LOS ANGELES, Dec. 16 /CNW/ - Horiyoshi Worldwide Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: HHWW) announced today the appointment of Michelle
Stein to the Advisory Board.
Michelle Stein is a leading fashion executive with over 30 years of
experience in managing high-end fashion brands such as Vivienne
Westwood and Romeo Gigli. Ms. Stein is currently the President of
AEFFE, USA where she oversees commercial, public relations,
administrative and retail staff of approximately 100, and directly
supervises 3 retail stores - Philosophy New York, Alberta Ferretti Los
Angeles, and Moschino New York.
Ms. Stein started her career in 1978 as the Director of Sales and Public
Relations with Mary Jane Marcasiano. She began her collaboration with
AEFFE in 1983, and opened the first US office in 1984. In the 26 years
that she has worked with AEFFE, Ms. Stein has built an organization
responsible for Sales, Public Relations and Distribution of over 18
brands such as Alberta Ferretti, Moschino, Jean Paul Gaultier, Pollini,
Authier and Narciso Rodriguez.
"We are extremely fortunate to have Michelle Stein as a member of our
Advisory Board" said Mitsuo Kojima - President and CEO of Horiyoshi
Worldwide. "Ms. Stein will be advising us on expanding our business,
introducing us to key retail partners, and raising our brand profile in
the United States"
About Horiyoshi Worldwide Inc.
Horiyoshi Worldwide Inc., designs, manufactures, and markets Horiyoshi
the Third (HIII) - 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 with the line currently being sold in
approximately 45 luxury retail boutiques located in 25 cities
worldwide. Debuting in Fall 2009 - HIII has been featured in leading
fashion publications such as the New York Times, International Herald
Tribune, the Los Angeles Times, Anotherman Magazine, Vogue and
For more information on Horiyoshi the Third, visit:
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. Such
forward-looking statements include, among other things, the successful
operation of HIII's product line.
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
SOURCE Horiyoshi Worldwide Inc.
For further information:
Mr. Mitsuo Kojima
Los Angeles (213)-221-7819