JLM Couture Inc, a designer, manufacturer and marketer of wedding apparel, on Friday said second fiscal quarter revenues gained 21 per cent over the same period last year, climbing to $7.60 million from $6.30m.

Joseph L Murphy, president and CEO, said JLM's revenue growth is being fuelled by increased demand for the company's contemporary classic wedding gown and bridesmaid lines.

Net Income for the quarter ended 31 April 2002 was $380,959, or $ 0.19 per basic and diluted share, compared to $313,531, or $ 0.16 a basic and diluted share, reported for the like quarter in fiscal 2001.

For the first six months of fiscal 2002, revenues were $12.10m, a 15 per cent increase on revenues of $10.55m for the like period a year ago. Net income for the first six months was $ 548,803, or $ 0.27 a basic and diluted share, as compared to $ 472,084, or $ 0.24 a basic share and diluted share.