Top 25 Clothing and Fashion Brands in India

Top clothing and fashion brands in India

Nowadays, it is not a difficult task to get to know the top 25 fashion brands or 30 best clothing brands and popular brands in India. If you are living in any metro city, by visiting a mall you can identify many popular Indian fashion brands and international fashion brands.

On this page, we have listed the top 25 clothing and fashion brands for your ready reference. Some of these brands are Indian and the rest are international brands and very popular among Indian consumers. After 2020, In India, fashion consumers increased buying clothes from eCommerce stores. To buy the best clothing item, they want to know the top fashion brands available to them in India. This list would be helpful for them.

Another important point, getting a list of random brands without knowing for which segment they have product range would be less useful. So, we have prepared a list after researching a few top malls in Delhi area. Based on that we have categorized top clothing brands in India in the following categories. 

First, we will show a flat list of brands with a brief introduction and later brand names will be listed in the following categories.
  • Men’s Formal Brands.
  • Men’s Casual Brands
  • Women Ethnic wear
  • Ladies Western
The below list is made in alphabetical order.
 

Top 25 Clothing and Fashion Brands in India

1. Adidas

Adidas was founded in 1949 and it is one of the most popular sportswear brands today. This is actually the second-largest sportswear manufacturer in the world presently. While it is more known for its shoes and other sportswear, Adidas has an impressive clothing catalog also.

Learn more about Adidas India

2. Allen Solly

It is undeniably India's largest and fastest-growing branded apparel firm, as well as a premium lifestyle retailer. It was founded by William Hollins & Co. Ltd. in 1744 and has been creating high-quality western apparel for men, women, and children ever since. It was launched in India in the year 1993 by Madura Fashion & Lifestyle which was ultimately acquired by Aditya Birla Fashion & Retail Limited. The brand has a huge consumer base due to its inexpensive and mass-market fashions as well as elegant, high-end versions. 

You can find out more about Allen Solly's fashion products on this page

3. Biba

Meena Bindra created Biba Fashion in 1988, an Indian women's and girls' fashion label. It has more than 150 brand outlets and 225 multi-brand outlets. Biba is an Indian fashion clothing brand best recognised for its designs for ladies and girls. In India, it has more than 150 stores and 250 multi-brand outlets. Biba is one of India's most popular ethnic brands. 

4. Calvin Klein

Calvin Klein Inc. was founded in 1968 and is an American fashion house. Its headquarters are in New York City's Midtown Manhattan, and it first came to India in 2007. It is a well-known brand with a large following, as well as a favourite among celebrities. It is not merely a clothing line, but also a way of life. They have clothing and fashion accessories items.

5. Fabindia

John Bissell founded Fabindia, a healthy Indian brand, in the year 1960. It sells a wide selection of clothing and specialised in various Indian traditional crafts. Fabindia provides a forum for rural craftsmen to communicate with urban markets in addition to selling garments. FabIndia has exported goods to over 40 countries on five continents to date. Their items are comprised of natural materials, many of which are sourced locally, giving them a distinct look. With apparel and clothing items, they sell a wide range of consumer products. 

Know more about FabIndia here: https://www.fabindia.com/

6. Flying Machine

Flying Machine is a clothing brand owned by Arvind mills that has been providing fashion-forward clothes to a diverse spectrum of Indian customers since 1980. Since 2003, it has built a reputation for itself in the Indian fashion industry. It's low-cost but eye-catching. Flying machine is a well-known brand that can be spotted in any mall.

7. H&M

H&M comes to mind whenever we think of a budget-friendly, unique, and high-quality garment. H&M is a Swedish apparel retailer with its headquarters in Stockholm. H&M has around 50 locations across 25 cities in India and operates in 74 countries with over 5,000 stores. It has a fantastic online marketing strategy that has helped it become well-known in the digital realm.

You can get more information about H&M India here. https://www2.hm.com/en_in/index.html

8. John Players

John Players is a men’s clothing brand, popular among young generations. The brand started working with the ITC group in India but as per some news sources, the brand is now owned by Reliance Industries.

