Iconix Brand Group, Inc. Partners London Fog With New Handbag Licensee
Iconix Brand Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ICON) has enlisted Accessory Headquarters (AHQ) as the new handbag licensee in the United States, United Kingdom and United Arab Emirates, for London Fog, the heritage lifestyle brand known for its outerwear and raincoats. AHQ will design, manufacture and distribute London Fog handbags under the new three-year licensing agreement. The first London Fog handbag collection from AHQ is expected to debut at retail for the Holiday 2019 season.
“London Fog is an iconic American brand and a great addition to our portfolio,” said Abe Chehebar, chief executive officer of Accessory Headquarters. “We’re excited to work with Iconix Brand Group to further develop the London Fog handbag business.”
“We chose to partner London Fog with Accessory Headquarters because of their deep expertise and capabilities in the handbag category,” said Bob Galvin, chief executive officer and president at Iconix Brand Group, Inc. “We look forward to collaborating with Accessory Headquarters on growing London Fog’s handbag offering.”
London Fog’s current retail distribution includes Nordstrom, Macy’s and Belk, among others. In addition to handbags, other key product categories for the brand include outerwear, luggage, footwear and umbrellas. Earlier this year, the brand introduced a collaboration with designer Jeremy Scott, whose designs fuse references from pop culture, high fashion and streetwear. The London Fog x Jeremy Scott capsule collection features Scott’s bold and edgy twist on classic London Fog pieces across multiple categories.
London Fog is one of almost 30 consumer brands owned by Iconix Brand Group, Inc. The brand management company owns, licenses and markets its brands through a network of leading retailers and manufacturers that touch every major segment of retail distribution in both the U.S. and worldwide.
About London Fog
London Fog, owned by Iconix Brand Group, is one of the most iconic and established American fashion brands. For almost 100 years, it has embodied a classic metropolitan appeal from work wear to weekend dressing. Today London Fog remains as smart and timeless as the raincoat that made its name. With a modern-classic sensibility and an expanded line, it’s the perfect fit for a fast-moving world with an evolved sense of style. The London Fog mission is to outfit and adapt with the ever-changing modern lifestyle, weathering every season and situation with men and women who value savvy, refined style.
For more information, please visit Londonfog.com.
About Accessory Headquarters
Accessory Headquarters (AHQ) is a privately-held company specializing in the design, development, manufacturing and marketing of premier brand and private label handbags and accessories. AHQ provides exceptional handbags across all distribution channels from the most elite department stores and boutiques, to mid-tier and mass retailers. With in-house design and merchandising talent as well as sourcing and production capabilities, AHQ is a leading industry resource with a brand portfolio including London Fog, BCBG, Christian Lacroix, Hayden Harnett, Bruno Magli and GO!SAC.