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The 20 Best Apparel & Fashion Companies to Work For As Rated by the Women Who Work There (August 2020)

Looking for a new job in apparel & fashion? Check our list of the most female-friendly employers in the industry, as rated by the women who work there.

InHerSight's list of the best apparel & fashion companies for women is based on millions of anonymous employer ratings and reviews from working women. Apparel & Fashion companies on this list have been rated by 10 or more participants as of August 1, 2020. Rate your company ›

The 20 best apparel & fashion companies to work for

1. Grailed

4.2 stars

Grailed is an apparel & fashion company headquartered in the New York City, NY area, that employs 51 to 200 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (5.0 stars) and social activities and environment (4.9 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Grailed:

"Grailed is an amazing place to work filled with emotionally intelligent, smart, kind, hardworking and fun people. The company does a great job at leveling people up and providing …"

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2. Warby Parker

3.8 stars

Warby Parker is an apparel & fashion company headquartered in the New York City, NY area, that employs 201 to 500 people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (4.5 stars) and social activities and environment (4.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Warby Parker:

"It was the best job I ever had. I wouldn’t have been let go if it hadn’t been for the Pandemic. Wonderful company to work for and am forever grateful for the for everything they d…"

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3. Stitch Fix

3.7 stars

Stitch Fix is an apparel & fashion company headquartered in the San Francisco, CA area, that employs 201 to 500 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.8 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.3 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Stitch Fix:

"Stitch Fix (at least at the stylist level, which is my experience), is incredibly woman/mother/family-friendly. I make my own hours, I have paid sick leave, most if not all of my …"

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4. Vera Bradley

3.5 stars

Vera Bradley is an apparel & fashion company headquartered in the Roanoke, IN area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.7 stars) and management opportunities (4.6 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Vera Bradley:

"This is hands down the best company I have ever worked for."

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5. Lilly Pulitzer

3.5 stars

Lilly Pulitzer is an apparel & fashion company headquartered in the King of Prussia, PA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.9 stars) and management opportunities (4.7 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Lilly Pulitzer:

"Teamwork, great people, family oriented, transparent, treats all very well"

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6. Athleta

3.5 stars

Athleta is an apparel & fashion company headquartered in the San Francisco, CA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.8 stars) and management opportunities (4.5 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Athleta:

"Awesome company that is designed for women (women's athletic and casual clothing) but equally open to men. "

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7. Madewell

3.3 stars

Madewell is an apparel & fashion company headquartered in the Long Island City, NY area, that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.7 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Madewell:

"I loved working here, great environment and amazing coworkers!"

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8. PVH Corp.

3.3 stars

PVH Corp. is an apparel & fashion company headquartered in the New York City, NY area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.1 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.1 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for PVH Corp.:

"I've been with PVH for 6 years, and I am thoroughly happy with my position, department and the company overall. In terms of senior leadership, it is true that most SVPs and above…"

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9. TOMS

3.3 stars

TOMS is an apparel & fashion company headquartered in the Los Angeles, CA area, that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for family growth support (4.1 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.1 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for TOMS:

"I love working at TOMS and being part of a company that stands for such important values. I love the work I do, but I don't see myself as barista - end career. I love my managemen…"

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10. Tommy Hilfiger

3.3 stars

Tommy Hilfiger is an apparel & fashion company headquartered in the Amsterdam, Netherlands area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (4.1 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Tommy Hilfiger:

"I love my company, for the first time I truly feel like I'm apart of a work-family. Tommy cares about their team members and it shows."

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11. Varsity Spirit

3.3 stars

Varsity Spirit is an apparel & fashion company headquartered in the Memphis, TN area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (3.9 stars) and female representation in leadership (3.8 stars).

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12. Levi Strauss & Co.

3.3 stars

Levi Strauss & Co. is an apparel & fashion company headquartered in the San Francisco, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (4.0 stars) and female representation in leadership (3.9 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Levi Strauss & Co.:

"LS&Co is mired down in testosterone, with a serious lack of equal pay. Female employees are held to higher standards than their male counterparts."

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13. Vineyard Vines

3.3 stars

Vineyard Vines is an apparel & fashion company headquartered in the Stamford, CT area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.4 stars) and management opportunities (4.2 stars).

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14. VF Corporation

3.3 stars

VF Corporation is an apparel & fashion company headquartered in the Greensboro, NC area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (3.8 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for VF Corporation:

"VF is a pretty good company overall. Better than others I've experienced. Decent & friendly coworkers, fairly reasonable hours, and good salaries. However, their is still an old s…"

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15. Carter's

3.3 stars

Carter's is an apparel & fashion company headquartered in the Atlanta, GA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.4 stars) and management opportunities (4.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Carter's:

"Great if you are looking for part time employment opportunities. Flexible with hours and fun employees!"

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16. Carhartt

3.2 stars

Carhartt is an apparel & fashion company that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (3.8 stars) and paid time off (3.8 stars).

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17. Tory Burch

3.2 stars

Tory Burch is an apparel & fashion company headquartered in the New York City, NY area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.6 stars) and management opportunities (4.3 stars).

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18. Lands' End

3.2 stars

Lands' End is an apparel & fashion company headquartered in the Dodgeville, WI area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (3.9 stars) and management opportunities (3.9 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Lands' End:

"Overall, a good company to start your career in sales with. Little room for growth and advancement, and considerable micromanaging in some areas could be areas of improvement."

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19. Converse

3.2 stars

Converse is an apparel & fashion company headquartered in the New York City, NY area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (3.8 stars) and paid time off (3.7 stars).

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20. Luxottica

3.1 stars

Luxottica is an apparel & fashion company that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (3.9 stars) and the people you work with (3.7 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Luxottica:

"I love working for Luxottica. I have meet a ton of great people. I would recommend this company to many."

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Companies with ratings and reviews from at least 10 current or former US-based employees are eligible for this list. Company ratings accurate as of August 1, 2020.

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