LAS VEGAS, May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- kathy ireland® Worldwide (kiWW®) has expanded its presence in the luxury market place with the successful launch of the Kathleen Marie New York brand at luxury retailers Neiman Marcus and Horchow, kiWW® announced today from the Licensing Expo in Las Vegas. Through its long and recently extended and expanded partnership with leading floor covering manufacturer, Nourison, Kathleen Marie New York's offering includes a collection of unique works of art interpreted as rug designs for interior spaces. The prices range from $3,000 to $6,700 at retail.
"We are privileged to launch Kathleen Marie New York at Neiman Marcus and Horchow," says Kathy. "Our product bears my birth name, however, it is not about me. It is a celebration of a millennial woman of fashion, her world travels and experiences in the global design industry. We are very grateful to Nourison, Neiman Marcus and Horchow for bringing our brand DNA and design aesthetics to this customer. Each item is designed with passion, individuality and beauty."
"It is extremely rewarding to collaborate with Kathy and her creative team at kiWW® on the Kathleen Marie New York floor covering collection," says Alex Peykar, Principal of Nourison. "Kathy and kiWW's unique ability to identify and understand their customers' needs, is unmatched. We are excited to be a part of Kathleen Marie's vision for the discriminating consumer and designing floor art that deserves the brand."
Kathleen Marie New York will debut fine jewelry designs at the luxury jewelry show in Las Vegas in June 2017. Designs in the Top of Bed, Crystal, and lighting categories are also in development.
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About kathy ireland® Worldwide (kiWW®)
kiWW® is listed as one of the most powerful brands in the world by License Global Magazine. According to Fairchild Publications, Kathy Ireland is one of the 50 most influential people in fashion. Kathy graces the cover of Forbes Magazine twice (2012, 2016).
Kathy and kiWW® support many non-profits including: YWCA Greater Los Angeles for which she is an Ambassador, Dream Foundation, Providence Educational Foundation, 911 for Kids/AEF, and the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Kathy is named an Ambassador for the Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation.
Nourison is a leading global floor covering company that produces extensive collections of area rugs, broadloom carpet and home accessories at multiple price points from low to mid-market to luxury. A fully vertically integrated company, Nourison oversees almost every aspect of the manufacturing process and produces over 85% of their product assortment from sustainable, natural fibers. Their quality, extensive inventory and speed to market has made them valuable partners in the home furnishings and hospitality industries. Their product assortment includes licensed collections from well-known brands including Calvin Klein, kathy ireland Home, Waverly, Barclay Butera, Joseph Abboud, Peanuts and more. Nourison was founded in 1980 by the Peykar brothers in New York and still remains a family-owned company.
For further details, visit www.nourison.com.
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