We are what we wear! Our clothing has defined our way of living and our status in the society since the time men become civilized. Our way of dressing reflects our personality, our confidence, style quotient and our mood. For men, what better than the shirts they wear which reflects their class to others. But the shirt you are wearing has to have the look, feel, texture and design that can go with your class and reputation. And there are very few shirt brands in the world which can deliver a quality and classic product everytime it is demanded from them. We are going to look at and list out the 10 best men’s shirt brands from around the world in 2018 which can suit any of your clothing need.
10. GUCCI – Italy
Gucci is the name of an ultra-popular Italian luxury fashion and leather items brand which is a part of the Gucci Group. The French holding company Kering is the owner of the Gucci group which was created in 1921 by Guccio Gucci in Florence.
Gucci is the best-selling Italian fashion brand and has a range of line to fit the need of every kind of customers. Gucci is the frontrunner and a leader in the fashion industry and possess some of the classiest lines of men’s shirts in the world.
9. Nike, Inc. – USA
A name that needs no introduction and one who doesn’t know any boundaries! This iconic American multinational brand offers best-in-class products be it clothing, sports gears or anything else. Nike has become one of the most recognised and trusted clothing brand all over the world over time whose trademark ensures quality.
Nike is a globally recognised brand which has a top presence in every sector it has tried its hand into. If come across a shirt with “NIKE” branded to it, buy it!
8. Versace – Italy
Gianni Versace S.p.A. or as it is popularly known, Versace is another Italian luxury fashion brand started in 1978 by Gianni Versace. Versace truly maintains the Italian reputation of providing the best-in-class fashion line in the world.
With the head of Medusa (A Greek mythological figure) as their logo, Versace is widely famous for having glitzy prints and bright colors on their clothes that contemplates the look of its wearers.
7. Lacoste – France
Founded in 1933 by the famous tennis player Rene Lacoste and Andre Giller, this French clothing company sells a range of fashion products from high-end clothing, perfume, watches to leather items, eye wears and their famous polo shirts. Lacoste is one of the best in fashion from Europe and has been providing iconic and superb Men’s clothing lines for more than 6 decades now. Lacoste has seen an upsurge in popularity recently due to its fresh and modern, upscale look. You should consider yourself lucky if you get your hands upon a Lacoste brand shirt.
6. Adidas – Germany
Adidas is another iconic global brand on par with Nike in terms of popularity and global outreach. The shirts made by Adidas are some of the best and most exotic products one can find in the market. Adidas is the largest sportswear manufacturer in Europe and second largest in the world.
Founded by Adolf Dassler in 1949 after a family feud, Adidas has emerged as an iconic brand in terms of clothing and sportswear and a brand you can trust when you are wearing it.
5. Hugo Boss – Germany
Another German marvel, HUGO was founded by Hugo Boss in 1924 and was one of the main suppliers of uniforms to Nazis during their prime time. The expertise they gained from that endeavor helped them to catapult as one of Europe’s best fashion brands. Hugo Boss has an extensive range of men’s clothing line which includes, shirts, t-shirts, suits, coats, hats and much more.
Shirts manufactured by Hugo Boss possess an unmatched class and professional look which are ideal to be worn on any professional events. Hugo Boss is one of Germany’s prime fashion and clothing company which has evolved into a global fashion house with retail stores all over the world.
4. Burberry – Great Britain
Burberry is a British luxury fashion company who has become world famous for its most widely popular and copied distinctive check pattern trademark. Although more popular for their awesome trench coats, Burberry also has a great lineup of men’s shirting which are considered as classic in Britain and has been worn by the British Royal Family themselves.
The company has royal warrants from the British royal family and started its operations 161 years ago in 1856. Burberry was the main provider of uniforms for British soldiers in the World Wars and has evolved into a complete fashion house over the time now.
3. Tommy Hilfiger Corporation – USA
Founded and started by the iconic American fashion designer Thomas Jacob Hilfiger, Tommy Hilfiger Corp comes from the only nation having the capabilities to match Europe in terms of fashion – America. The company started in 1985 and flooded the market with eponymous range of menswear designed by Thomas Hilfiger himself.
The corporation has now evolved into a luxury fashion house with product lines for women and children also but, it is the men’s clothing lineup the company has which makes it and its owner truly iconic.
2. Levi Strauss & Co. – USA
Another iconic American clothing line, Levi sits at the penultimate spot in this list of best Men’s shirt brands across the world. Although more popular around the world for its denim jeans, Levi also offers some best-in-class and stylish line of men’s shirting and suiting. Levi was founded 163 years ago in 1853 and is the oldest still active fashion brand in our list.
Levi is a brand who has been worn by cultural and other icons throughout history and by people from all walks of life. One of the most famous people to grace this brand’s shirts was Albert Einstein himself. Levi has been the cause of many clothing revolution in America the most famous of which was the Blue Jeans revolution.
1. Ralph Lauren – USA
We conclude this list of ours with the iconic Ralph Lauren taking the numero Uno spot here. This American fashion brand churns out the best Men’s clothing lineup anywhere in the world with its shirts and suits being wildly famous and appreciated ones. The company was founded in 1967 by American designer Ralph Lauren and operated as a tie manufacturer for some time in its early days.
It then plunged into the market of menswear and completely owned it for quite some time. When it comes to Men’s shirting, there is no one at present to match the class of Ralph Lauren, who has also featured in many prominent TV shows, most famously in the classic American sitcom F.R.I.E.N.D.S.
So these are the 10 most iconic and best-in-class Men’s shirt brands in the world in 2018. As you must have noticed, all of them are based either in Europe or America as these two regions operate as the fashion providers of the world. Of course, the list keeps on changing every year die to such a stiff competition, but these 10 brands continue to maintain top rankings every year with their innovations and design that appeal to Men from all walks of life. Consider yourself lucky if you get to wear something from any one of these fashion icons.