The GCC menswear market is projected to exhibit a growth rate (CAGR) of 4.30% during 2023-2028. The escalating demand for trendy and stylish clothing, the increasing popularity of social media and celebrity endorsements, and the rising awareness regarding sustainable and trendy fashion choices represent some of the key factors driving the market.
Menswear refers to clothing and fashion items specifically designed and customized for men. It encompasses several garments and accessories that cater to the diverse style preferences and needs of the male population, from formal attire to casual wear, menswear is evolving over the years, reflecting changes in cultural, social, and fashion trends. It serves functional purposes such as protection and comfort, and now as a means of self-expression and status, leading to the emergence of more elaborate and sophisticated garments, particularly among the upper classes. Modern menswear is influenced by global fashion trends, cultural heritage, climate, and individual tastes. Some common items in menswear wardrobes include customized suits, dress shirts, trousers, jeans, t-shirts, polo shirts, jackets, coats, and various types of footwear such as dress shoes, sneakers, and boots. Contemporary menswear designers and brands continually push boundaries, blending traditional elements with innovative techniques and materials, catering to formal events, business settings, casual outings, sports activities, and everything in between. Nowadays, menswear is witnessing significant changes in silhouette, color palettes, and fabrics, reflecting the dynamic nature of fashion, while classic and timeless pieces persist, modern menswear encourages experimentation and self-expression, empowering men to embrace their individuality through clothing choices across the gulf cooperation council (GCC) region.
GCC Menswear Market Trends:
The market is primarily driven by the escalating demand for trendy and stylish clothing options. Additionally, rapid urbanization, rising disposable income, a growing population of young, fashion-conscious men, the influence of fashion, and the rise of social media are shaping the preferences of men, leading to an increased focus on personal style and grooming, influencing the market growth. Also, menswear retailers and brands are adapting their offerings to cater to this by introducing contemporary designs and innovative collections that resonate with the youthful consumer base, thus augmenting the market growth. Moreover, significant expansion in the e-commerce sector provides consumers greater convenience and accessibility to numerous products representing another major growth-inducing factor. Along with this, online shopping platforms and mobile applications are instrumental in connecting menswear retailers with their target audience, offering a seamless shopping experience, thus propelling market growth. Also, brands are capitalizing on this digital shift by optimizing their online presence, enhancing user interfaces, and using social media for targeted marketing campaigns, thus providing a positive thrust to market growth. Furthermore, environmentally conscious consumers are seeking sustainable and eco-friendly menswear options, brands that prioritize ethical sourcing, utilize eco-friendly materials, and adopt responsible manufacturing processes are gaining popularity among consumers who value sustainability and environmental preservation, thus creating a positive market outlook.
GCC Menswear Market Segmentation:
IMARC Group provides an analysis of the key trends in each segment of the GCC menswear market report, along with forecasts at the regional and country levels for 2023-2028. Our report has categorized the market based on product type, season, and distribution channel.
Product Type Insights:
- Shirts and T-Shirts
- Ethnic Wear
The report has provided a detailed breakup and analysis of the market based on the product type. This includes trousers, denims, shirts and t-shirts, ethnic wear, and others.
- Summer Wear
- Winter Wear
- All-Season Wear
A detailed breakup and analysis of the market based on the season has also been provided in the report. This includes summer wear, winter wear, and all-season wear.
Distribution Channel Insights:
- Supermarkets and Hypermarkets
- Exclusive Stores
- Multi-Brand Retail Outlets
- Online Stores
A detailed breakup and analysis of the market based on the distribution channel has also been provided in the report. This includes supermarkets and hypermarkets, exclusive stores, multi-brand retail outlets, online stores, and others.
- Saudi Arabia
The report has also provided a comprehensive analysis of all the major regional markets, which include Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman.
The report has also provided a comprehensive analysis of the competitive landscape in the market. Competitive analysis such as market structure, key player positioning, top winning strategies, competitive dashboard, and company evaluation quadrant has been covered in the report. Also, detailed profiles of all major companies have been provided.
GCC Menswear Market Report Coverage:
|Base Year of the Analysis
| Historical Period
|Scope of the Report
||Exploration of Historical and Forecast Trends, Industry Catalysts and Challenges, Segment-Wise Historical and Predictive Market Assessment:
- Product Type
- Distribution Channel
|Product Types Covered
||Trousers, Denims, Shirts and T-Shirts, Ethnic Wear, Others
||Summer Wear, Winter Wear, All-Season Wear
|Distribution Channels Covered
||Supermarkets and Hypermarkets, Exclusive Stores, Multi-Brand Retail Outlets, Online Stores, Others
||Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman
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Key Questions Answered in This Report:
- How has the GCC menswear market performed so far and how will it perform in the coming years?
- What has been the impact of COVID-19 on the GCC menswear market?
- What is the breakup of the GCC menswear market on the basis of product type?
- What is the breakup of the GCC menswear market on the basis of season?
- What is the breakup of the GCC menswear market on the basis of distribution channel?
- What are the various stages in the value chain of the GCC menswear market?
- What are the key driving factors and challenges in the GCC menswear market?
- What is the structure of the GCC menswear market and who are the key players?
- What is the degree of competition in the GCC menswear market?
Key Benefits for Stakeholders:
- IMARC’s report offers a comprehensive quantitative analysis of various market segments, historical and current market trends, market forecasts, and dynamics of the GCC menswear market from 2017-2028.
- The research study provides the latest information on the market drivers, challenges, and opportunities in the GCC menswear market.
- Porter's five forces analysis assist stakeholders in assessing the impact of new entrants, competitive rivalry, supplier power, buyer power, and the threat of substitution. It helps stakeholders to analyze the level of competition within the GCC menswear industry and its attractiveness.
- Competitive landscape allows stakeholders to understand their competitive environment and provides an insight into the current positions of key players in the market.