And while we are more open to purchasing electronic products that are China- made, many of us are still resistant to paying top dollars for a designer bag or a dress that's manufactured there (as opposed to home countries of these fashion houses). Admit it, there is hesitation. So, why the prejudice?
As readers of my FightForYrWrite blog will know, I'm a huge fan of the American fashion and lifestyle brand Kate Spade New York so, as they prepare for the next phase of their UK store expansion, despite the current sunny spell I wanted to bring you this look at some of my highlights from the new AW12 collection.
I have a particular fondness for menswear label Jack Spade, the New York brother brand to womenswear sibling Kate Spade, having been introduced to them a few years ago when I first met my other half. I was so taken with his army green twill messenger bag and its pop of orange lining, that I went straight out and bought one myself.