Last year the personal finance experts here at money.co.uk delved into the data to reveal the most popular fashion brands in (nearly) every country in the world. Back then, it was luxury brand Louis Vuitton that dominated the globe, but how have things changed in 2021?
Using Google search data, Money.co.uk has again crunched the numbers to discover the most searched for fashion brand in countries around the world, and there have been some interesting changes.
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According to the data, the most searched for fashion brand worldwide is high street favourite Zara, in fact the top list is full of non-luxury brands such as Fashion Nova, ASOS and H&M. These brands are also well-known for their e-commerce offering, where you can go from browsing styles on your phone to wearing the latest trend in as little as 24 hours.
Zalando, the German e-commerce company that sells a number of premium fashion brands, is particularly popular in Europe - it’s main market. All 14 countries that are searching for the brand the most are in Europe, making it the third most popular fashion brand globally.
Athleisure companies also feature highly, with Nike revealed as the second most searched for brand and Adidas and Lululemon also proving popular. Perhaps a reflection of how most people have moved towards wanting more casual attire during and after lockdowns and perhaps due to a renewed interest in sports and working out as gyms have reopened and people look to get back into their fitness regimens.
High fashion brands that have remained popular, although have dropped in positions, are Gucci, Chanel and Louis Vuitton. Interestingly, it’s Dior and Tommy Hilfiger that are new luxury entries to the list this year.
|Fashion brand||Number of countries searching||Position change from 2020|
|Fashion Nova||13||New entry|
|Tommy Hilfiger||1||New entry|
|Louis Vuitton||1||Down 15|
Worldwide search data analysed by Money.co.uk in October 2021 using Google Keyword planner.
The top brand for each country was found using annual search data in each country for each brand.
Salman is our personal finance editor with over 10 years’ experience as a journalist. He has previously written for Finder and regularly provides his expert view on financial and consumer spending issues for local and national press such as The Express, Travel Daily, and The Daily Star.
Salman is our personal finance editor with over 10 years’ experience as a journalist. He has previously written for Finder and regularly provides his expert view on financial and consumer spending issues for local and national press.