JLM Couture, Inc (NASDAQ:JHPC), a designer, manufacturer and marketer of wedding apparel, announced today that its board has approved the buy-back of up to 200,000 shares of the company's stock, subject to market conditions. The board's action authorizes stock purchases in the open market or through privately negotiated transactions. Repurchased common shares will be added to the company's treasury shares and may be used to meet common stock requirements of stock options plans and other corporate matters. JLM Couture, Inc, founded in 1987 and based in New York City, is the nation's only publicly traded manufacturer of wedding apparel. The company's lines include Occasions, Lazaro, Visions, Jim Hjelm Couture, and Alvina Valenta.