CHICAGO — Akris designer Albert Kriemler said the recession forced the Swiss-based luxury brand to reexamine the way it does business, and compelled him to analyze how he approaches design.
“For sure, it has affected us deeply,” said Kriemler, who arrived here for the U.S. debut of his fall collection, which he showed last week at the Chicago Art Institute. “You really have to evolve. You have to be more competitive. Creativity is in high demand.”
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