Horiyoshi Worldwide Featured in Stylist Magazine

LOS ANGELES, May 4 /CNW/ - Horiyoshi Worldwide, Inc. (OTCBB: HHWW) is pleased to announce that the Horiyoshi brand has been recognized as part of a weekly column called "Style list online" in the April 2011 edition of Stylist Magazine www.stylist.co.uk.  The list can be found under the Fashion icon on the Stylist website.  A Horiyoshi sweater is featured under the tag line "Body Art" and states "designer Horiyoshi the Third translates Japan's ancient art of tattooing into clothing".  The article points the reader to one of London's most valued fashion landmarks, Browns and their online store www.brownsfashion.com.  The article can be seen at the Horiyoshi website, www.horiyoshi-thethird.com under the news feed and is also included as part of our press section.

Stylist is a highly regarded life style, beauty and fashion magazine.  The magazine has recently been named winner of Britain's best new magazine competition and is published weekly

Dawn Green, Commercial Director of Horiyoshi Worldwide, Inc. had this to say about the Stylist magazine feature, " As we continue to build a base of recognition in Europe we believe it will also open doors for the company in the US and Asia.  Each magazine appearance gives our line added significance and allows retailers to make buying decisions based on objective industry input. We are especially grateful to be part of the Browns family of luxury clothing providers."

Robert Forrest, Creative Director of Horiyoshi Worldwide, Inc. had this to say about the Stylist appearance, "Our appearance in Stylist Magazine, among many others, is a result of our ability to capture the imagination of people who love clothes.  The combination of our design imagery, colors and craftsmanship resonate with people and we thank the staff at Stylist for recognizing this.  Each magazine appearance has focused on a different article of clothing or color scheme which tells us that people are really taking a close look at our line.  We take great care to make sure that Horiyoshi as a brand and each of our garments maintains their own unique identity."

About Horiyoshi Worldwide Inc.

Horiyoshi Worldwide Inc., designs, manufactures, and markets Horiyoshi the Third - a luxury clothing and accessories product line based on the artistry of World renowned Japanese Tattoo Artist, Yoshihito Nakano (Horiyoshi III). The Company is rapidly expanding its distribution platform and its products are being marketed worldwide.  The Horiyoshi the Third Collection has been featured in leading fashion publications such as Vouge, the New York Times, Marie Claire, International Herald Tribune, the Los Angeles Times, Stylist Magazine, Tatler Magazine, Anotherman Magazine, and Style.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

This news release contains "forward-looking statements," as that term is defined in Section 27A of the United States Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.  Statements in this press release that are not purely historical are forward-looking statements and include any statements regarding beliefs, plans, expectations or intentions regarding the future.  Actual results could differ from those projected in any forward-looking statements due to numerous factors.  Such factors include, among others, HHWW's ability to design and manufacture its products following the acquisition, the ability of the products to gain market acceptance, and the difficulties faced by an early stage retail fashion company in the competitive retail fashion industry.  These forward-looking statements are made as of the date of this news release, and the Company assumes no obligation to update the forward-looking statements, or to update the reasons why actual results could differ from those projected in the forward-looking statements.  Although the Company believes that the beliefs, plans, expectations and intentions contained in this press release are reasonable, there can be no assurance that such beliefs, plans, expectations or intentions will prove to be accurate.  Investors should consult all of the information set forth herein and should also refer to the risk factors disclosure outlined in the Company's recent current reports on Form 8-K, our annual report on Form 10-K, our quarterly reports on Form 10-Q, and other periodic and current reports filed from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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