Article originally posted in January 14, 2019
The design, the arts & crafts, the unique design, the fine art, and the limited editions are the main focus of Design Limited Edition. So, today we present you the 10 best French Luxury Brands, some of the most recognized and famous ones all around the globe. High-end brands are an indication of luxury lifestyle, status, prestige, exclusive design and power.
Six of the best French Luxury Brands are in the top 10 of the global rare fashion expensive brands. The luxury market in France is an ever-expanding and growing niche. So, discover which are the 10 best French Luxury Brands that are at the top of the game and explore the royal birth of high-fashion!
Dior is a French luxury goods company that was founded in 1946 by Christian Dior. With his first collection, the iconic French designer introduced the world to the New Look: a very feminine line, with a narrow waist and knee-length skirts. The brand is famous for its iconic handbags like the “Lady Dior”. The company designs and retails haute couture, ready-to-wear, leather goods, fashion accessories, footwear, jewellery, timepieces, fragrances, make-up, and skincare products.
Chanel is a high-end brand that specializes in haute couture and ready-to-wear clothes, perfumes, luxury goods, and fashion accessories. Created in Paris in 1910, it is a powerful symbol of French luxury lifestyle. Thanks to its expertise of its artistic director, Karl Lagerfeld, the brand gets a new boom.
Louis Vuitton is a fashion house was founded in 1854 by Louis Vuitton. The French designer started his business with trunks made from canvas bearing the brand’s iconic monogram print. After a while, he introduced the first Louis Vuitton bag, a big weekend bag called “Keepall”. Soon after, he released the iconic “Speedy”. After that many famous bags followed, such as the “Alma” and the “Neverfull”. Louis Vuitton is owned by the world’s largest luxury group LVMH. The label’s LV monogram appears on most of its luxury products, ranging from luxury trunks and luxury goods to ready-to-wear, shoes, watches, jewellery and accessories.
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Société Cartier, mostly known as Cartier, is a French designer and manufacturer of jewellery and watches. The company was founded by Louis-François Cartier in 1847, in Paris and still has its headquarters in the French capital. Cartier is the seventh most powerful Luxury Brands in the world, with a total brand value of $6,3 billion. The company has over 200 stores worldwide and operates in more than 125 countries.
Givenchy was founded in 1952 by the couturier “Hubert de Givenchy” and is a luxury French brand of haute couture clothing, accessories and, as Parfums Givenchy, perfumes and cosmetics. Initially entered the market with perfume as its main product, they then began to get involved in the skincare, cosmetic and clothing industries.
Hermès International S.A., mostly known as Hermès Paris, or just Hermès, is a French high-end brand that was founded in 1837. The company is one of the most expensive and luxury brands in the world. This luxury fashion brand specializes in leather, lifestyle accessories, home furnishings, perfumery, jewellery, watches and ready-to-wear.
In the beginning, Lanvin mainly produced dresses for mothers and daughters. After a while, menswear, lingerie, and fur were added to the collection. Nowadays, this is one of the most expensive brands across the planet.
Lancôme is a French luxury perfume and cosmetics brand. Owned by L’Oréal since 1964, it is part of L’Oréal’s Luxury Products division. This Luxury Brand offers skincare products, fragrances, and make-up at high-end prices.
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