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Forrest & Green to establish high end clothing & accessories brand
Nov '10
Horiyoshi Worldwide Inc announced the appointment of Mr. Robert Forrest and Ms. Dawn Green respectively to the position of Creative Director and Commercial Director. As Creative Director, Mr. Forrest is primarily responsible for diversifying the product range of “Horiyoshi the Third” (“HIII”) and increasing the marketability of the brand. Ms. Green – as Commercial Director – is in charge of expanding brand distribution and increasing HIIIs commercial awareness around the world.

“The addition of Mr. Forrest and Ms. Green to our management is an important step in establishing Horiyoshi as the next premier high-end fashion apparel and accessories brand” said Mitsuo Kojima – President and CEO of Horiyoshi Worldwide.

Mr. Forrest is a fashion industry icon with over 40 years of experience in the high-end fashion apparel business. His expertise has been sought out by leading fashion designers such as Emanuel Ungaro, Giambattista Valli, Calvin Klein, Louis Dell'Olio and Rafael Cennamo and has been instrumental in the development of their products throughout the years. Most recently, Mr. Forrest collaborated with model and actress Elizabeth Hurley in the launch of Ms. Hurley's luxury lifestyle brand 'Elizabeth Hurley Beach.'

From 1988 to 1991, Mr. Forrest worked for Giorgio Armani S.P.A. , reporting directly to Mr. Giorgio Armani and industry veteran Gabriella Forte. During the 1970's and 80's Mr. Forrest served as head buyer and Fashion Director for Browns London and Maxfield Los Angeles. As Creative Director of Horiyoshi Worldwide, Mr. Robert Forrest is responsible for all stages of product development from creative inception to marketing.

Ms. Dawn Green started her career in Fashion as a buyer for Feathers Boutique in Mayfair, London and was the women's wear buyer for world-renowned luxury boutique, Browns London. Ms. Green has held senior executive positions with leading fashion houses such as Paul Smith, Kisa, Omela, and Miss Italy. At Paul Smith, Ms. Green was instrumental in the expansion of key Paul Smith boutiques throughout Europe, North America and Asia.

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