LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 10, 2018--
Differential Brands Group Inc. (NASDAQ:DFBG), a portfolio of global
consumer brands comprised of Hudson Jeans, Robert Graham and SWIMS,
today announced that its Robert Graham subsidiary has signed a licensing
agreement with Peerless Clothing International, Inc. to manufacture and
distribute Robert Graham men’s and boys’ tailored clothing, suit
separates and top coats.
Peerless will begin distributing product Spring 2019 throughout the
United States and Mexico. The new collection will be carried in better
department stores and luxury specialty stores, alongside Robert Graham
consumer direct channels. The product will be made in Peerless’ Canadian
factory with a half canvas make and sartorial hand finished details
utilizing the finest Italian piece goods.
“We are thrilled to announce this new and very significant partnership
which will strengthen the brand’s footprint and continue to create
coveted luxury products,” said Andrew Berg, Robert Graham President.
This announcement comes on the heels of other signed partners including:
Komar (loungewear), Nouveau Eyewear (ophthalmic and sunglasses), Prodigy
Brands (footwear), and Royal Heritage Home (complete bedding and
decorative pillows), reflecting the Company’s strategic focus on
expanding Robert Graham’s lifestyle offering.
John Tighe, President of Peerless Clothing said, “The luxury brand DNA
of Robert Graham translates to the tailored clothing category with
sophistication, elegance, and creativity. As the largest producer of
fine tailored clothing in North America, we are the experts in this
category and look forward to adding a new dimension to our portfolio of
Robert Graham already produces a wide array of men’s products under
license with various companies, including: fragrances with Batallure
Beauty, headwear with Henschel Hat Company, leather goods with RGA
Leatherworks, and men’s dress shirts with Shirt Avenue. In addition, the
Company has recently renewed two long-standing licensing relationships
with: Throat Threads, a Canadian leader in the fashion industry, and
British Apparel Collection, a leader in the luxury hosiery marketplace.
ABOUT DIFFERENTIAL BRANDS GROUP
Differential Brands Group Inc. (NASDAQ:DFBG)
is a platform that focuses on branded operating companies in the premium
apparel, footwear and accessories sectors. Our focus is on organically
growing our brands through a global, omni-channel distribution strategy
while continuing to seek opportunities to acquire accretive,
Our current brands are Hudson®, a designer and marketer of women's and
men's premium, branded denim and apparel, Robert Graham®, a
sophisticated, eclectic apparel and accessories brand seeking to inspire
a global movement, and SWIMS®, a Scandinavian lifestyle brand best known
for its range of fashion-forward, water-friendly footwear, apparel and
accessories. For more information, please visit Differential's website
Robert Graham sells its luxury lifestyle collection to leading
department stores such as Bloomingdales, Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom and
Saks, over 500 luxury specialty stores in North America and through its
own Robert Graham stores.
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