Made in America. This is what resonates with every American who wants to buy from American apparel brands that understand ethos of American culture and can blend it in its range of products. According to a 2019 survey by Statista, the American apparel market reached $348,300 million in revenue which is quite an impressive figure for an apparel market!
The last month celebrated the 243rd years of independence of United States of America. On this occasion, we bring here a list of some of the best American apparel brands that sell the best clothes and accessories. Let’s find out who are included in this list.
1.Levi Strauss & Co.
The most iconic apparel brand from America, the name of Levi Strauss & Co. is deeply ingrained in the minds of American people. Known for its range of denim jeans, it is a brand that makes some of the finest clothing pieces.
Levi Strauss & Co. sells everything from a pair of denim jeans and graphic t-shirts to tank tops and cotton pants and sweatshirts. Besides, it is known for its coolest accessories that include items like belts, caps, shorts and bags. Levi Strauss & Co. is currently the second most favorite apparel brand in America based on the Statista’s Global Consumer Survey 2018.
If you live in American and you are a frequent shopper, then chances are that you have noticed the many billboards of famous Hollywood chicks wearing a CK jeans or t-shirts. The last year marked the 50th anniversary of Calvin Klein and it is still among the most favorite brands in North American market.
The success of Calvin Klein is a result of its superb advertisements that feature hottest Hollywood celebrities and supermodels. A maestro cloth maker, Calvin Klein gets rave reviews for its range of undergarments that are unconventional in style and functional in experience. Calvin Klein is doing extremely good in apparel business and has an annual revenue of $9 billion.
The pioneer in streetwear in America, the name of Supreme is synonymous with America culture. The famous logo of Supreme is now a symbol of American hip hop culture and it remains one of the most iconic logos in American history. The majority of Supreme apparels are sold in secondary market where you can find many of its staple products using its logos and custom patches.
The immense success of Supreme brand is a result of its business model that is not based on the conventional “demand and supply” strategy. It manufactures only limited number of clothing items which are sold faster than any products of its competitors.
Supreme has collaborated with many high-end fashion brands in recent past that include Vans, The North Face, Hanes and Levi’s. Some of its staple clothing pieces include graphic t-shirt, boxer shorts, shoulder bag and shoes.
4.The North Face
The North Face is another notable mention from America. This brand is a favorite of many athletes and sportsmen from North America and abroad. The North Face is famous for its outdoor attire that is suitable for mountain climbers, trekkers and campers.
Products by this company include things beyond the regular wearables like a tee, jackets, pants and boots. For the amateur and professional athletes, it sells everything that makes their adventures a lot more foolproof and secure.
For those adventurers, it offers many items to make that their journey is safe and sound. The attire includes things like backpack, duffel bag, vests, beanies, gloves and socks.
Tommy Hilfiger was launched in 1985. The launching time of Tommy Hilfiger was just perfect as it was about to be a part of the influential hip-hop culture of New York City. The products by Tommy Hilfiger was highly influenced by the growing trends of skiing, country club and pop culture of the 1990s.
The baggy jeans and sweatshirts became the iconic products of Tommy Hilfiger during the 1990s and celebrities like Snoop Dogg and Wu-Tang Clan became the face of this brand. Even today, people like to buy vintage Tommy Hilfiger hoodie and jeans. Some even use custom made patches on them to make them look fancy and modern.
Today, Tommy Hilfiger has net sales of more than $1500 million in North America and it is among the most popular apparel brands in American market.
One of the largest corporations in the America, Gap has stores in every region of the world where it sells high-end clothing and fashion products. Launched in 1969, the launch of Gap was aptly timed as it was the time when many subcultures like Punk and Hippie emerged on the American culture.
The arrival of Gap coincided with a synergy of subcultures that was about to explode and it catered to the emerging trends of that era with its many popular products. Some of its best products were the famous hoodies and flared jeans.
The company celebrates its 50th anniversary this year and it has been a glorious journey for Gap in all these years where it excelled in every department of apparel business: quality, style and class.
Gap is a hot brand for people from every generation and its products peaked sales in every continent from America to Asia. Some of its highest selling products are faux fur parka, high-rise straight jeans and the plaid blazer. Gap is a conglomerate that has companies like Banana Republic and Old Navy under its umbrella.
Under Armour is one of the most-liked athleisure brands in North America. In spite of its shorter span of time in clothing industry as compared to other mentions in this list, it has made it big.
Under Armour gained much success in the previous years with its collaboration with a number of athletes and sportsmen. Among its many collaborations, the most profitable turned out with Dwayne Johnson famously known as “The Rock” who joined hands with Under Armour to promote its “Project Rock.”
Apart from offering fashion clothing and accessories like graphic t-shirts, polos, sweatpants and tank tops, it also sells outdoor and sports attire that include items like headband, wristband, backpack and umbrella to name a few. Under Armour has a brand value of $3.75 billion.
So if you are a true American who patronize the Made-In-America brands, then these are some of the finest apparel companies that you can trust for your next shopping spree.