“The very limited production quantities have allowed us to include some very special and beautiful fabrics” says Gemma Metheringham, the brand’s chief creative officer.
She was speaking to the Radio Times to promote her new programme in which she plays Sixties supermodel Jean 'The Shrimp' Shrimpton, who has a relationship with photographer David Bailey and becomes his muse.
View Karen Millen Fashion collections on London Fashion Review Blog The Karen Millen brand was founded in 1981 with humble beginnings.
Founders Kevin Stanford (recently named as a possibly buy out partner for in-trouble British fashion brand, All Saints) and Karen Millen used a loan of £100 to manufacture and sell white shirts to their friends.
Millen set up her business in 1981 with her partner Kevin Stanford.
The chain was acquired by Icelandic investor Baugur in 2004.
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The Karen Millen aesthetic does not staunchly follow trends, instead giving them a chic-twist to create individual, unique well made pieces that transcend the seasons.
In September of 2011, Karen Millen announced that they expected to report profits of £21 million for the year to February 2011.