Remember German supermodel-host Heidi Klum’s tagline in Project Runway, “in fashion, one day you’re in, and the next you’re out”?

These words are an accurate description when you’re talking about the fickle world of fashion. With ever-changing trends, its cyclical nature (i.e. resurgence of retro styles) and rise of social media, fashion labels can easily rise from obscurity but can equally quickly return to dust.

Here, we’re highlighting seven fashion labels that have impressively withstood the test of time and have hit the century mark — some even more. From Balenciaga, who turns 100 this year, to household names such as Chanel and Louis Vuitton, these are some of the biggest, most popular labels to know, and to own.

 

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