25 Most Popular Fashion Brands: 2011 Edition
Which labels kept you occupied in 2011? At Lucky, we couldn't stop thinking about Madewell, Marc Jacobs, Miu Miu…. and it seems like we weren't alone. Fashion-fueled collaging tool Polyvore put together a ranking of the site's most-searched-for brands. Click through to see if your favorites made the list.
Now listed on the New York Stock Exchange, the multi-million dollar company attracts clicks with its mix of affordable and high-end items, all tinged with Kors' "casual-rich-lady" aethestic.
Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana's Sicilian lady look never goes out of style.
The Scandinavian favorite gained a bit of traction in the US over the past year, popping up everywhere from Net-a-Porter to Shopbop.
The cheapy British store ships its party friendly dresses to over 100 countries, including the US.
Marc Jacobs' Fall and Spring 2011 collections were super-cool and super-editorial. The combination usually equals online fervor.
D&G is folding into its sister collection, Dolce & Gabbana, in 2012. For now, the label is still a popular topic in its own right.
The sportswear label's sharp coats were all over the Interwebs.
While current designers Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pier Paolo Piccioli continued to bring in rave reviews, label founder Valentino Garavani made headlines in 2011 with his virtual museum, a free web application that allows users to access years of Valentino runway shows, as well as 3-D images of dresses from the Italian fashion house's pristine archive.
The American label's studded and feathery accessories were big hits in 2011.
Along with his ready-to-wear and diffusion lines, Williamson also created an affordable collection for Macy's.
We couldn't get enough of Chloé's '70s-inspired clothing and accessories, whether it was former creative director Hannah MacGibbon designing or her successor, Clare Waight Keller.
The Italian fashion house's slick accessories are always a favorite.
Cool clothes for girls on a budget never fail to please.
The international clothing label—named after the global fashion magazine—is sold exclusively at Kohl's in the US.
Adorable Lanvin designer Alber Elbaz is as popular as his clothes.
Creative director Stefano Pilati made pretty skirts, gorgeous lipsticks and lots of covetable handbags in 2011.
From sparkly heels to crazy cat eye sunglasses, Miu Miu set the trends.
Tomboys can never get enough of Rag & Bone.
The mall staple is ultra-popular on Polyvore.
Affordable British label Miss Selfridge upped its game this year with runway-inspired ski sweaters, mod dresses and feather-adorned heels.
Designer Phillip Lim loves to say that he creates "classics with a twist," but you could also say he creates affordable, well-made clothes that the world freaks out over.
We love Balmain's unapologetically gaudy style.
With a retrospecitve at the Met, the creation of Kate Middleton's wedding dresses and several beautiful runway shows, this British fashion house had a seminal year.
The British retailer expanded to Chicago this year, bringing its sophisticated fast fashion to even more Americans.
Versace for H&M was such a megahit that Donatella agreed to a Part 2 for spring. Next up: Marni.
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