The addition of Le TIGRE, along with the recent acquisitions of
and Topo Athletic, enables Designer Brands to grow its brand portfolio in the growing athletic and athleisure space, further expanding its branding capabilities while leveraging the direct-to-consumer infrastructure of DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse and The Shoe Company stores in North America.
“The process of envisioning, defining and bringing the essence of Le TIGRE to life in footwear has been an exciting journey,” says Bill Jordan, president, Designer Brands. “As brand builders, we are focused on creating style and value for our customers powered by our passion for inspiring self-expression. Launching the new Le TIGRE footwear collection strengthens our owned
“This is a monumental occasion for Le TIGRE as we embark on a footwear journey with industry leader, Designer Brands,” says Ike Franco, chief executive officer, Le TIGRE. “Le TIGRE has long represented an image of style disruption and uniqueness. This new footwear line embodies that sentiment.”
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