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Jerry Leigh acquires contemporary brand David Lerner
Mar '13
David Lerner now joins the family of Jerry Leigh brands. David Lerner's collection launched in 2008 when the designer transformed fashion basics by designing comfortable, edgy products that incorporate the aesthetics of both coasts generating a fashion-forward collection. Known for his leggings, David Lerner has an impressive celebrity following including the likes of Leighton Meester , Jessica Alba , and Vanessa Hudgens among a slew of starlets.

Jerry Leigh President, Andrew Leigh explained, "Under new leadership, the David Lerner brand will continue to strive to create a product that reflects the consumer lifestyle."

After 50 years of success, Jerry Leigh continues to remain a family-run business, which designs a wardrobe for the all-American family. With this new acquisition, Jerry Leigh will bring a contemporary fashion brand under its women's division, further expanding the company's reach into department store and boutique distribution.

"My partnership with Jerry Leigh is truly magic meeting logic," states designer David Lerner. "I am honored to unite my contemporary brand, which has thrived in its creative New York environment with the Jerry Leigh enterprise where it can flourish and expand under the company's invaluable influence."

The passionate designer who has already made a name for himself within the fashion industry is looking to further his brand's growth through Jerry Leigh's infrastructure. With this partnership, future plans include re-launching the David Lerner website, brick and mortar retail stores, runway shows, and expanding Lerner's international distribution.

About Jerry Leigh

Jerry Leigh, established in 1962, is a family-owned clothing designer, manufacturer, and brand management company with a philosophy of designing fashion that reflects consumer's lifestyles, utilizing a wide range of brands and licenses. Jerry Leigh distributes to retailers at all tiers of distribution, from boutiques to mass market, and manufacturers apparel for everyone, from toddlers to adults.

About David Lerner

David Lerner is a contemporary collection created by founder and President, David Lerner. The David Lerner Collection is a line of luxe wardrobe staples that balances style and comfort. The brand is known for its basics which have gained a loyal following through their great fit, mix of fabrics and attention to details. The company launched a ready to wear collection spring 2013 that expands on its staples with chic dresses, leathers, skirts, blouses and more. The David Lerner Collection embodies movement, attitude and confidence. Designed and crafted in the Meatpacking District, the Collection is 100% made in America with an NYC edge.

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