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Old Navy, Victoria's Secret, and Calvin Klein Are the Top Fashion Brands of 2012

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It's the end of the year, which means listicle season is in full swing, and today's issue of WWD just dumped a whole bunch of 'em on us. The trade publication has ranked the top ten most-recognized brands in categories including sportswear, ready to wear, accessories, designer, and innerwear (a.k.a. underwear).

Old Navy's gimmicky ads, which included a 90210 renion this year, seem to be working, as they took home the title for top activewear brand. Coach, which has been trying to re-establish its luxury brand identity and tapped Gwenyth Paltrow to front an ad campaign again this year, ruled the accessories category. And, shocking no one, Victoria's Secret rules the innerwear category, thanks to their highly publicized runway spectacle, which you can relive right here. Head after the jump to see the other contenders, as well as who took home the trophy for top designer and ready-to-wear brands.

Top 10 Sportswear Brands:

10. Reebok
9. Wrangler
8. Adidas
7. Aéropostale
6. Calvin Klein
5. Gap
4. Lee Jeans
3. Nike
2. Levi Strauss
1. Old Navy


Top 10 Accessories Brands:

10. Fossil
9. Ugg
8. Ralph Lauren
6. Liz Claiborne and Tommy Hilfiger (tie)
5. Nine West
4. Guess Inc.
3. Calvin Klein
2. Gap
1. Coach Inc.

Top 10 Designers:

10. Giorgio Armani
9. Dolce & Gabbana
8. Chanel
7. Louis Vuitton
6. DKNY
5. Vera Wang
4. Gucci
3. Ralph Lauren
2. Tommy Hilfiger
1. Calvin Klein

Top 10 Ready-to-Wear Brands:

10. Michael Kors
9. Talbots
8. Jones New York
7. Gucci
6. J. Crew
5. Vera Wang
4. Ann Taylor
3. Ralph Lauren
2. Calvin Klein
1. Liz Claiborne

Top 10 Innerwear/Lingerie Brands:

10. Nike
9. Bali
8. Calvin Klein
7. Vanity Fair
6. Maidenform
5. Jockey
4. Playtex
3. Fruit of the Loom
2. Hanes
1. Victoria's Secret

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