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Jones New York gets new design talent
Nov '11
The Jones Group Inc announced the appointment of Jeffrey Thorpe as Vice President and Creative Director for the Jones New York brand. The addition of Mr. Thorpe, a proven design talent, will help the Company continue to evolve the brand's 40 year history of dressing women for success.

Richard Dickson, The Jones Group President and Chief Executive Officer of Branded Businesses, said: "Attracting and retaining the best talent in the industry has always been one of our top priorities. Introducing new talent excites and complements our outstanding existing team and leads to tremendous creativity and innovation."

Jeffrey Thorpe is a seasoned designer who has designed for iconic labels including Barneys and Ann Taylor. Most recently he was Creative Director of Magaschoni. Thorpe studied fashion, and graduated with honors from Kingston University in London. Thorpe has begun working on the Fall 2012 Jones New York collection that will show to retailers in March 2012. He reports to Susie Rieland, Chief Merchandising Officer.

Jeffrey Thorpe, Jones New York Vice President and Creative Director, said: "I am excited to join The Jones Group team and look forward to helping to continue the Company's mission of dressing women for success, and redefining what women wear to work in new and interesting ways."

Susan Metzger, Chief Executive Officer, Women's Wholesale Better Sportswear, said: "We are thrilled to have Jeffrey join the Jones New York brand. He brings not only his extensive womenswear experience but also a fresh, modern energy to his designs with a strong focus on sportswear details, knitwear and compelling prints. We welcome him to The Jones Group family and look forward to his contributions to this truly collaborative design team."

The Jones Group Inc is a leading global designer, marketer and wholesaler of over 35 brands with best-in-class product expertise across five divisions: apparel, footwear, jeanswear, jewelry and handbags.

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