10 Brands like COS

10 Brands like COS

COS embodies a minimalist style at an affordable price. We set out to find brands similar to that, whether they be minimalist in nature or are influenced by Scandinavia and/or Japan in a similar way. Take a peak below to find similar brands with varying price points throughout this list.

January 21, 2023
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4 min

We'll dive deep into the 10 brands and/or stores like COS but first, a high-level overview.

The 10 Brands Most Similar to COS:

  1. ASOS
  2. AMI PARIS
  3. Acne Studios
  4. Club Monaco
  5. Uniqlo
  6. Helmet Lang
  7. Zara
  8. Maison Margiela
  9. Muji
  10. Jil Sander

Contemporary
Trendy

Asos

ASOS ("As Seen On Screen") came to prominence with the slogan: 'Buy what you see on film and TV'. Starting from their celebrity-linked clothing website, they've since become known for their fast fashion approach, which involves quickly producing and selling trendy, fashionable items at affordable prices.

Price
Med
Origin
London, UK
Made in
China
Founded in
2000
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Asos
Trendy
Contemporary

Ami

Ami is a French fashion brand known for its casual, trendy, and modern designs. Expect high-quality materials with a stylish youthful feel and a casual vibe with Ami.

Price
Med - High
Origin
Paris, France
Made in
Portugal
Founded in
2011
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Ami

Acne Studios

Acne provides a range of styles beyond contemporary basics with an eclectic use of materials and custom-developed fabrics.

Price
High
Origin
Stockholm, Sweden
Made in
Italy
Founded in
1996
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Acne Studios
Basics

Club Monaco

Club Monaco was founded in 1985 around the idea of “better basics”—creating luxury classics in a casual style at a low price-point.

Price
Low
Origin
Toronto, Canada
Made in
China
Founded in
1985
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Club Monaco
Minimalist
Basics

Uniqlo

Uniqlo is a major Japanese fashion brand known for its affordable, high-quality basics and casual wear (among many other everyday items). Expect a modern and minimalist style with a focus on fit, comfort and versatility.

Price
Low - Med
Origin
Yamaguchi, Japan
Made in
Vietnam
Founded in
1974
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Uniqlo
High-Fashion

Helmut Lang

Helmut Lang is an Austrian fashion brand is known for its edgy, minimalist aesthetic and high-quality construction. Helmut Lang is credited with helping to define the "minimalist" aesthetic of the 1990s and has been influential in shaping the direction of fashion design in the decades since.

Price
Very High
Origin
Austria
Made in
Europe & Asia
Founded in
1986
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Helmut Lang
Trendy
Fast-fashion

Zara

Zara is a Spanish fashion brand known for its affordable, on-trend designs and fast fashion approach. With Zara, you'll get access to the latest trends and styles at a fraction of the typical price point.

Price
Low - Med
Origin
A Coruña, Spain
Made in
Europe & Asia
Founded in
1975
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Zara
High-Fashion

Maison Margiela

Maison Margiela is a high-end French fashion house known for its avant-garde and experimental designs. They've gained a reputation for pushing the boundaries of traditional fashion design and has gained a cult following among fashion enthusiasts and critics alike.

Price
High
Origin
Paris, France
Made in
Italy
Founded in
1988
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Maison Margiela
Minimalist
Basics

Muji

Muji is a Japanese retailer known for it's simple, high-quality and affordable clothing (and household goods). Expect a minamilist aesthetic with a focus on functional and versatile pieces that can be worn on a variety of occasions.

Price
Low - Med
Origin
Tokyo, Japan
Made in
China
Founded in
1989
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Muji
High-Fashion

Jil Sander

Jil Sander is a high-end fashion brand founded by German designer Jil Sander in 1968. The brand is known for its minimalist and elegant approach to fashion design, often incorporating clean lines, high-quality materials, and a simple color palette in its collections.

Price
Very High
Origin
Hamburg, Germany
Made in
Europe & Asia
Founded in
1968
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Jil Sander
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