From their cotton mills to their factories to their furniture, the world of clothing is littered with factories, textile mills and retailers.
Some of these firms have been around for decades and some have only recently entered the global marketplace.
Here are 10 of the world the biggest textile mills in 2017.
Toulouse, France: Toulous is a brand name that describes the company that made the French-made Touloise.
Touss Les Fabres, or T-Fabres, was founded in 1926.
In the 1930s it began producing textiles and then, in 1941, it became a major textile producer and export producer.
T-Fabs now owns around 400 factories around the world.
It’s one of the largest textile companies in the world, but it is also one of Europe’s largest manufacturers of textiles, making over 1,000 garments per day.
Togliatti, Italy: Toglia, the name of the textile factory, comes from the village Toglia.
Togo is the Toglio language spoken in Toglie, in northern Italy.
Toga, the Toga language spoken throughout Italy, is also an official language.
Tougliatti is the second-largest textile producer in Italy, producing clothes and accessories for the Italian fashion industry.
Parma, Italy- The second-most populous city in Italy is Parma.
It is located in the heart of the country and is a tourist-rich town.
The city is the capital of the province of Liguria.
It has a rich history of manufacturing and is known for its textile industry.
Florence, Italy – Florence is the largest city in northern France.
It houses the historic Venetian-style Villa di St. Mark.
Florence is a popular tourist destination and a centre for fashion.
Bordeaux, France- Bordeux is the French port city of Marseilles.
It was founded as a trading post in the 15th century and became a thriving port city after the end of the Napoleonic Wars.
It became the first port in France to be opened to foreign shipping in 1865.
It also hosted a number of important diplomatic events, including the signing of the Treaty of Versailles in 1872.
Côte d’Azur, France – Located in the northeast of France, Côtes d’Azerbaijan, or CDA, is a city of nearly 40,000 people.
It sits at the confluence of the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean.
The CDA is one of two major port cities in the Middle East and Europe.
The other is the port city Porte d’Orsay, located at the entrance to the French Riviera.
Córdoba, Spain- Located at the southern end of Spain, Cóndoba is the fourth-largest city in Spain.
It boasts a population of around 5.4 million people.
Cádiz is the Spanish city of Códiz, the capital.
Coda is the local language.
Tenerife, Spain – Teneris is the name for the northern part of Spain.
Its city is home to the city of Barcelona.
The region is famous for its rich cultural heritage and historical monuments.
The Spanish capital is the biggest city in the country with a population around 3.2 million.
Málaga, Spain: Málvaga is a Spanish city in southeastern Spain, with a capital of Barcelona, the second largest city.
The area is famous in Spain for its wine, cheese and seafood.
It hosts many events and festivals.
Lorient, France, Italy, Spain, Portugal: Lorient is the Italian name for Lorient.
It consists of Lorient and a village.
The village is the home of the Lorient football club.
Lons is the Lonesome Land of the West, the region famous for the Lons-frozen waterfalls.
Lonesomans is the country’s capital and most populous city.