Xcel Brands has signed an exclusive licensing agreement with J & G Trybus Corporation. This agreement will give J & G Trybus Corporation the license to manufacture and distribute men's tailored clothing Isaac Mizrahi New York brand. The collection will be available at better department stores in Fall 2014.
Robert D'Loren, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Xcel Brands, Inc., said, "I am very excited to partner with Trybus for men's tailored clothing. This is a wonderful opportunity for Xcel and the Isaac Mizrahi New York brand."
Gary Trybus, President and original founder of the Trybus Group, said, "We are excited to be one of the key partners in menswear with Xcel. The Isaac Mizrahi New York brand is a great complement to our current brands and distribution. Xcel has done an incredible job with Isaac Mizrahi New York making it a brand that is well known for fresh innovation and timeless style.
The tailored clothing line will be focused on high quality with a superb fit at an extraordinary value. We look forward to partnering with Xcel in making Isaac Mizrahi New York one of the world's premier men's brands."
Xcel Brands, Inc. engages in the acquisition, design, licensing and marketing of consumer brands incorporating an omnichannel sales strategy inclusive of interactive media, digital and bricks and mortar retail.
In 2011, the company acquired designer apparel brand Isaac Mizrahi New York and an interest in Liz Claiborne New York, quickly expanding into 100+ categories for the Isaac Mizrahi brand.
Isaac Mizrahi has been a leader in the fashion industry for almost 30 years. Since his first collection in 1987, Mr. Mizrahi's designs have come to stand for timeless, cosmopolitan style. He has been awarded four CFDA awards, including a special award in 1996 for the groundbreaking documentary "Unzipped."