Bangladesh’s apparel industry has experienced a massive boom over the last 12 years, with revenues of more than US$40 billion compared to revenues of US$14 billion in 2011. This tremendous recovery has propelled the country to become the second-largest apparel manufacturer in the world, next to China. Of course, several brands have emerged in this industry, all vying for a “piece of the pie” and providing clothing to many Bangladeshis and meeting the demand of foreign buyers for Bangladeshi clothing. In this post, we take a look at the top 20 clothing brands in Bangladesh.
This way you will have all the information you need about the best clothing brands in Bangladesh. All of the brands featured in this article produce high-quality and affordable clothing fabrics and materials that are suitable for all walks of life.
So whether you are looking for high-end or luxury clothing, evening wear, or casual wear, this list will provide you with a list of the fashion brands you need.
Aarong is the most popular Bangladeshi clothing brand. You can find at least 1 Aarong shopping bag in every Bangladeshi family. It was started in the year 1978. Ayesha Abed and Martha Chan are the founders of Aarong. Aarong is run by a non-profit organization BRAC. It employs thousands of local workers and artisans who are making clothes as per its requirements.
Some of its menswear designs include lungis, short kurtas, scarves, and uttorio as well as fatua. They also offer formal t-shirts and shirts, stole scarves, Punjabi pajamas, and pure leather bags, belts, and shoes.
Women’s clothing includes wedding dresses, shawls, shalwar kameez, sarees, shawls, and dupattas. Others include Kurti sleepwear, skirts, pants, taaga, blouses, and leather bags, shoes, and bags.
Aarong is operating 26 stores across Bangladesh. It also operates businesses in the UK, USA, UAE, Singapore, Germany, and Australia. It also offers online buying facilities.
Cat’s Eye is a leading clothing brand in Bangladesh. It was established in 1980 by Sayid Siddique Rumi and Ashrafun Siddique Dora. It is the child of the merger of 2 Bangladeshi fashion brands; Monsoon Rain and Unlimited.
Cat’s Eye offers a wide range of clothing and accessories such as formal and casual shirts, limited editions, blue collection, white collection, polo shirts, t-shirts, and round neck shirts. Men can also find quality denim and leather jackets, hoodies, sweaters, long-sleeve polo shirts, blazers, suits, and sherwani. cufflinks, ties, lapel pins, belts, wallets, scarves, bags, and stylish sunshades. Some of their women’s offerings include satin tops, kurtas, female blouses, and shirts. They also offer women’s trousers and fashion accessories like finger rings, sunglasses, necklaces, earrings, and bracelets.
Currently, Cat’s Eye is operating 24 stores across Bangladesh. It also offers online buying facilities.
Yellow started its journey in the year 2004. It is the child of Beximco Group, a leading business hub in Bangladesh. Beximco group started apparel manufacturing and exporting in the 1980s and they are a leading textile and apparel manufacturer in Bangladesh. In 2004 it started a retail clothing business with the name Yellow. Currently, it operates 19 stores across Bangladesh and Pakistan. It has online buying facilities.
Yellow has a wide range of product lines for males, females, kids, and teens. Yellow’s fashionable clothing styles include casual shirts, Punjabi, coats, polo shirts, palazzo, kameez, fatwa, t-shirts, and pajamas.
Le Reve is a child of Reve Tex Ltd. It started a retail business in the year 2009 and currently, they are operating 19 stores and an online store across Bangladesh.
Embodying grace and effortless style, Le Reve offers quality fashion for men, women, and children. Le Reve presents a complete wardrobe with ethnic, casual, and avant-garde clothing and exclusively designed accessories inspired by the latest fashion trends from around the world. world in an exciting combination of silhouettes, colors, and styles.
At Le Reve, customers can conveniently browse and shop in all stores in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. The use of space has been carefully considered to create a truly international retail environment. Its constant aim is to offer consumers a pleasant shopping experience through a world-class environment, customer service, and clearly differentiated merchandising concepts.
Sailor is a preeminent lifestyle brand in fashion retail of Bangladesh with the purpose of navigating through life operate and managed by Epyllion Group. It started its journey in the year 2015. As a fashion brand, Sailor is known for its unique style and variety of collections. It makes outfits and fashion accessories for all ages. Ranges that they believe stand out for their unique fashion sense and style statement.
Sailor celebrates all festivals and seasons with an exceptional collection of in-house designed products and employs one of the largest design teams to deliver fabulous new fashions each season.
Currently, it has 18 stores across the country and also operates an online store.
