Amanda Wakeley Ltd.
Amanda Wakeley was founded in London in 1990.
Her clothes are sold throughout the world and she has two retail outlets in London.
She shows her collections in London, Milan and Paris. She has two stores in London and 4 more in other parts of the U.K. Her clothes retail at about 70 departmental stores and independent stockists. She has a thriving business in the Middle East, Australia, the United States, Singapore and Europe.
In June 2000, her company was acquired by the International Clothing Designs Ltd. and with the strength of ICD behind her, an ambitious expansion strategy has begun, which includes ready-to-wear, bridal collections and other lines in 40 stockists worldwide.
The Amanda Wakeley signatures are attention to detail, use of the ultimate in fabrics and perfection of cut.
Following the purchase by W Holdings, the private equity investment company, Amanda and her business partners are executing extensive plans for the global development of the company and the brand. A new management structure is in place and will allow for international growth, retail expansion and the development of brand extensions.
The Amanda Wakeley collection includes tailoring, eveningwear, knitwear, bridal gowns, fine jewellery and for A/W 08 an exciting new shoe collection.
The Amanda Wakeley collection is retailed from her flagship store on the Fulham Road and at Harvey Nichols, Selfridges and Harrods in London. Globally, the brand is represented in such prestigious stores as Barneys in New York and Los Angeles, Holt Renfrew in Canada and Brown Thomas in Dublin.
Since 1996 Amanda has co-chaired the committee for the Fashion Targets Breast Cancer Appeal.
The Amanda Wakely style is one of chic simplicity and grown-up sensuality which she describes as "simple ideas expressed strongly".
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