Month: August 2019
Iconix Brand Group, Inc. Names New Footwear Licensee For Rampage
Iconix Brand Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: ICON), has signed a five-year licensing deal with Titan Industries, Inc. to be the new North American footwear licensee for contemporary young women’s lifestyle brand Rampage. The first Rampage footwear collection from Titan Industries will make its debut for the Spring 2020 season. The new line will reflect Rampage’s bold and feminine aesthetic.
“We look forward to collaborating with Iconix to grow the Rampage footwear business ,” said Joel Oblonsky, chief executive officer of Titan Industries, Inc. “Titan Industries has extensive experience in the women’s fashion footwear space and Rampage is a brand with tremendous potential in this market.”
“Our new partnership with Titan Industries will help us take the Rampage footwear business to the next level ,” said Bob Galvin, chief executive officer and president at Iconix Brand Group, Inc. “We continue to build the Rampage brand through working with a succession of outstanding footwear partners.”
Rampage is currently available at retailers including Belk, Shoe Carnival and Amazon, among others. The brand recently appointed Savannah Chrisley as its first-ever creative director. Chrisley is the star of the unscripted spinoff series “Growing Up Chrisley” and is also featured on the hit show, “Chrisley Knows Best.” Chrisley’s role as RAMPAGE creative director will be documented on upcoming seasons of both shows.
Rampage is one of 30 consumer brands owned by Iconix Brand Group. The brand management company owns, licenses and markets its brands through a network of leading retailers and manufacturers that touch every major segment of retail distribution in both the U.S. and worldwide.
RAMPAGE, established in 1982 and owned by Iconix Brand Group, Inc., appeals to fashionable, confident women who take charge of their personal and professional lives. RAMPAGE empowers women to be their truest, boldest, most fantastic selves. Previous campaigns have featured Petra Nemcova, Gisele Bündchen, Bar Refaeli, Irina Shayk, Ireland Baldwin and Olivia Culpo. RAMPAGE is available in better department stores in North America and internationally distributed in China. Product categories include apparel, outerwear, hosiery, intimates and sleepwear, footwear, handbags, jewelry, eyewear, cold weather accessories and fashion accessories.
About Titan Industries LLC
Titan Industries LLC., founded in 1998 by Joe Ouaknine and Sal Palermo, has become a powerhouse in women’s fashion footwear. Presently with an emphasis on high fashion footwear made from an array of fun yet sophisticated materials, Titan Industries LLC. has created artistic and unique footwear with quality and style. Titan currently holds the footwear licensing for: Badgley Mischka, Jewel Badgley Mischka, Splendid, Wrapton, and ZAC ZAC POSEN.
Iconix Brand Group, Inc. Partners London Fog With New Handbag Licensee
Iconix Brand Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ICON) has enlisted Accessory Headquarters (AHQ) as the new handbag licensee in the United States, United Kingdom and United Arab Emirates, for London Fog, the heritage lifestyle brand known for its outerwear and raincoats. AHQ will design, manufacture and distribute London Fog handbags under the new three-year licensing agreement. The first London Fog handbag collection from AHQ is expected to debut at retail for the Holiday 2019 season.
“London Fog is an iconic American brand and a great addition to our portfolio,” said Abe Chehebar, chief executive officer of Accessory Headquarters. “We’re excited to work with Iconix Brand Group to further develop the London Fog handbag business.”
“We chose to partner London Fog with Accessory Headquarters because of their deep expertise and capabilities in the handbag category,” said Bob Galvin, chief executive officer and president at Iconix Brand Group, Inc. “We look forward to collaborating with Accessory Headquarters on growing London Fog’s handbag offering.”
London Fog’s current retail distribution includes Nordstrom, Macy’s and Belk, among others. In addition to handbags, other key product categories for the brand include outerwear, luggage, footwear and umbrellas. Earlier this year, the brand introduced a collaboration with designer Jeremy Scott, whose designs fuse references from pop culture, high fashion and streetwear. The London Fog x Jeremy Scott capsule collection features Scott’s bold and edgy twist on classic London Fog pieces across multiple categories.
London Fog is one of almost 30 consumer brands owned by Iconix Brand Group, Inc. The brand management company owns, licenses and markets its brands through a network of leading retailers and manufacturers that touch every major segment of retail distribution in both the U.S. and worldwide.
About London Fog
London Fog, owned by Iconix Brand Group, is one of the most iconic and established American fashion brands. For almost 100 years, it has embodied a classic metropolitan appeal from work wear to weekend dressing. Today London Fog remains as smart and timeless as the raincoat that made its name. With a modern-classic sensibility and an expanded line, it’s the perfect fit for a fast-moving world with an evolved sense of style. The London Fog mission is to outfit and adapt with the ever-changing modern lifestyle, weathering every season and situation with men and women who value savvy, refined style.
For more information, please visit Londonfog.com.
About Accessory Headquarters
Accessory Headquarters (AHQ) is a privately-held company specializing in the design, development, manufacturing and marketing of premier brand and private label handbags and accessories. AHQ provides exceptional handbags across all distribution channels from the most elite department stores and boutiques, to mid-tier and mass retailers. With in-house design and merchandising talent as well as sourcing and production capabilities, AHQ is a leading industry resource with a brand portfolio including London Fog, BCBG, Christian Lacroix, Hayden Harnett, Bruno Magli and GO!SAC.
Danskin Re-Launches Lifestyle Footwear With New Licensee Fashion Footwear
Iconix Brand Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ICON) has appointed Fashion Footwear as the new footwear licensee in the United States and Canada for Danskin, the aspirational women’s activewear brand. Under the new licensing deal, Fashion Footwear will design, manufacture and distribute Danskin’s line of lifestyle and athleisure footwear, with the first collection launching for the Fall 2019 season. Designed to support modern women as they move through their active lives, the new Danskin footwear collection is launching in August 2019 with similar retail distribution to Danskin’s activewear collection and will also be available on Danskin.com later this year.
“Danskin has strong brand awareness and with the ongoing popularity of athleisure, we have a significant opportunity to grow the brand through new licensing partnerships that will bring Danskin into more categories and territories,” said Bob Galvin, president and chief executive officer of Iconix Brand Group, Inc. “Partnering with Fashion Footwear for Danskin’s new footwear is part of our strategy to take advantage of Danskin’s substantial brand equity.”
The new Danskin footwear collection includes styles for women’s active lifestyles, featuring a versatile color palette and modern silhouettes. Key silhouettes include ballet flats and stretch mesh sneakers, in both slip-on and lace-up variations. The color palette spans from feminine white, gray, metallics and nude, to sporty with pops of bright pink and neon green. The collection is positioned at an accessible price point, with retail prices of $50 and under.
Danskin, owned by Iconix Brand Group, Inc., has been the authority in dance since 1882. From its start selling hosiery to ballerinas, to outfitting the Radio City Rockettes and New York City Ballet, Danskin has been the standard in dance for more than 135 years. Today, Danskin has evolved from a traditional dance apparel brand to an aspirational activewear brand for the modern woman. Danskin exists to enable powerful feelings of expression through movement and is committed to creating products that support today’s woman as she moves through her active, engaged, dynamic life.
For updates and more information on Danskin, please visit us at www.danskin.com.