By  on October 14, 2013

MILAN — Exhibitors at women’s wear and accessories shows White, Milano Prêt-à-Porter and Super were touting quality European craftsmanship. But because of rising material costs, prices are being set at luxury levels.

Neophyte designers at September’s round of three-day fairs said their retail prices are running in-line with accessible luxury — between about 200 and 1,500 euros, or $270 and $2,028 at current exchange — as prices climb for skins across the board and precious textiles like silk.

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