ERNEST LE GAMIN Designer: Babe Alini Age: 37 Price range (French retail prices): From 200 francs ($40) for a T-shirt to 1,200 francs ($240) for a dress. Targeted customer is a woman between 20 and 40 years of age with a relaxed attitude toward fashion. Company was started in March 1988. Major markets are Italy, Spain, Germany and the U.S. Wholesale volume for 1994 was 25 million francs ($5 million).
STELLA CADENTE Designer: Stella Cadente Age: 30 Price range (French retail prices): From 500 francs ($100) for a shirt to 1,500 francs ($300) for a dress/jacket. Targeted customer is between 25 and 75 years old. Company started in September 1991. Wholesale volume for 1994 was 3 million francs ($600,000). Major markets are Japan and the U.S. "I make clothes for real women who are comfortable with their bodies, clothes that are wearable for day and evening."
NATALIE VALENTINY Designer: Natalie Valentiny Age: 31 Price range (French retail prices): From 715 francs ($145) for a sweater to 420 francs ($440) for a dress/jacket. Targeted customer is an active, independent and sensual woman. Company started in 1991. Wholesale volume for 1994 was 10 million francs ($2 million). Major markets are France, Japan and the U.S. "I work with the most creative fabrics to make soft tailored jackets combined with fitted skirts, dresses and pants."
XULY BET Designer: Lamine Kouyate Age: 32 Price range (French retail prices): From 200 francs ($40) for a shirt to 2,000 francs ($400) for a coat. Targeted customer is a girl/woman who likes active and comfortable clothes at a reasonable price. Company started in 1993. Major markets are Europe and Asia. Wholesale volume sales for 1994 was 10 million francs ($2 million).
ROBERT MERLOZ Designer: Robert Merloz Age: 30 Price range (French retail): From 500 francs ($100) for a shirt/T-shirt to 2000 francs ($400) for a dress. Targeted client is an active, funny, sexy and chic woman. Company started in 1992. Wholesale volume for 1994 was 5 million francs ($1 million). Major markets are Asia, the U.S. and France. "My design philosophy is to create classics with a twist."
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