are apparel industry companies that produce quality product, but also makes a positive impact and supports sustainability. 

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10 feet is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 300+ Major Clothing Companies and Brands
10 feet Clothing 10Feet is a Dutch fashion label, based in Amsterdam and is a subsidiary of Herb Industries. The label was founded in the late 1990s, and has since grown to the point where its clothes are now ...more

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55DSL is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 300+ Major Clothing Companies and Brands
55DSL Clothing 55DSL is a company founded in Italy as a 1994 spinoff from Diesel Clothing that sells male and female clothing in stores all around the world, including in the brand's own proprietary stores.

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A Bathing Ape is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 300+ Major Clothing Companies and Brands
A Bathing Ape Clothing A Bathing Ape is a Japanese clothing brand founded by Nigo in 1993. The brand specializes in men's, women's and children's lifestyle and street wear, running 19 stores in Japan, including Bape ...more

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Abercrombie & Fitch is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 300+ Major Clothing Companies and Brands
Abercrombie & Fitch Family Clothing Stores, Clothing, Retail Abercrombie & Fitch is an American retailer that focuses on casual wear for young consumers, and is headquartered in New Albany, Ohio, a suburb of Columbus. It has over 400 locations in the ...more

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Acne Studios is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list 300+ Major Clothing Companies and Brands
Acne Studios Fashion, Clothing Acne Studios is a multidisciplinary luxury fashion house based in Stockholm, Sweden with own-brand retail stores in locations around the world. It was founded in 1996 as part of the creative ...more

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Acushnet Company is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list 300+ Major Clothing Companies and Brands
Acushnet Company Clothing, Manufacturing, Golf The Acushnet Company is an American company and a subsidiary of Fila Korea, Ltd. that makes golf equipment and clothing. Prior to May 2011, it was a subsidiary of the Fortune Brands Corporation. ...more

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Adidas is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list 300+ Major Clothing Companies and Brands
Adidas Fashion accessory, Sports equipment, Design Adidas AG is a German multinational corporation that designs and manufactures sports shoes, clothing and accessories. The company is based in Herzogenaurach, Bavaria, Germany. It is the holding ...more

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Aéropostale is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list 300+ Major Clothing Companies and Brands
Aéropostale Clothing, Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores Aéropostale, Inc. is an American shopping mall-based specialty retailer of casual apparel and accessories, principally targeting 14-to-17-year-old young women and men through its ...more

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Aigle is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list 300+ Major Clothing Companies and Brands
Aigle Textile, Clothing Aigle is a French footwear and textile company founded in 1853 as the Compagnie du Caoutchouc Souple in Montargis by the American businessman Hiram Hutchinson. Hutchison had obtained a license ...more

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Airness is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list 300+ Major Clothing Companies and Brands
Airness Textile, Clothing Airness is a footwear trademark founded in 1999 in Saint-Denis by Malamine Koné.

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Akademiks is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list 300+ Major Clothing Companies and Brands
Akademiks Clothing Akademiks is an American brand of streetwear clothing popular with devotees of hip hop music. art and fashion. The label was founded by two brothers, Donwan and Emmett Harrell, along with ...more

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Alain Figaret is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list 300+ Major Clothing Companies and Brands
Alain Figaret Clothing Alain Figaret is a French luxury shirt brand.

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Alpha Industries is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list 300+ Major Clothing Companies and Brands
Alpha Industries Clothing Alpha Industries is an American clothing manufacturer founded in 1959 in Knoxville, Tennessee. Initially as a contractor to the United States military, the company grew into an international ...more

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American Apparel is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list 300+ Major Clothing Companies and Brands
American Apparel Clothing, Retail, Manufacturing American Apparel is an American clothing manufacturer, distributor, and retailer based in Los Angeles, California, created by Dov Charney who was born in Montreal, Quebec. It is a vertically ...more

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American Eagle Outfitters is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list 300+ Major Clothing Companies and Brands
American Eagle Outfitters Family Clothing Stores, Clothing American Eagle Outfitters is an American clothing and accessories retailer, headquartered in the Southside Works Neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It was founded in 1977 by brothers ...more

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Amir Adnan is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list 300+ Major Clothing Companies and Brands
Amir Adnan Clothing Amir Adnan is a Pakistani fashion label for men. It claims to have re-introduced the sherwani into modern fashion, and to be Pakistan's first international menswear label.

