29 Jul '12, 3am

#fashion #news Made in China- Proudly? [The Bag Hag Diaries - Manila]

#fashion #news Made in China- Proudly? [The Bag Hag Diaries - Manila]

A lot of the things out in the market today are manufactured in China. A lot of designer clothing and purses are also made in China. Though there remains a good number of design houses that would "finish" their merchandise back in their home countries (like Italy, France, the US), work has perhaps also been quietly subcontracted to firms in China to reduce costs and increase profit margins. But these subcontracted work are not openly reflected in the merchandise. You won't see "partly made in China" labels attached to the bags. Design houses have none of that disclosure.

Full article: http://www.thebaghagdiaries.com/2012/07/made-in-china-pro...

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