Nike, Ralph Lauren, Old Navy and Gap are some of the biggest clothing brands in the United States as of 2015. Hugo Boss, Tommy Hilfiger and J. Crew and are top clothing brands for men, while H&M, Victoria's Secret and Forever 21 are major clothing brands for young women.
Nike is a brand of sports clothing that BusinessInsider.com calls the most recognizable in the world. The company has the highest annual revenue of any clothing company by a wide margin.
Ralph Lauren is a major lifestyle brand of clothing. Ralph Lauren consistently puts out the same type of product year after year, which appeals to its customer base.
Hugo Boss is a major men's clothing brand, especially for suits and polo shirts. J. Crew is similar to Ralph Lauren in that it's upscale and marketed as a lifestyle brand. Tommy Hilfiger makes distinctive, versatile clothing. The brand's outerware is especially popular.
Old Navy is an affordable brand of clothing targeted for a younger market. Gap is the parent store, and it is also a major clothing brand. Forever 21 is a well-known brand for fast and affordable fashion.
H&M is a major European clothing brand that has become popular in the United States. H&M is known for providing fast fashion trends at affordable prices.
Victoria's Secret is primarily a lingerie brand that also sells women's clothing and swimwear. It has very high favorability and brand awareness rates, especially among younger women.