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kathy Ireland Worldwide, Forever Fashion to Create Cold Weather Accessories

A range of accessories will be out later this year.

License Global

March 17, 2023

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Kathy Ireland and Isaac Levykathy ireland Worldwide

Cold weather accessories manufacturer, Forever Fashion, has entered into a licensing agreement with

kathy ireland Worldwide (kiWW).

Under the new brand partnership, Forever Fashion will work with Kathy Ireland, chair, chief executive officer, chief designer, kathy ireland Worldwide and kiWW’s creative team to design, develop and distribute a wide-ranging assortment of kathy ireland winter accessories products including ponchos, ruanas, kimonos, scarves, hats, headbands, gloves and earmuffs.  

The announcement was made by Isaac Levy, chief executive officer, Forever Fashion. The licensing deal was brokered by Starwood Brands, a brand licensing agency that represents top-tier manufacturers in their licensing partnerships.   

“We are thrilled and honored to work alongside Kathy and the team at kiWW,” says Levy. “When choosing a business partner, it is of utmost importance to Forever Fashion to be aligned on core values, vision and goals. We are grateful to have found all of these with this partnership. Kathy is a fashion icon and one of the most successful female entrepreneurs and philanthropists of our time. It is a privilege to work with Kathy and kiWW’s incredibly talented creative team.”  

“We are grateful to our fashion leader, Lee Mandelbaum, and Starwood Brands’ David Gindi for introducing us to Fashion Forever,” says Ireland. “Forever Fashion is an extraordinary company. We are looking forward to collaborating with Mr. Levy and his entire team of talented professionals in designing quality, on-trend winter accessories, for our customers to enjoy and keep warm with for a long time.”  

“We are thrilled to collaborate with Forever Fashion on Kathy Ireland cold weather accessories,” say Jon Carrasco, worldwide creative director, and Stephen Roseberry, president, chief marketing officer, kiWW, respectively. "As with all our fashion designs, the new collection is designed and curated to celebrate women of every size, shape, age and color.”  

kiWW, which began in 1993, is No. 19 worldwide and the most successful woman-owned design and licensing firm in the world, according to License Global's The Top Global Licensors.  

The new kiWW collection will begin shipping in the fourth quarter of this year.  

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