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AND1 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list 300+ Major Clothing Companies and Brands
AND1 Sports equipment, Clothing, Footwear AND1 is an American athletic shoe company specializing in basketball shoes and clothing. Founded in 1993, the company's headquarters were located in Paoli, Pennsylvania before being relocated to ...more

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Aquascutum is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list 300+ Major Clothing Companies and Brands
Aquascutum Fashion, Clothing Aquascutum is a UK-based luxury clothing manufacturer and retailer. In April 2012, it was sold by Jaeger to YGM Trading, a Chinese fashion retailer.

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Arc'teryx is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list 300+ Major Clothing Companies and Brands
Arc'teryx Clothing, Backpacking Arc'teryx is an outdoor clothing and sporting goods company founded in North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, in 1989. The name and logo of Arc'teryx refer to the Archaeopteryx, the earliest ...more

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Ariston S is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list 300+ Major Clothing Companies and Brands
Ariston S Clothing Ariston S is a company for production of ladies' fashion. The two brands of the company: Ariston S and A’S.

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Aritzia is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list 300+ Major Clothing Companies and Brands
Aritzia Clothing, Retail Aritzia is a Canadian women’s fashion boutique that was started in Vancouver, British Columbia by CEO Brian Hill in 1984. Aritzia has locations in select cities across North America, including ...more

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Armani Exchange is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list 300+ Major Clothing Companies and Brands
Armani Exchange

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Artus Clothing is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list 300+ Major Clothing Companies and Brands
Artus Clothing Clothing

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Ashworth is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list 300+ Major Clothing Companies and Brands
Ashworth Textile, Clothing, Men's and Boys' Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing Ashworth is a golf-apparel company, maker of Ashworth, The Game, Kudzu and Callaway Golf Apparel. On October 14, 2008, Ashworth was acquired by TaylorMade-Adidas.

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ASMclothing is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list 300+ Major Clothing Companies and Brands
ASMclothing Clothing, Fashion design ASMclothing is a clothing company located in Cleveland, Ohio. ASMclothing was established in September 2005 by James Hagedorn, Chris Arpajian, Kris Wernet and Rob Thompson.

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aussieBum is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list 300+ Major Clothing Companies and Brands
aussieBum Fashion, Clothing aussieBum is an Australian men's swimwear and underwear manufacturer. All aussieBum products are manufactured in Australia with the business run completely out of the company's headquarters in ...more

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Avec is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list 300+ Major Clothing Companies and Brands
Avec Clothing

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B.U.M. Equipment is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list 300+ Major Clothing Companies and Brands
B.U.M. Equipment Clothing B.U.M. Equipment, a clothing brand under the ownership of BUM Equipment LLC, is a street fashion clothing company that was founded in 1986 in a Seattle garage. The brand is known for its ...more

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Baby Phat is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list 300+ Major Clothing Companies and Brands
Baby Phat Clothing Baby Phat is an urban fashion line of clothing and other items for women and girls. Besides clothing, the brand also includes accessories for phones, jewelry, shoes and fragrances. It is the ...more

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Badgley Mischka is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list 300+ Major Clothing Companies and Brands
Badgley Mischka Clothing Badgley Mischka is an American fashion label designed by Mark Badgley and James Mischka. James Mischka began at Rice University as a biomedical engineering major and ultimately graduated with ...more

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Bali is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list 300+ Major Clothing Companies and Brands
Bali Clothing Bali is a lingerie company operating in the United States of America. Bali began in 1927 with Sara Stein as Fay-Miss. In 1935 the company changed its name to Bali Brassiere Company. Bali merged ...more

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Bantam Apparel is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list 300+ Major Clothing Companies and Brands
Bantam Apparel Clothing

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Barking Irons is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list 300+ Major Clothing Companies and Brands
Barking Irons Textile, Clothing Barking Irons is a design company based on the Bowery in New York City, specializing in casual-contemporary apparel inspired by American folklore and storytelling. The company was started in ...more

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Be&D is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list 300+ Major Clothing Companies and Brands
Be&D Clothing Be & D is a manufacturer of handbags and accessories.

