Another designer is going into the accessories game…Bill Blass has signed a licensing agreement with Mondani Corp. to
manufacture and distribute handbags, small leather goods and cases for
cosmetics and toiletries.
According to WWD, the new accessories category will
feature a high-end collection called Bill Blass and one for the better
category called Collection Bill Blass. They are expected to hit stores (such as Saks and Neiman’s) fall 2008.
Bill Blass accessories will retail from $295 to $795 and designer pieces will start at $1,000.
firm recently hired Peter Som as its creative director and he will
play a major role in all categories within the firm.
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