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Re-post: Dallas Fashion Designer Turns $500, One Sewing Machine into Multimillion Dollar International Business

Abi Ferrin Designs Grows 400% Last Year, Offers Fun, Versatile Styles that Help Women Look and Feel Fabulous No Matter What the Day Brings

DALLAS, Feb. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- When Dallas native Abi Ferrin launched her fashion design business in 2006 with $500, a single sewing machine and a mission--to help women overcome the notion they must suffer in uncomfortable clothes in the name of fashion--she could only dream that her unique take on women's attire would become an international sensation.

Today, the spunky, yet down-to-earth Ferrin is living that dream, having grown her upstart design business into a global enterprise. With hundreds of boutiques across the U.S., Mexico and even Abu Dhabi now offering her pieces, as well as major distribution channels through Nordstrom and her own website at, Ferrin's company has posted nearly 400 percent net revenue growth in the past year alone and dressed numerous high-profile celebrity clients with her chic "Made in the U.S.A." pieces that go from desk to dinner with a quick twist or smart accessories... [read on]

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