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Kathy Ireland Expands Furniture Line

Bush Furniture, a global manufacturer of smart furniture solutions for the home and office, and kathy ireland Worldwide are extending their partnership, which will bring fresh finishes to existing products lines and introduce new collections. The Kathy Ireland Office by Bush Furniture and the expansion of new product development taking place is truly exciting. We can’t wait for our valued customers to experience our four promises of ‘fashion, quality, value and safety’ as we release these designs into the market this year,” says Kathy Ireland. “Bush Furniture has been a highly regarded partner with a talented team that has helped us fulfill our mission of ‘…finding solutions for families, especially busy moms,’ and ‘…finding solutions for people in business’ with each and every product we sell.”

“We greatly value our partnership with kathy ireland Worldwide,” adds Michael Evans, chief marketing officer, Bush Industries. “It has been exciting to work closely with Kathy and her team, whose creative genius and professionalism is unparalleled. We truly are looking forward to growing this business together even more in the years to come.”

The kathy ireland Office by Bush Furniture portfolio currently includes New York Skyline, a beautiful contemporary home office and entertainment line, as well as Volcano Dusk, which is expanding from two finish offerings to three.

In addition, the new SOHO collections consist of Ironworks, a versatile and compact design with a stylish vintage industrial appeal, and Connecticut, a transitional design with contemporary features. 








Kathy Ireland Returns to Socks

Lifestyle brand kathy ireland Worldwide is returning to its roots in socks with an exclusive partnership with KISS legwear, which will be designed by Kathy Ireland herself. “We are thrilled to join forces with the iconic kathy ireland brand and to bring to the 










market the latest in legwear looks and designs. Robin Kelz and our fabulous design team look forward to working with Kathy and her amazing team to develop the highest quality legwear in the marketplace. We are very blessed and excited to have this fantastic opportunity,” Says Robert Sussman, President of KISS Legwear Group.

“It is a great joy to move forward with Robert Sussman, Robert Kelz and the entire team at KISS Legwear Group. We watched this jewel of a company develop other license properties  into great success stories. We have wonderful dreams and aspirations for this relationship. In our history, beginning with John and Marilyn Moretz, our brand has sold over 100 million pairs of socks. John and Marilyn join all of us in welcoming KISS legwear Group to the Kathy Ireland Worldwide group of fashion partners,” says Kathy Ireland, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Designer, kathy ireland Worldwide.

Launched in 1993 with a desire to

design a good pair of socks,

kathy ireland Worldwide now holds

more than 17,000 SKUs in the areas

of fashion, household goods and

beauty products.

 


Kathy Ireland Adds to Home Goods Offerings

Floor covering and home accents manufacturer Nourison and kathy ireland Worldwide are extending their partnership with an expansion of the kathy ireland Home by Nourison collection of rugs, decorative pillows and poufs.


“Nourison’s partnership with kathy ireland Worldwide continues to strengthen and grow. Kathy’s vision comes to life through these new inspirations and timeless designs, which add depth to the collection and extend the brand story to our customers,” says Alex Peykar, principal, Nourison.


“It is a great joy to extend our relationship with Alex and our incredible team at Nourison. Julie Rosenblum is a steward who sets the bar for managing licensing agreements. Everyone at Nourison has elevated our brand presence in powerful and creative ways. Our fashion forward steps, are beyond our imagination. We will always be grateful for this realization of our design and retail dreams. They are exquisite partners,” says Kathy Ireland.


Appealing to the fashion-forward consumer and carrying a classic, timeless feel, the kathy ireland Home by Nourison collaboration supports Ireland’s core mission statement of “solutions for families, especially busy moms.


The new area rug collections include seascape, Yummy Shag and Illusion. Seascape is a boucle wool and sisal bordered rug that takes inspiration for the Aloha Style Guide, capturing the royal spirit of Hawaii and the warm climate of island living. Yummy Shag has a plush look and feel in an array of neutral shades. Illusion embraces casual living through modern and contemporary designs in a rich color palette of warm and cool neutrals.  


Bengal is the latest addition to the kathy ireland by Nourison Jardin Rug Collection. The world-famous garden designer Nicholas Walker brings the eco-friendly jute rug to life in neutral hues.


Inspired by kathy ireland Weddings, the Bliss Collection focuses on “solutions for people in love” through individual bridal pillows including Mr. & Mrs.; Faith, Love and Trust; and complementing ring pillows with removable satin ribbon.

Bayside Exhibit Hall - Level 1 - J132


2016 Show Dates & Location:

Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada

Exhibit Hall open: June, 21-23, 2016

Licensing University open: June 20-23, 2016


Show Hours:

Tuesday, June 21st, 20169:00am-5:30pm

Wednesday, June 22nd, 20169:00am-5:30pm

Thursday, June 23rd, 20169:00am-3:30pm

 

Step back in time to 1941, the year ASGE was founded, at this exciting 1940s-themed 

gala. Celebrate ASGE’s 75th Anniversary and our prestigious honorees and their achievements. Mix and mingle with honorees and colleagues from around the world while enjoying live music and dancing during our energizing After-Party!