Check out John Player's online store here: http://www.shopjohnplayers.com/  

9. Levi’s

When it comes to denim Levi’s has a huge customer base. Since 1853 Levi’s is adapting to the changes in fashion trends. It came to India in 1995 and since then Levi's clothing and jeans have become synonymous with high quality. Levi's produces both men's and women's casual apparel, as well as quality denim and other stylish garments.  Check more at https://www.levi.in/

10. Louis Philippe

Louis Philippe is an Indian clothing brand under the Aditya Birla Group. Louis Philippe was created in 1989 and is currently one of India's most well-known garment labels. In India and around the world, they have around 2700 stores. It features a diverse product line with exceptional craftsmanship that translates into clothing. Louis Philippe has a wide choice of formals, semi-formals, custom-made clothing, and fashion accessories to choose from.

Find more about LP products here https://www.louisphilippe.com/

11. Monte Carlo

Monte Carlo was founded in Ludhiana, Punjab, in 1984. Oswald Woollen Mills Limited is the company's owner. It has approximately 1300 outlets in India and abroad. It is a clothing company that makes woollen and cotton outfits for men, women, and children. Monte Carlo has been designated as a Superbrand. 

Check Monte Carlo products here: https://www.montecarlo.in/

12. Mufti

Mufti was founded in 1998 with a single goal in mind: to present an alternative to mainstream fashion's 'uniform' norms. Mr. Kamal Khushlani started this brand with the thought of being different from the rest. They were the first to introduce cutting-edge fashion for men in India. Bollywood celebs soon adopted their unique style from short shirts to club wear and streetwear, stretch jeans to turn-up sleeves, and so on.

Know more about Mufti at https://www.muftijeans.in/

13. Nike

Nike is an American multinational firm with a wide range of high-quality and distinctively styled items. Nike was founded on January 25, 1964, in Beaverton, Oregon, United States, and now has over 1200 stores worldwide. Nike is a well-known clothing brand around the world. It specially caters to sportswear which includes shoes, jerseys, shorts, cleats, baselayers, etc. Flywire and Lunarlite Foam are lightweight materials found in some of Nike's newest sneakers. Nike has incorporated innovation into each of its products while also considering the environmental impact.

14. Pepe Jeans

Pepe Jeans London is a denim and casual wear jeans brand founded in 1973 in London's Portobello Road neighbourhood. T-shirts, jeans, standard fit shirts, polo shirts, capries, and other items are available. Pepe Jeans is a well-known clothing brand in India, with about 1350 multi-brand stores and 503 big format stores across the country. 

Pepe Jeans website: https://www.pepejeans.com/en_int/

15. Peter England

Peter England was established in Londonderry, Ireland, in 1889. They entered the Indian market in 1997 and were acquired by the Aditya Birla Group in 2000. The brand's clothing is of great quality, ranging from formal and semi-formal attire to jeans, T-shirts, skirts, and more. Peter England offers a wide range of conventional as well as brighter colour selections.

Know more about this brand https://www.peterengland.com/.

16. Park Avenue

Park Avenue, owned by the Raymond group and founded in 1986, is one of India's major men's "Ready Made Garment" businesses. It features a high-end men's line. Everyone who wears it has their own personal style. Furthermore, during the 2015 Images Fashion Awards, the brand received the 'Best Design Concept' of the Year Award for Innovative AUTOFIT Concept.

17. Provogue

Provogue (India) Limited, a public company listed on the Mumbai and National stock markets, is a fashion and lifestyle retail enterprise. The Provogue Brand was created and released in 1998 as a Menswear fashion range of contemporary clothing with styling that was tailored to the Indian market and soon achieved leadership. They have chosen their brand ambassador to be Hrithik Roshan and Sonakshi Sinha.

Check this page to know about Provogue.   

18. Raymond

Raymond is a preferred choice for formal suits. The headquarter of the company is in Mumbai, Maharashtra it is the largest integrated manufacturer of worsted fabric in the world. Also, it is India's biggest woolen fabric market. Raymond is one of India’s oldest clothing brands established in 1925. Raymond is considered one of the trusted clothing brands in India. Raymond owns the brands like color plus, Parx and Park Avenue. 

