It was the mid 1980′s and we were still based in our hometown of New Orleans. We had a great following there, as well as a strong network of stores throughout the North East. Now, we were hoping to expand into the great state of Texas.
Culturally, Texas had been a “Nirvana” of sorts for fashion designers over the past several decades. Its affluent, oil-based economy and “formal” lifestyle meant that many Texan women [...]