Under the new deal, the supermodel turned super mogul and her creative team at kiWW® will design new items for kathy ireland® by the MUK LUKS line with Reliable, closely following the guidelines set out by kathy ireland® brand team. “We are extremely honored to partner with Kathy and her super bright and creative team at kathy ireland® Worldwide. Kathy is a fashion icon! Kathy and her team’s ability to forecast trends and design items for women, men and children at all prices is remarkable. We are truly honored to partner with one of the most influential women in the fashion industry, ”said Mr. Blutstein.
“We are delighted to partner with Mark and the reliability of Milwaukee family and team members, ”says Ms. Ireland, President, CEO and Chief Designer of kiWW®. “Each piece of the MUK LUKS collections is not only comfortable and of the highest quality, but also celebrates self-expression and individual beauty, a concept that we all are at kiWW.® believe so strong and promote. Additionally, Mark and the Reliable team align with our philanthropic philosophy of giving back to our communities, with Reliable supporting many causes including FFANY Charities, the American Heart Association and many more. We look forward to working with Mark and his team to bring our customers to kathy ireland® by MUK LUKS, ”adds Ms. Ireland, who is named one of the most influential women in fashion by Fairchild Publications.
“There were many companies vying for this license, but after speaking with Mark and meeting the Reliable of Milwaukee team, we knew this was the right partnership for our brand, ”says Larry Childers, vice president of team operations for kiWW® who facilitated the agreement in the same way Rocco ingemi, Executive Vice President, Fashion and Jewelry, kathy ireland® Worldwide. “Not only did the designs and design philosophy of the brand speak to us, but the vision of the entire Reliable team on individual responsibility in changing the human condition was moving and told us a lot about the company. ”
As part of the agreement, Reliable of Milwaukee will be the exclusive sales agency for kathy ireland® by MUK LUKS slippers, socks, headwear, accessories and shoes. The full range will be available for fall 2021.
About kathy ireland® Worldwide (kiWW®)
kiWW® is listed as one of the most powerful brands in the world by License Global Magazine. Kathy Ireland named one of 19 Most Influential Women in Licensing by License Global Magazine and Fairchild Publications, Kathy Ireland is one of the 50 most influential personalities in fashion. Furniture Today names Kathy one of the most influential leaders in the furniture industry. Kathy is on the cover of Forbes magazine more times than Sports Illustrated. kiWW® is responsible for billions of dollars in retail sales. kiWW® is the recipient of several awards, including several Good Housekeeping seals. Kathy and kiWW® supporting many non-profit organizations including: women’s and children’s health, HIV / AIDS, education, human freedom, life, wars against religious persecution and violence. Kathy is a member of the NFLPI Board of Trustees, the WNBPA Board of Trustees, Ambassador and Donor for the Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation, and International Youth President for the National Pediatric Cancer Society.
SOURCE Reliable Milwaukee