"About Michael Simon Design Inc.:
For more than 30 years, the Michael Simon Corporation has been designing knitwear with flair. A celebrated CFDA member, Michael is passionate about his knits, enlisting artisans as well as designers to produce the finest quality of women’s wear. Located in the heart of the garment district, the Michael Simon Label now boasts a contemporary line, Smitten. The inspiration for Smitten was born of our designer’s love for retro romance comic books from the 1940’s and 50’s. their design studio is adorned by these classic American romance images which inspire them season after season."
Apparently Michael Simon started his line in NYC in 1977 as a struggling dancer to make ends meet. He bought his own handloom machine to make tights and then branched out into making sweaters.
A few close ups of the embroidery detail.