The Chronicle’s Sylvia Rubin has written a fascinating profile of the people you see above: Asim and Isha Abdullah. SFluxe had never heard of them until the piece — it seems the elegant couple, who are shown above on the balcony of their Pacific Heights pied a terre, recently purchased the French fashion house that was founded by Emanuel Ungaro (Ungaro himself retired in 2004.)
The new owners hired designer Peter Dundas to help them revamp the line and restore the money-loosing company to its former glory. Quite a task! But with their combination of Silicon Valley ingenuity and San Francisco sophistication, this charming couple seems up for the job.
- Article: “Luxury Learning Curve” [SF Chronicle]