The British company Karen Millen began its formation in 1981. It was created by Kevin Standford and Karen Millen, with nothing but dreams, desire, hard work and talent. In 1983 he purchased the first store.
In 1989 the Karen Millen brand was represented at King Street in London.
By 1992 start to work for another three boutiques. Resistant and quality joint work of a talented designer and a skilled Manager led the company to prosperity.
The reputation of Karen Millen products so high that for many it is a symbol of stability, quality and refined taste. Brand Karen Millen is popular not only in the UK. He is represented in 110 boutiques operating in 15 countries of Europe and America.
The brand’s collections are modern, elegant lines, perfect English. Pantsuits talent combined with the frankness of silk and chiffon, bold cut-outs, carefully selected handbags, shoes, jewelry and other accessories. All this gives the models a fascinating touch of sexiness.
Karen now holds the position of consultant design teams and working to create a line of fragrances and cosmetics. Kevin provides skillful guidance of the departments of the company. And it is hard to imagine that all this splendor began with 100 pounds and 100 meters of cloth for shirts for friends.
30 years ago in the ‘Karen Millen’ started with making cotton shirts, today the company’s range – dresses, skirts, blouses, tops, trousers, jeans, knitwear, swimwear, all kinds of jackets, coats and raincoats. Besides, ‘Karen Millen’ produces own brand shoes, handbags and accessories. Creative Director Gemma Metheringham (Gemma Metheringham) controls a group of 12 designers who at the beginning of each season prepare two major and two additional collections .