A discriminate shopper always goes for high quality products that are known for durability and style.

They often have their preferred brands on their shopping lists for quality microphones and audio products, or Benz for automobiles.  The same goes for fashion items where the brand often says more than the actual fashion piece.  Here are some of the big names that dominated the wardrobes of fashionable people in 2012.

Prada, Chanel, D&G, Versace, Gucci and Louis Vuitton are time-tested fashion names that continued to dominate the market.  These brands offer items across all product lines, this include couture, apparel for men, women and kids, bags, leather items, fashion accessories, and  fragrances.  When it came to men’s wear, brands like Hugo Boss, Emporio Armani, and Calvin Klein were among the top brands for 2012.  However, Armani and CK are also known to carry product lines for women’s apparel, accessories and fragrances.  Other fashion names that made it on the top list for 2012 include Michael Kors, Victoria’s Secret, Ralph Lauren, Burberry, Tory Burch and Juicy Couture.

Designer brands speak of the style and quality that fashionable women worldwide are looking for.

Most of these names come with steep price tags, but there are also some that carry fashion lines fit for everyday shopping.  Choosing fashionable clothes for one’s wardrobe is a matter of juggling pricey and practical items that fit their style.