Differential Brands Group Inc.’s Robert Graham Signs Tailored Clothing Partnership with Peerless
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- 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 brands.”
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, complementary brands.
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 at: www.differentialbrandsgroup.com.
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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Released July 10, 2018