Milli Home flexes fashion finesse
April 6, 2007,
New York– Milli Home’s fall 2007 collection focuses on texture, detail, and opulence – but also price point.
“Retailers are being careful, but they’re also merchandising with fashion,” Uttam said. Milli Home has responded by offering two packs, combining either a pair of solids or a solid pillow with a coordinating fashion pillow. “They’re selling multiple skus that way,” he said. “Pillows are an impulse item. It’s all about the packaging. The consumer sees a nice ribbon around it, nice presentation, she picks it up.”
Under the luxury Alpha Workshops Collection by Milli Home – with retails ranging from $100 to $130 -- the company has introduced pieced suede, suede macramé, Japanese beads, and embroidered silk pieces. The Alpha collection is also showing gray colorways – taking a cue from ready-to-wear.
For fall, Milli Home also is showing a broader selection of throws – a category the design house tiptoed into with its spring collection. The assortment includes faux fur animal skins, faux cashmere at $12.99 and $14.99 retails, faux lambswool, and textured faux fur solids.