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10 Luxury Fashion Houses and the Signature Items That Made Them Famous

You can see that it’s Hermès even from a mile away.
10 Luxury Fashion Houses and the Signature Items That Made Them Famous
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You can see that it’s Hermès even from a mile away.

Branding is a vital part of any business. Apart from easily recognizable pieces, an iconic item will propel any fashion house to fame. That said, let’s take a look back on 10 luxury brands’ signature fashion pieces that have permanently etched them on the hearts of every fashion girl.

Take a trip down memory lane and scroll down to check them out:

Burberry

Britain’s Burberry had been around for over a hundred years and it’s best known for the tartan pattern and tan trench coats that represent the brand’s luxurious feel.

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Diane Von Furstenberg

Since the ‘70s, women all over the world have been thankful to designer Diane Von Furstenberg for revolutionizing the wrap dress and reinforcing girl power at the same time.

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Christian Louboutin

Louboutin’s bold branding move–painting the soles red–ended up not only making the brand memorable but also adding a sense of sensuality and power to their shoes.

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Louis Vuitton

You can spot any Louis Vuitton bag from afar with its famous interlocking L and V, plus its signature floral patterns. A hundred years later, it still evokes a lavish vibe and is considered a status marker.

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Chanel

This French fashion house has long been associated with luxury, popularizing a women’s work wear staple, the tweed suit. It is also known for one of the most coveted quilted bags with the iconic CC logo and chain straps. Even its popular fragrance, Chanel No. 5, is a must-have in every girl’s beauty arsenal.

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Prada

Prada’s trademark totes rendered the house’s esteemed pedigree. Its badge of honor lies on the Saffiano Galleria bag with a clean and structured cut suggesting excellent quality.

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Hermès

Actress Jane Birkin’s voiced struggle led to the invention of her namesake bag, providing girls everywhere a carryall that can house all our stuff. Add Hermès’ silk scarf to accessorize this It bag and you’re good to go!

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Valentino

Valentino's designs are red carpet staples, but it’s the house’s iconic red dress that made this brand synonymous to a romantic classic. The brand’s red shade, trademarked ‘Valentino red,’ is a combination of 100% magenta with 10% yellow.

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Gucci

Equestrian-inspired leather goods fashion house Gucci’s logo is one of the world’s most iconic logos, signing every piece a sense of grandeur and authenticity.

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Yves Saint Laurent

Yves Saint Laurent’s invention of the Le Smoking suit and the Mondrian shift dress in the ‘60s provided women everywhere the ability to bring together two fundamentals that were then considered mutually exclusive: liberty and sophistication.

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Photos from @burberry, @dvf, @louboutinworld, @louisvuitton, @chanelofficial, @jeanandtee, @realmrvalentino, @gucci, @lenahalenda_, @stendhal_nyc, @hermes, @popganeshinsuan, and @rosarosasvintage on Instagram.

Main image from @hermes on Instagram.

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