Textiles, a fashion line started by angelica and co-founder and founder Emma McBride, are returning to the US after more than 50 years.
The company said it had more than 700 employees in New York and the company has raised $12.5 million in seed funding, with more than $1.5m in commitments from venture capitalists.
The clothing line, started by McBride in 1997, is now owned by the New York-based chain The Gap.
In an interview with Bloomberg TV, McBride said her goal was to create a fashion house that was not just a brand but also an idea.
“It’s not just about the clothes, it’s about the idea that we’re creating, it needs to be a new brand that connects with the people,” McBride told the broadcaster.
She said the company would focus on women’s apparel, which is a key to its appeal.
The business is growing quickly, with sales doubling between 2010 and 2013, according to its website.
Angelica is a line of clothing designed by Emma McBain and cofounder Emma McQueen.
Emma McBowles and her husband, Michael, founded the company in 1996 and in 2003 opened the first store in New Zealand, the Emma McBeards, which now has more than 4,000 stores.
The McBains founded the business with their son, Mark, and their daughter, Jillian.
They are also the founders of The Gap, a major US fashion retailer.
They have also launched the company’s own line of women’s clothing, called The Mollie Collection.
The retail chain has said it is expanding into other industries and will begin a full-year run of women-owned clothing in the US this year.
The new line is selling $50 jeans, $50 boots and $50 jackets in its first two months of sale.
The first stores have been open in New Jersey, California, Georgia, Texas and Nevada.
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