Posts Tagged ‘ Barcelona ’

Barcelona has transformed itself into a design mecca


The story of Barcelona fashion designer Andrés Sardà follows the ascendant arc of his city’s fashion industry, from regional producer of utilitarian clothing to international fashion hub. In 1898, his father Baldomero sold church headscarves known as mantillas españolas. After they went out of style, Andrés Sardà launched an underwear company in 1962. The aim...
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Tax break helps city make exhibition of itself

As the global economic crisis casts a pall over some of Catalonia’s most important industrial sectors, small victories are being celebrated as if they were resounding triumphs. The fact that this year’s Automobile Fair is going ahead as planned in Barcelona is a case in point. After the cancellation last month of next year’s...
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