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Revealed: The most powerful fashion brands in the world

French and Italian names topped the list of the world’s most valuable fashion houses but the new list, compiled by Forbes, was an equal mixture of high and low end brands.

Revealed: The most powerful fashion brands in the world
1. French fashion house Louis Vuitton came at number one with AED 103.2 billion ($28.1 billion)
Revealed: The most powerful fashion brands in the world
2. In second place was American brand Nike at AED 303.4 billion ($82.6 billion)
Revealed: The most powerful fashion brands in the world
3. Swedish brand H&M, known for its low end prices, is estimated at AED 249 billion ($67.8 billion)
Revealed: The most powerful fashion brands in the world
4. A contrast to its predecessor, luxury French fashion house Hermes came in fourth place at AED 142.1 billion ($38.7 billion)
Revealed: The most powerful fashion brands in the world
5. German sportswear brand Adidas at AED 62.8 billion ($17.1 billion)
Revealed: The most powerful fashion brands in the world
6. Prada, the Italian fashion name, at AED 56.2 billion ($15.3 billion)
Revealed: The most powerful fashion brands in the world
7. Another Italian entry is Gucci at AED 45.4 billion ($12.4 billion)
Revealed: The most powerful fashion brands in the world
8. The second recorded brand from the United States was Ralph Lauren with AED 44 billion ($12 billion)
Revealed: The most powerful fashion brands in the world
9. Spain’s only entry is its globally known brand Zara at AED 34.5 billion ($9.4 billion)
Revealed: The most powerful fashion brands in the world
10. It was iconic French name Chanel which took tenth place with AED 24.9 billion ($6.8 billion)