Atlanta – Jewel Branding & Licensing’s expanding roster of lifestyle brand partners is creating new opportunities for home textiles purveyors. Several new and recent additions to Jewel’s portfolio include: Aimee Kestenberg, CatCoq, Corey Paige Designs, CreativeIngrid, Katya Rozz and Plum Pretty Sugar. Jewel will formally introduce the new brand partners at Licensing Expo 2019, scheduled June 4-6, at the Las Vegas Mandalay Bay Convention Center.
All are seeking licensees in home textiles, Greg Wyman, retail brand development for Jewel, told HTT.
Aimee Kestenberg is a fashion and lifestyle brand rooted in designer handbags and fashion accessories for the modern woman. Following its launch in 2013, the brand gained a loyal following at national and international retail and on QVC, where the brand has been a top performer in the fashion accessories category. The brand is looking to expand into all home textiles and decor categories.
CatCoq is a design and artist influencer brand founded by traveling artist Cat Coquillette. She has had successful collaborations with Urban Outfitters, FabFitFun, and Brit + Co and has been featured in Teen Vogue, Good Housekeeping and The Ellen Show. The brand is looking to expand into all home textiles and decor categories.
Corey Paige Designs is a New York-based artist and influencer with a youthful and expressive style that combines bright and colorful imagery, icons, patterns and words. The brand particularly suits tweens and teens, with its popular themes surrounding fashion, travel and school spirit. The brand is looking to expand into all home textiles and decor categories.
CreativeIngrid, aka Ingrid Sanchez, is a Mexican designer and influencer based in London. She is known for her colorful watercolors inspired by nature as well as her vibrant and energetic brushstrokes. She shares her colorful world with her 68,000 followers on Instagram. The brand is looking to expand into all home textiles and decor categories.
Katya Rozz is an Israel-based surface pattern designer and illustrator who draws her inspiration from nature with tropical, botanical and animal shapes. Her bold and detailed designs are relayed in a variety of mediums, including pencil, ink, watercolors and acrylics. She has 12,500 followers in Instagram. The brand is looking to expand into all home textiles and decor categories.
Plum Pretty Sugar is recognizable for its West Coast style, modern and feminine prints as well as its laid back, fresh and confident approach. Founded in 2009 by Charlotte Hale, the brand is a trend influencer among Millennials and Gens X and Z women. Retailers include PlumPrettySugar.com, Nordstrom, BHLDN, Amazon and specialty boutiques. The brand is looking to expand into area and accent rugs.
Other Jewel lifestyle brand partners seeking home textiles licensees at Licensing Expo 2019 include:
• Car Pintos, Buenos Aires, Argentina-based artist and graphic designer with 80,000+ followers on social media, for home textiles and home décor
• EttaVee, based on artist and social media influencer Jessi Raulet’s distinct hand-painted, colorful and bold designs, for all home textiles categories
• Finlayson, the Scandinavian heritage brand and 200-year-old retailer of Nordic design, for home textiles and decor
• Heirloomed, a, old-and-new inspired home and lifestyle brand founded by Ashley Schoenith and with a social media following selling into 1,500+ independent retailers throughout the U.S., for home textiles and décor
• Lily & Val, hand-lettering designer, for kitchen textiles
• New York Botanical Garden, the United States’ largest botanical garden and national landmark with an archive of designs that date back to the 12th Century, for area and accent rugs • Nikki Chu, celebrity designer, for fabric and bath textiles
• Rongrong DeVoe, fashion illustrator and influencer with over 140,000 social media followers worldwide, for all home textiles categories (except table linens)
Jewel Branding & Licensing will be located in Booth J88 at Licensing Expo 2019. It will host special “Live Painting” events from 2 to 3 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday with Rongrong DeVoe.