This article showcases our top picks for the best South Carolina based Fashion companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Fashion industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.
We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.
We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
Top South Carolina Fashion Companies
Jamie Looks is a venture backed fashion startup, empowering people through everyday lenses.
Knights Apparel Inc. manufactures and supplies sports and collegiate apparel to retail customers and licensors.
The company was founded in 2000 and is based in Spartanburg, South Carolina with additional offices in New York, Egypt, and Hong Kong.. .
Gerber Childrenswear, Inc. is a leading marketer of infant and toddler apparel and related products, offering products under its flagship brand, Gerber, as well as the Baby Looney Tunes and Curity brand names and the Onesies trademark.
The Gerber name and baby head logo are among the best recognized in the infant and toddler industry.. .
Narrative Apparel clothing provides stylish yet functional attire designed to make dressing and undressing easier for the user and caregiver, and offers a means of improving user comfort, dignity and independence. Narrative Apparel understands that men and women – and their caregivers – can sometimes find it difficult to locate a fashionable and comfortable garment that is also easy to put on and take off.
Whether the challenge comes as a result of illness, injury, aging or other causes, Narrative Apparel clothing provides the desired combination of style, comfort, utility and variety, conveniently delivered.. .
Delta Apparel, Inc. specializes in the design, merchandising, sales, and marketing of a variety of lifestyle branded activewear, apparel, and headwear for men, women, juniors, youth and children at a wide range of price points.
Delta became an independent public company in July of 2000. At that time, our business was solely based on the sale of unembellished basic tees.
Since then, we have become a diversified branded apparel company through the completion of seven acquisitions, which added well-recognized brands and licensed properties to our portfolio, expanded our product offerings and broadened our distribution channels and customer base. Our products are sold in all distribution tiers and store types, including specialty stores, boutiques, department stores, mid-tier, and mass chains.
From a niche distribution standpoint, we also have strong distribution at college bookstores, to the U.S. military and with independent screen printers.
Through Art Gun, we also provide shoppers a “virtual art studio” to create customized graphics on apparel products. Our direct-to-consumer business is a key growth area for us and our products are available for sale at www.soffe.com, www.junkfoodclothing.com, www.saltlife.com and www.deltaapparel.com.
Additional products can be viewed at www.2thegame.com and www.thecottonexchange.com. We have a Salt Life® flagship retail store in Jacksonville Beach, the home of the Salt Life brand, and other retail outlet stores featuring our Soffe® and The Game® products.
Built with Purpose. Southern Tide was founded by a 23 year-old young man named Allen Stephenson.
Raised in the South, Allen saw a need in the marketplace for high-quality clothing with a classic Southern style. It was really quite simple: he wanted to take all the modern design elements of today’s youthful trends and tie these in with his love for old southern culture and lifestyle to create a brand that stood for craftsmanship, clean lines, classic design and rich heritage.
This became the brand Southern Tide. The first product, the Skipjack polo, set a new standard in comfort, fit and design.
Today, Southern Tide offers an entire collection built on the highest standards. From the unique sport shirts and casual pants, to the classic sweaters, swimwear and polos, the brand is the leader in youthful Southern style.
No matter where one lives, anyone with an appreciation for classic design, good fit and craftsmanship, combined with an affection for the coast and old-world heritage, will quickly fall in love with the charm of the Southern Tide brand.. .
Flood Tide Co
Flood Tide Co is an outdoor lifestyle apparel and accessories brand offering shirts, hats, accessories, and stickers. The brand designs and retails fishing inspired clothing apparel and accessories.
The products are made lightweight and embody the outdoor and travel lifestyle. Its shirts are all made to be sun shirts for lightweight performance on the water and its t-shirts are designed for the saltwater fly fisherman.
In 2011, Paul Puckett and William Abbott established the brand in Charleston, South Carolina.. .
Frederick’s of Hollywood
Frederick’s of Hollywood is an apparel & fashion company providing lingerie, bras, panties, corsets, and babydolls.
Jamin Leather has been manufacturing, designing and selling exclusive leather goods since 1979. We have it all – leather pants, chaps, hats, vests and jackets for men and women.
You can also find leather purses, travel bags, motorcycle accessories, and lots of handcrafted leather items – many of which are Made in the USA! You will find many exclusive designs that other leather retailers just don’t have as we design and manufacturer some items right here at Jamin Leather! Visit us at: JaminLeather.com!. .
Fox’s Designer Off-Price
Fox’s Designer Off-Price is a retail company offering women’s apparel, shoes, and accessories.
Springs Creative Products Group
Springs Creative Products Group is a textiles company that provides retail fabrics, packaged crafts, and specialty fabrics.
