Where the runway meets the street

Louis Vuitton has topped the list of fashion brands in Interbrand’s 100 Best Global Brands report for 2013. Coming in at 17, the French luxury fashion house beat out other high-end labels Gucci and Hermes, with a brand value just shy of $25,000 million USD. Luxury brands performed well, with seven of the top 100 hailing from the luxury sector. Fast-fashion retailer H&M came in second at number 21 with $18,000 million USD. Nike‘s position at number three with $17,000 million USD confirmed its status as one of the most innovative fashion/lifestyle brands. Prada led the fashion sector as the top riser with a 30% increase in value, coming in third overall behind top-rising technology brands Facebook and Google. Cartier was also one of the year’s top performers with a 26% increase in brand value. For the full list, head over here.

#17 Louis Vuitton – $24,893 million USD

#21 H&M  – $18,168 million USD

#24 Nike – $17,085 million USD

#36 Zara – $10,821 million USD

#38 Gucci – $10,151 million USD

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