Fustan is a very promising clothing brand in Bangladesh. It started its journey in 2022 with one showroom and online store. It has its own design studio and production facility. Fustan is working to create a style that will have remarkable consistency for a premium lifestyle.
Fustan is offering premium quality, stylish and fashionable men’s wear, ladies wear and kids wear. Specially it’s premium quality Men’s Panjabi Collection, Men’s Waistcoat, and Men’s Shirt became popular among the people of Bangladesh.
Fustan is very committed to its products and services. That’s why they are using the best raw material. Its in-house design studio and production facility ensures the quality of the product.
Fustan is the only brand in Bangladesh, that has a refund policy. Its smooth and organized delivery system makes the brand trustworthy.
It started its journey in the year 2001. It is the child of East-West Industrial Park. Fit Elegance initially started with suits, blazers, and trousers for the elite people of Bangladesh. Gradually it makes a wide range of fashion items for males and females. The strong team behind the industry alongside a dedicated team to find the best fit and ranges for local taste with international standards is what the Fit Elegance experience is all about.
Currently, it is operating 12 outlets and an online store across the country. Its quality of products, price, and services are very sophisticated.
Ecstasy was founded in the year 1997. Currently, it has 19 stores across the country. Its modern and trendy designs are the key to success.
Ecstasy became popular among the young generation in Bangladesh for its stylish design. It has a wide range of western apparel for both males, females, and kids.
Some of their outfits for men include t-shirts, polo shirts, tanjid squads, blazers, ethnic garments, hoodies, and jackets. Others are hoodies, shoes, and fashion accessories. For its female customers, the company offers kameez or Kurti, formal, casual, and long shirts, jeans, leggings, jeggings, skirts, and zarzain pants.
Kay Kraft started its journey in the year 1993. It started with authentic Bangladeshi dresses such as Panjabi, Kurta, Salwar-Kamiz, Sharee, etc. It wins people’s hearts with its unique design. Price is also competitive compared to other brands.
Currently, Key Kraft is running 16 stores and an online shop across the country. It is offering a wide range of products including coaties, panjabis, tops, casual shirts, pajamas, jeans, polos, Lungi, saree, salwar kameez sets, and Kurtis among others for males, females, and kids. They also provide clothing made by hand-weaving artisans.
Grameen Uniqlo closed its all stores in Bangladesh in 2023. Instead of Grameen Uniqlo, we added Illiyeen to our list.
IllIYEEN is the fastest-growing and high-end lifestyle brand in Bangladesh. It is mainly a men’s clothing brand, But you can buy watches, footwear, leather products, bags, home decor items, furniture etc.
Launched officially in 2017, ILLIYEEN adopted an omnichannel business model, initially establishing itself with two Display Centers strategically located in the heart of Dhaka. Complemented by a sophisticated Online Store, the brand swiftly gained recognition for its outstanding product lines, encompassing men’s clothing, footwear, and accessories. Renowned for impeccable tailoring and distinctive aesthetics, ILLIYEEN has, over the past six years, consistently evolved and innovated. The brand introduced several iconic menswear collections that not only showcased tailoring brilliance but also pushed the boundaries of fashion in exclusive ways.
As of today, ILLIYEEN boasts a network of ten intricately detailed and aesthetically designed Display Centers across the country. Among these, eight are located in the capital, with one each in Sylhet and Chattogram, offering a diverse and captivating retail experience.
Bibiana started its journey in the year 2001 by Lipi Khandaker and is a fashion house producing women’s clothing in Bangladesh. Although they also cater to men and children, their brand is primarily aimed at women. Her clothing is said to promote female beauty in Bengali culture. This is one of the most popular women’s fashion houses in Bangladesh frequented by stylish women.
As one of the leading local ethnic fashion brands, the company ensures that all apparel materials are made from beautiful, high-quality fabrics. Each garment is beautifully designed, showing the customer’s taste and class. Women who consider themselves elegant often buy Bibiana’s clothes and look great in them.
Bibiana is also focused on contributing to the local economy, which is why the company enlists the services of highly skilled artisans to design and source its fabrics, offering excellent quality fabrics and beautiful designs.
Currently, It is operating several outlets for selling its products.
Freeland arrived on the Bangladeshi fashion scene in the year 2003, bringing a whole new sense of design and style to the younger generation. Freeland’s vision is to set the benchmark for youth fashion that expresses freedom, joy, and passion through innovative design ideas, the use of color, and the quality of elements.
