Home / Knowledge / News / Fashion / Fashion Accessories First buys Catherine Stein Design

Fashion Accessories First buys Catherine Stein Design

25
Nov '08
Fashion Accessories First Inc (FAF), one of the leading suppliers of fashion jewelry and accessories to retailers worldwide, announced that it has acquired Manhattan-based Catherine Stein Design, which designs and markets fashion jewelry.

The acquisition, terms of which were not disclosed, will enable FAF to expand its product offering and increase the production capability of Catherine Stein Design to take its brands into new markets.

"This move combines the unique strengths of each company, and will create new opportunities to serve the growing fashion jewelry market," said FAF President Arthur F. Fiorenzano.

"Catherine Stein's 30 plus years as a player in the heart of the New York fashion district combined with our more than 30 years as an innovator in jewelry manufacturing will mean more options for retailers."

Both companies will continue to operate under their respective names. The combined organization will number more than 130 employees in Rhode Island and New York.

"Over the last two decades we have invested heavily in technology, quality control/testing, as well as our supply chain," Fiorenzano said. "We hope to bring these state-of-the-art resources to Catherine Stein Design to help them grow with their current customers and take advantage of new opportunities."

FAF sells costume jewelry and accessories under a variety of licensed and private label brands. Catherine Stein Design produces two successful product lines. They include the Catherine Stein Design line of costume jewelry and the Stein & Blye line, upscale jewelry made with semiprecious stones and gold/silver accents.

Catherine Stein, Marsha Blye, and Sharon Goldberg, partners of Catherine Stein Design, will continue to design, manage, and market products for the company.

Established in 1971 as a boutique resource, Catherine Stein Design grew since then into a leading trend jewelry brand. It operates a 10,000-square-foot showroom at 38th Street in Manhattan.

Fashion Accessories First Inc (www.faf.com), founded in 1975 and based in Greenville, manufactures and distributes a wide range of costume jewelry and personal accessories to major retailers. FAF is committed to ensuring that all of its products are made in safe working environments and meet all U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission requirements.

Fashion Accessories First Inc


Interviews View All

Ghanshyam Ghoghari, Kimora Fashion

Ghanshyam Ghoghari
Kimora Fashion

Bridalwear is not about reds and whites anymore

Top executives, Fashion houses, India

Top executives
Fashion houses, India

With technology, it has become easier to ensure IPR

Sachin Sharma, Gem Enviro Management Pvt Ltd

Sachin Sharma
Gem Enviro Management Pvt Ltd

There are no significant differences between virgin yarn and PET recycled...

Iacopo Pardini,

Iacopo Pardini

Founded in 1953, Italian engineering company Arioli Spa started...

Xavier Martinez,

Xavier Martinez

CADT Software & Drafting was founded in Spain in 1987 by Josep...

Abhishek Dhanuka,

Abhishek Dhanuka

Vyom International Pvt Ltd, established in 2002, is one of Surat's leading ...

Ashok Desai, Bombay Textile Research Association

Ashok Desai
Bombay Textile Research Association

Bombay Textile Research Association (BTRA) is a leading name in textile...

Razvan Popescu, Directa Plus SpA

Razvan Popescu
Directa Plus SpA

Directa Plus is one of the largest producers and suppliers worldwide of...

Isabel Herranz, European School of Business & innovation

Isabel Herranz
European School of Business & innovation

Cutting-edge ideas like the Internet of Things and artificial intelligence ...

Nisha Chanda, Whistling Woods International School of Fashion

Nisha Chanda
Whistling Woods International School of Fashion

<div>A lack of upgraded courses in costume designing and fashion as per...

Jay Ramrakhiani, Occasions Elegance Wear

Jay Ramrakhiani
Occasions Elegance Wear

It is believed that by early 19th century, Varanasi weavers had moved away ...

Varsha Wadhwa, VW

Varsha Wadhwa
VW

Coming from a family that ran a business of jute and linen mills since...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

Leave your Comments


October 2019

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Follow us on instagram

Follow

Follow Fibre2Fashion On


Advanced Search