Best Clothing Brands of 2021, So Far: Top Fashion Brands of the Year

Covid-19 has impacted all of our lives in various ways and has completely changed the way we live our daily experience throughout 2020. Although Covid-19 has not gone away, things are slowly starting to return to normal. normal and brands and designers, big and small, are picking up the pace. There’s Joe Freshgoods, which has partnered with 7-Eleven on a capsule and in-store activation near you. There’s Denim Tears, Tremaine Emory’s line, which continues to grow slowly and recently announced a bigger partnership with Levi’s. There are also household names like Nike and Supreme who continue to deliver strong core products, while selecting collaborators who keep the brand’s output fresh and new. And then there’s Telfar, which has focused on its core business from the start, growing at its own pace, and seeing it pay off in real time.

And these are just a few examples. Many designers interact with consumers in unique ways and keep them coming back for more. So much has changed over the past year, but the criteria for this list has not changed. We’re always looking for a good product, great storytelling, and collaborations that make sense. And so far, many brands have delivered all of these things in 2021. With that in mind, here are our picks for the best brands of 2021 (so far).

Michael O. Stutler