LOS ANGELES, Feb. 24 /CNW/ - Horiyoshi Worldwide Inc. (OTC BB: HHWW) is
pleased to report an update on the Company's recent participation in
the Project Fashion Week in Las Vegas, February 15-17 and Designers and
Agents (D&A) in New York City, February 19-21.
Horiyoshi the Third exhibited the full Autumn 2011/12 Women's and Men's
Collection at these two well regarded events. Both Project and D&A are
highly anticipated by the fashion community and serve as a critical
introduction forum for international brands. These events were
attended by the Horiyoshi team led by CEO Mitsuo Kojima, Creative
Director Robert Forrest and Commercial Director Dawn Green.
Creative Director of Horiyoshi Worldwide - Robert Forrest states, "We
had the opportunity to introduce the latest Horiyoshi line to a
significant number of buyers and industry participants at both events.
The design and manufacturing quality of the garments is generating
interest from a growing base of national and international buyers and
distributors. We are taking great care to cultivate a delicate balance
between the world of art created by Horiyoshi III and the positioning
of our design and apparel brand."
In addition, Mitsuo Kojima - President and CEO of Horiyoshi Worldwide
explains, "Our successful participation in these two important events
is part of our strategic plan to build brand recognition and develop an
international distribution platform. We established many new
relationships at these shows and work hard to take advantage of the
excitement surrounding our brand. Our vision is to expand our product
offering into additional categories with the goal of broadening our
initial target audience."
About Horiyoshi Worldwide Inc.
Horiyoshi Worldwide Inc., designs, manufactures, and markets Horiyoshi
the Third - a high end 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, International Herald Tribune, the Los
Angeles Times, Anotherman Magazine, Vogue and Style.com.
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Mr. Raymond Catroppa, CFA
Chief Financial Officer