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Bebe Stores is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list 300+ Major Clothing Companies and Brands
Bebe Stores Clothing, Retail Bebe Stores, Inc is a women's retail clothier established in 1976. Founded by Manny Mashouf, who emigrated from Iran to the United States in the early 1970s, where he opened the first Bebe store ...more

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Belisi Fashions is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list 300+ Major Clothing Companies and Brands
Belisi Fashions Fashion accessory, Clothing

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Belstaff is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list 300+ Major Clothing Companies and Brands
Belstaff Clothing Belstaff, a British brand, founded in Longton, Staffordshire in 1924, is a garment manufacturer best known for producing waterproof jackets. The company is now Italian-owned and based in ...more

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Ben Davis is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list 300+ Major Clothing Companies and Brands
Ben Davis Clothing Ben Davis is a United States-based work clothing line. It was founded by its namesake in 1935. Company founder Benjamin Franklin Davis' grandfather Jacob Davis was instrumental in the creation ...more

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Ben Sherman is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list 300+ Major Clothing Companies and Brands
Ben Sherman Clothing Ben Sherman is an international clothing company with British roots, selling shirts, sweaters, suits, outerwear, shoes and accessories predominantly for men. Ben Sherman designs sometimes ...more

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Benetton Group Spa is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list 300+ Major Clothing Companies and Brands
Benetton Group Spa Fashion, Clothing Benetton Group S.p.A. is a global fashion brand, based in Ponzano Veneto, Italy. The name comes from the Benetton family who founded the company in 1965. Benetton has a network of about 6,000 ...more

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Bestseller is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list 300+ Major Clothing Companies and Brands
Bestseller Clothing Bestseller A/S is a privately held family-owned clothing company based in Denmark. The company was founded in 1975 and has 11 brands. Bestseller has over 5,700 stores selling its product in more ...more

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Billabong is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list 300+ Major Clothing Companies and Brands
Billabong Clothing, Retail Billabong International Limited is a surf company, primarily a clothing retailer that also produces accessories, like watches and backpacks and skateboard and snowboard products under other ...more

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Birdwell is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list 300+ Major Clothing Companies and Brands
Birdwell Clothing Birdwell is an American surf clothing company, headquartered in California, makers of Birdwell Beach Britches. Founded by Carrie Birdwell Mann in 1961, the company manufactures and sells ...more

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Black Chandelier is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list 300+ Major Clothing Companies and Brands
Black Chandelier Clothing "Black Chandelier" is a song by Scottish alternative rock band Biffy Clyro. The track was first released in the United Kingdom on 14 January 2013 as the lead single from the band's ...more

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Black Kat Kustoms is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list 300+ Major Clothing Companies and Brands
Black Kat Kustoms Clothing Black Kat Kustoms is an American clothing line and custom parts shop based in Santa Ana, California. The company specializes in custom car, hot rod, and chopper clothing. The clothing line ...more

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Blufin SpA is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list 300+ Major Clothing Companies and Brands
Blufin SpA Fashion, Clothing Blufin S.p.A is an Italian fashion house founded by Anna Molinari and her late husband Gianpaolo Tarabini. The core brand is Blumarine, which they started in 1977, followed by Miss Blumarine, ...more

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Bonds is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list 300+ Major Clothing Companies and Brands
Bonds Clothing Bonds Industries Pty Ltd is an Australian manufacturer and importer of men's, women's and children's underwear and clothing, and a subsidiary of Pacific Brands Holdings Pty Ltd. It is a popular ...more

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Bosideng is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list 300+ Major Clothing Companies and Brands
Bosideng Clothing Bosideng International Holdings Limited is the largest down clothing company in the PRC. It has 7,579 retail outlets selling down clothing under its six core brands including ...more

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Brine is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list 300+ Major Clothing Companies and Brands
Brine Sports equipment, Clothing Warrior Sports, Inc., doing business as Brine, is a sporting goods manufacturer in the United States. It manufactures lacrosse, soccer, volleyball, and field hockey equipment. It markets its ...more

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Brioni is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list 300+ Major Clothing Companies and Brands
Brioni Fashion, Clothing Brioni is an Italian high-end fashion house founded in 1945. It specializes in the sale of handmade men's suits. Kering acquired the company in 2011; Kering's brands include Gucci, Yves Saint ...more