8 Surprising Brands That Have Actually Been Around Forever

In the increasingly fast-paced world of fashion, it's hard to fathom that there exist institutions in the industry that have literally existed for hundreds of years. But it's true! 

While in some ways, fashion is very much a momentary expression and experience, it's as much a narrative best understood in the greater context of history. For that reason, we're taking a look back through the decades.

Keep scrolling to learn about eight fashion brands that have actually been around a very long time!

Abercrombie & Fitch: 1892
Levi's: 1873
Hermès: 1837
Burberry: 1856
Coach: 1941
Etienne Aigner: 1959
Marimekko: 1951
L.L. Bean: 1912

Are you surprised by how old these brands are? Sound off in the comments below!