Kathy Ireland Worldwide has announced a long-term partnership with Gorham for a range of tabletop, gift and home decor accessories.
The line will be produced under the kathy ireland Home by Gorham brand and is set to debut this fall. Retail launch is scheduled for spring 2013.
"We are thrilled to partner with one of America's most successful female entrepreneurs, lifestyle designer, Kathy Ireland," says Bill Wieland, executive vice president, Gorham. "This collaboration presents new and exciting opportunities for Gorham and we are confident that the synergies created here will result in a collection of lifestyle-inspired pieces, expertly crafted with timeless appeal."
The collection will include both fine and casual dinnerware, glassware and flatware, entertaining serveware and giftware, as well as bridal products.
"Our designs will be exhilarating, fresh and essential, with a powerful focus of implementing our missions of 'finding solutions for people in love' and 'finding solutions for families, especially busy moms,'” says Kathy Ireland, chief executive officer and chief designer, kathy ireland Worldwide. “The legacy of Gorham is a dream come true for kathy ireland Home and kathy ireland Bridal."
Ireland will give the keynote address at Licensing Expo, June 12-14, Las Vegas, Nev.