Horiyoshi Worldwide Featured in the British edition of Harper's Bazaar Magazine

LOS ANGELES, May 25, 2011 /CNW/ - Horiyoshi Worldwide, Inc. (OTCBB: HHWW) is pleased to announce that the Horiyoshi brand has been recognized as part of a feature article in the June 2011 edition of Harper's Bazaar Magazine www.harpersbazaar.co.uk.  As part of the Style section feature "This Month" Horiyoshi can be found under the title "Summer Essentials". 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.

Harper's Bazaar describes itself as "a world-renowned arbiter of fashion and good taste and is a resource for women who are the first to buy the best, from casual to couture. The magazine showcases the world's most visionary stylists and talented designers to deliver readers a visually stunning portrayal of the world of fashion and beauty". Harper's is part of the Hearst family of media publications which is one of the world's largest publishers of monthly magazines. Harper's Bazaar receives significant worldwide attention both in print and online.

Dawn Green, Commercial Director of Horiyoshi Worldwide, Inc. had this to say about the Harper's Bazaar magazine feature, "We are thrilled to be recognized by Harper's and use these important features as part of our tool kit as we build a base of recognition and new distribution relationships in Europe, the US and Asia.  As importantly, we love to be mentioned in the company of Browns (www.brownsfashion.com) and the Browns family of luxury clothing providers".

Robert Forrest, Creative Director of Horiyoshi Worldwide, Inc. said this about the Harper's appearance, "Designers throughout the world are eager to be recognized by such iconic fashion magazines as Harper's. This particular feature focuses on yet another area of our line which is ladies vests and Tees. Again, this points to the fact that people are responding to our entire collection and the design and craftsmanship concepts it represents. Every article and feature we appear in has the potential to expose our brand to millions of new followers. This serves to motivate us to push our design concepts to a higher level season after season".

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 the New York Times, Vouge, Harper's Bazaar, Marie Claire, Stylist Magazine, You Magazine, International Herald Tribune, Tatler Magazine, the Los Angeles Times, 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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