Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Karachi Fashion Week Pictures

Bridal Fashion, FashionLollywood Girls Fashion,
Gianfranco Ferré, the Italian fashion house in bankruptcy protection, is near a deal to be sold to a group led by a U.S. private equity firm for about €18 million, including debt… [Prodos Capital Management] is the lead investor in the deal.”
The world of Orla Kiely, Designer
“Orla Kiely, 46, is synonymous with graphic prints and kitsch patterns. The Orla Kiely brand produces ready-to-wear collections, homeware, furnishings, luggage and accessories, all emblazoned with her instantly recognisable graphics.”
Is L.L. Bean Driving the Runway? (WSJ)
Milan Steps Out of the Back Seat
“This has been a brilliant season for Italian fashion, a reminder that Milan can be a stronghold for new and exciting design… It’s hard to remember a season here in the last decade when excellent collections were the norm and not the exception.”

Made in Britain: Flying the Flag for UK Manufacturing
“A few fiercely patriotic brands are putting their efforts into saving the vestiges of Made in Britain. It isn’t a seismic shift and it won’t stop the majority of companies from continuing to move manufacturing offshore… but it’s a start.”