As a brand, Freeland has already established itself as an emblem of youthful passion, reflecting the spirit of Bangladesh’s young generation, and making positive change everywhere. The core messages of the brand that Freeland conveys are freedom, change, and adventure.
Unlike most fashion startups in the country, Freeland values quality more than anything else. That’s why, despite its huge popularity among fashion-conscious people, Freeland doesn’t come up with thousands of new designs every month.
Currently, it is operation 8 outlets and an online store across the country.
It was founded in the year 2007 and became one of the leading fashion brands in Bangladesh for its unique style. DorjiBari makes western and ethnic Bangladeshi fashion products for males. It becomes popular among the young generation.
Currently, it is operating 43 outlets and an online store across the country. Its wide range of products includes casual and formal shirts, trousers, Panjabi, jackets, suits, coats, blazers, polo shirts, sweaters, hoodies, etc.
Sadakalo started its journey in the year 2002. With roots in Bangladesh’s rich heritage; Sadakalo is a brand with a unique concept that presents designer clothing only in the monochromatic colors of black and white.
Despite a purely commercial goal, the adventure of the Sadakalo brand is based on the idea of making a dream come true. A dream that consists of a spectacular range of unlimited designs that can shine through the simple combination of the two monochrome colors of black and white. Fashion is an inevitable part of an individual’s life. A designer’s motive is to create a sense of unspoken desire for it to become something after hours of passionate work; the person who needed it would be as passionate as the one who would own it. Sadakalo works diligently on its products keeping this motivating factor in mind.
Clothing for male customers includes punjabi, jackets, shirts, fatwa, pajamas, and t-shirts. Women’s offerings include kameez, sarees, maternity wear, toppers, tops, and pajamas. Children’s clothing is also available.
Sadakalo is operating 6 outlets and an online store across the country.
Easy Fashion Ltd. Started its journey in the year 2009 with one showroom at Aziz Co-operative Market, Shahbagh, Dhaka.
It produces highly fashionable western and ethnic Bangladeshi dresses for young males. Especially male students love their outfits because they are stylish and affordable. Easy Fashion offers Panjabis, Polo Shirts, Jeans, Kablis, Formal Shirts, Smart Casual Shirts, and T-Shirts. They also offer dress pants, jeans, and trench coats for the discerning young man who wants to look good on a tight budget.
Easy fashion is operating 49 outlets and several online stores across the country.
Anjan’s is one of the oldest fashion houses in Bangladesh. It was established in the year 1994. Shaheen Ahmed is the founder of Anjan’s. It is famous for producing stylish traditional Bangladeshi cloth for males, females, and kids. its clothing line includes saris, salwar kameezes, kurtis, panjabis, fotuas, shirts, western apparel and children’s items, and home textiles.
It is operating 21 outlets and an online store across the country.
It is a male fashion brand, established in the year 2003. Muhammad Junaid is the founder of this prestigious brand. Polo shirts, shirts, denim, and trousers are among the company’s most popular apparel and casual product lines. Blazers, accessories, and the Richman Panjabi line are other top-selling products. In addition, fashion accessories such as ties, belts, handbags, perfumes, wristwatches, and face masks are available in stores.
Richman became very popular with the new generation for its stylish design and price.
It is operating 49 outlets and an online store across the country.
Westecs is a budget-friendly fashion house. It started its journey with 1 outlet and now running several outlets and an online store. In the early stage westecs was selling western apparel, but now they have a wide range of products including western and traditional Bangladeshi clothes for males, females, and kids.
Artisti is a brand that maintains its unique styles and design. It sells high-end and designer products for weddings and other parties. It has several outlets and an online store across the country. Artisti offers a wide range of fashion items including shirts, trousers, suits, blazers, Panjabi, waistcoats, etc.
Grameen check is a brand of Grameen Shamogree, a non-profit organization that was established on January 15th, 1996. Its business model is different from other brands. It finances rural, and small industries, buy products from them, and sell to the national and international market.
Grameen Check is handled by Grameen Uddog and Grameen Shamogree is promoting the products manufactured by Grameen Uddog.
Grameen Check is a unique type of cotton check fabric. It is very famous in its category around the world. Most Grameen Check fabrics come directly from traditional village weavers.
Then they processed the fabric and made ready-to-wear apparel for national and international markets. They have a strong presence in the global market.
Currently, it is operating 22 outlets and an online store across the country.
Many fashion houses meet the demand for ready-to-wear apparel in Bangladesh. The above fashion house is very popular and its activities are commendable. Day after day they spread their branches and twigs.