Textiles

Iconix Licenses Charisma to Next Creations

Iconix Licenses Charisma to Next Creations

NEW YORK–Iconix Brand Group has entered into a license agreement with Next Creations for a line of Charisma home textiles. The products under the agreement include coordinated fashion bedding, towels, bath rugs, shower curtains, bath accessories and window treatments. A joint statement from the two firms said Charisma is noted for designs of “understated eleganceMore »

Phillips-Van Heusen Buys Tommy Hilfiger

Phillips-Van Heusen Buys Tommy Hilfiger

NEW YORK–Phillips-Van Heusen said yesterday that it willpurchase Tommy Hilfiger for about $3 billion in cash and stock. Phillips- Van Heusen already owns Calvin Klein, Izod and Arrow. Revman International has the Tommy Hilfiger license for the soft home business.

Springs, Waterworks Partner on License for Bath Products

Springs, Waterworks Partner on License for Bath Products

NEW YORK–Springs Global and Waterworks have entered into a license agreement through which Springs will offer bathroom textiles under the Waterworks brand. The debut collection will include towels, bathrobes, shower curtains and bath accessories, according to a joint statement from the two companies. This collection is slated to launch at retailers in September. Its designMore »

Madonna, Iconix Team for License

Madonna, Iconix Team for License

NEW YORK–MG Icon, a newly formed joint venture between Iconix Brand Group and Madonna, announced its first direct-to-retail license agreement with Macy’s for the Material Girl fashion collection. Targeting juniors, the back-to-school apparel collection will launch in August. The strategy for growth will include additional categories in the lifestyle and beauty sectors, including fragrance inMore »

Victoria’s Classics Offers HGTV, Pella Licensed Collections

Victoria’s Classics Offers HGTV, Pella Licensed Collections

NEW YORK-Victoria’s Classics is introducing two licensed lines under recent agreements it has reached with HGTV and Pella, the window manufacturer. The HGTV collection includes fashion bedding and window treatments. Among the products offered in the line are coverlets, comforters, bedspreads, duvets, sheets, shams, decorative pillows, draperies and curtains, window panels, sheers and valances. IncludedMore »

PrimaLoft Forms License Agreements With Downlite and The Company Store

PrimaLoft Forms License Agreements With Downlite and The Company Store

ALBANY, N.Y.-PrimaLoft has reached agreements with both Downlite and The Company Store to sell bedding products made with the down-alternative fill. Both collections include comforters, blankets, mattress toppers and bed pillows. Under the terms of the agreement, PrimaLoft has the right to oversee quality control for all of the products that carry its name. InMore »

United Feather Partners With Portico on Basic-Bedding Line

United Feather Partners With Portico on Basic-Bedding Line

NEW YORK-United Feather & Down has reached an agreement with Portico Home + Spa on a collection of environmentally friendly bedding products. The new line is being launched at this week’s New York Home Fashions Market. It includes side, back and stomach pillows; a traditional bed pillow; a comforter; and a mattress pad. The productsMore »

The Fabric of Hope

The Fabric of Hope

By David Gill With the New York Home Fashions Market set to go, manufacturers of home textiles feel that they have some reason to be optimistic about business this year. The showroom market is taking place as 2010’s first quarter comes to a close. During the first quarter, there were signs that this year wouldMore »