Top 8 German Fashion Brands! – Biggest Made in Germany Apparel

Made in Germany is a quality label — this also applies to German fashion. Although Germany is still not a classic model, certain brands and designers have established themselves and are in demand internationally. The best brands are already mixing in with the big ones: Whether Fashion Weeks in Paris, London, Milan, New York or Berlin. German labels can be seen everywhere. Stores, boutiques, online shops and chain stores all over the world make the brands present.

We have put together the top 8 biggest German fashion brands.

German Fashion

1. Hugo Boss

The world-renowned top label brand, and one of the leading companies in the premium and luxury fashion sector. Clothing for women, men and children as well as accessories, shoes, sportswear, sunglasses and fragrances can be found in the comprehensive assortment of Hugo Boss. Star designer Jason Wu has been enchanting as an artistic director of the BOSS Woman-wear since 2013 with great collections.

2. Adidas

What began in 1920 with the two Dassler brothers in a laundry room is now the second largest sports article manufacturer in the world. Alfred Dassler, also called Adi, is the name of the Adidas brand. Not only sports shoes for footballers and athletes are in the Adidas range, but also trainers, sports shoes with cult status and clothing – the three streaks of course is another known classic design.

3. Escada

In 1976 Escada was founded by Margaretha Ley and her husband Wolfgang Ley in Munich. In the 1980s and 1990s, Escada was the largest woman fashion company in the world, with an international network of Escada boutiques. Escada, located in the upper price segment, offers very elegant fashion. In 2013, Escada opened their own online shop.

4. Tom Tailor

Tom Tailor is a real north German fashion label, because Tom Tailor was founded in the beautiful city Hamburg. In 1962 Tom Tailor was the largest shirt importer in Hamburg, but the demand for clothing was so high that the brand soon gained increasing heights. Today, it is one of the leading fashion and lifestyle companies in Europe.

5. Jil Sander

Ang again a brand, founded in Hamburg. Jil Sander aka “Queen of less” is known for her timelessly elegant clothing, which is characterized above all by simplicity. Androgynous and discreet attributes of the brand as well as striking good cuts and a high quality. Celebrated collections, outstanding reviews and multiple awards are the result of Jil Sander’s unique collections.

6. JOOP!

Also JOOP! Was founded in Hamburg and was named by founder Wolfgang Joop. Established as a pure designer label in 1986, JOOP! Restructured at the end of the 80s and reduced prices. The brand is now placed in the middle price segment. Always classic, always timeless, always stylish – a brand that people, especially Germans have grown to rely on.

7. lala Berlin

Lala Berlin is a young label that is known for its symbiosis of urban casualness and Berlin chic. Since 2004, lala Berlin has captured the authenticity of the capital, captivated by its unconventional collections. Experimenting, imagination and a cool femininity make the label stand out.

8. Love child

The brand from Berlin Kreuzberg is now known worldwide with its bags. Casual, elegant and high-quality, Liebeskind creates stylish bags, shoes and accessories for trend-conscious and modern women. Especially town dwellers get their money’s worth here — shoppers and bag packs from Liebeskind offer plenty of space and practical exterior pockets. And they look particularly beautiful.

What are your favorite German fashion brands?

Please, let us know in the comments!

David Abt

1 thought on “Top 8 German Fashion Brands! – Biggest Made in Germany Apparel”

  1. I think this is a great list — German fashion is everywhere despite not that many people being actually aware of it.

    And I would say these would be good additions to your list!!

    9. Buffalo
    10. Michalsky


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