Copper Penny is an upscale ladies clothing and shoe boutique headquartered in Charleston, South Carolina.
The Emory Group
The Emory Group is a marketing and advertising company offering fashion apparels and branding solutions.
Cyberwoven is an internet company specializing in web-driven design, development, and strategy services.
Charleston Shoe Company
The Charleston Shoe Co. offers an affordable, comfortable and versatile shoe for the everyday woman.
Currently, Bellabeads is focused on creating one of a kind jewelry as the newest technique in floral preservation. We create custom beads out of your saved flower petals and/ or cremation ashes.
These beads are transformed into beautiful, unique jewelry for you to commemorate the milestone events in your life. Memorial jewelry also makes a wonderful gift for someone who is grieving the loss of a loved one..
Tietex International, Ltd.
Tietex International, Ltd. is a textiles company that offers matrasses, footwear, and fabrics.
Rye Development focuses on growing and fostering relationships in order to build web products for individuals and organizations that reflect the people behind them. They are a small team of designers, developers, and business minds rooted in Greenville, SC.
Our passion for our big-little corner of the country is only rivaled by our love of web technologies and the industry as a whole. We strive for the most enjoyable client experience by priding ourselves on our dependability and deliverables.
Their network of numerous Designers, Developers, Business Leaders, and Mentors across the country, with years and years of combined experience between them, allows us the flexibility to solve a vast array of your software needs.. .
We search the world for natural beauty products made by folks who care about what goes on and into your body and into the environment.
Galey & Lord
Galey & Lord manufactures, and supplies fabrics for casual, fashion, uniform, and work wear markets.
JPS Industries manufactures unfinished woven fabrics and yarn that uses in a wide range of consumer apparel products.
Inman Mills is a textile manufacturer that produces unfinished quality fabrics and yarns for technical uses, home furnishing and apparel.
Southern Trapper offers durable exotic leather goods for firearm & sporting enthusiasts. Made from sustainably sourced and humanely harvested wild animals, Southern Trapper’s collections are entirely handmade to outlast you.
Think you’re tough? Our leather will stop a bullet. You’re children will fight over our heirloom quality collections when you’re long gone..
Protone is a commercial provider and seller of one of a kind and custom boutique guitar pedals and accessories.
HalloweenAndCostumes.comcame online in 2005. It originally started out as Michele’s House of Style in 2001.
The shift took place as the holiday known as Halloween became such a popular celebration. In 2005 HalloweenAndCostumes.comstarted with only a few 100 products.
It has now grown to be one of the largest Halloween costume stores online, adding 3,000 to 4,000 new products every year. HalloweenAndCostumes.comcarries costumes for adults and kids.
They have costumes for every age and size. They also carry swimwear and clubwear clothing to keep their shoppers happy all year round..
Wireless Express LLC
Wireless Express is a retail company providing supermarket products, groceries, and fashion products.
Bay Island Sportswear
Bay Island Sportswear is a manufacturer that offers an extensive range of fashion apparel with a focus on quality, style and comfort.
Southern Advertising facilitates an online store that markets customized apparel, including company logo embroidered shirts, caps, and more.
Carver Industries is a well-established manufacturer of premium-quality, custom-fit and semi-custom fit protective covers.
Shopping with Bella
Shopping with Bella is the online shopping destination for those who want great deals on amazing products from all around the word. They strive to bring you these deals at great discounts, as being unique shouldn’t empty your wallet! After selling on Ebay and Amazon, as well as local stores for a number of years, they decided to launch their own internet store, and they have been loving it ever since! They offer their customers fantastic deals and awesome products each and every day at great deals and discounts.
Their team of buyers search out only the very best products, so they can give you an incredible selection of high quality merchandise and must-have items!. .
SheTrusts.com is an online platform that provides women with direct access to fashion and accessory durability reviews by other women. Each product listed on the platform is given a descriptive summary of its ability to endure the daily tests in the lives of reviewers.
Users can also socialize and network with fellow community members through SheTrusts.com. SheTrusts.com was founded by Katherine Hanson in January 2013 and is based in Charleston, South Carolina..
Choosing the perfect ski wear for your entire family is an important task. Warmth, comfort, price, and style are all crucial.
At Ski Gear Outlet we offer the highest quality ski bibs, snowboard pants, gloves, and jackets in all sizes for every member of your family. Men’s, Women’s, Youth, Child and Infant Ski Bibs and Snowboard Clothing from Ski Gear Outlet come with our 110% Lowest Price Guarantee, so you know you are getting the best price..
Darnell Company provides marketing solutions with branded promotional products and apparel.
This article was written by Mark Adams from Levi Keswick. The editor for this article was Tess Page. If your company is featured in this article and you want to have amendments made please contact us on: [email protected].
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