You can find more about this brand here - https://www.raymond.in/

19. U.S. Polo Assn

U.S. Polo Assn. brand products are authentic and officially sanctioned by the United States Polo Association, the governing body for the sport of polo in the United States since 1890. The U.S. Polo Assn. brand carries clothing for men, women, and children, as well as accessories, luggage, watches, shoes, home furnishings, and more.

Know more about U.S Polo Assn India here https://uspoloassn.in/

20. United Colors of Benetton UCB)

United Colors of Benetton is a global clothing and fashion brand under the Benetton Group. Benetton Group founded in 1965 in Ponzano Veneto, Italy. Today, UCB is a famous and established clothing – fashion brand in India and worldwide. They own many stores across the world that make the top clothing brand in the world. 

Learn more about the brand UCB at https://in.benetton.com/

21. Van Heusen

Moses Phillips, John Van Heusen, and Dramin Jones created this clothing brand in 1881, making it the oldest in India. Van Heusen has established itself as one of India's leading clothing labels for men's shirts and formalwear owned by Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Limited (ABFRL). Their goal is to bridge together sophistication and functional elegance in every outfit. It has expanded into a variety of categories, including neckwear, trousers, polos, and shirts, among others.

22. W for Woman

W for Women is a celebration of womanhood in all of its forms. It began as a division of TCNS Clothing Co. Ltd. in 2001. It blended western-style clothing into Indian outfits. Its indo-western style is well-known and speaks for itself. It operates over 400 outlets in India and around the world. 

Know more about brand W at https://wforwoman.com/.

23. Wrangler

Wrangler is one of the oldest apparel brands in the world. It was created in 1904, and its assortment of western clothing, jeans, shirts, and footwear appeals to both men and women. It is particularly well-known among teenagers and working professionals. Wrangler has its presence in all major cities of India.

24. Zara

Zara was started by Ortega Gaona and Rosalia Mera and is currently one of India's most popular clothing brands. It is a subsidiary of the Inditex Group and operates 2270 locations worldwide, as well as online retailers. It is known for its high-end quality and stylish design. Clothing, accessories, shoes, swimwear, beauty, and perfumes are among the things offered by this fast-fashion brand.

25. Zodiac

Zodiac Clothing is an Indian brand founded in 1954. It has headquartered in Mumbai. Zodiac is well known Indian brand for years now. It has stores across the country and a decent online presence. Zodiac is famous for formal ready-to-wear clothing. Zodiac is a trusted Indian brand with a particular customer base.

There are many other popular clothing brands in India that are not included in this list.

Men’s Formal Brands

  1. Park Avenue
  2. Louis Philippe
  3. Van Heusen
  4. BlackBerrys
  5. Giovani
  6. Arrow
  7. Raymond
  8. Indian Terrain
  9. Globus

Men’s Casual Brands

  1. Allen Solly
  2. U.S. Polo ASSN
  3. LP Jeans
  4. Indigo Nation
  5. Indian Terrain
  6. Celio
  7. Color plus
  8. Parx
  9. Arrow
  10. Lombard
  11. Twill
  12. John Miller
  13. Bare Denim
  14. John Players
  15. Izod
  16. Basics

Women Ethnic wear

  1. Global desi
  2. Mother earth
  3. Biba
  4. Soch
  5. Aurelia
  6. W
  7. Label Ritu Kumar
  8. AND
  9. Libas

Ladies' Western clothing brands

  1. UCB
  2. Zink London
  3. Madame
  4. Marie Clarie
  5. Vero Moda
  6. Only
  7. Pepe Jeans
  8. Levi’s

Disclaimer: The above list is a random list of clothing and fashion brands popular in India. We have not prioritized any brand over others based on any particular criteria. Information about the brands is collected from various internet resources and brands' websites. So, you are advised to check the fact for accuracy prior to using the information published on this page.

References: 
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About the Author: Adita Banerjee is pursuing her graduate degree in Textile Technology from the Government College of Engineering and Textile Technology, Serampore. She loves writing content and reading books.