NEW YORK, June 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Annual International Licensing Industry Merchandisers' Association (LIMA) announced Antebi Footwear Group as a contender for the Best Celebrity Licensee of the Year in the Soft Goods category for Paris Hilton Footwear. Each year these prestigious awards are given to the brands that demonstrate outstanding creativity and performance.
"We are incredibly proud to be nominated for this esteemed award and honored to be amongst Fortune 500 nominees such as Coca Cola, Disney and Nike," said Joseph Antebi, CEO of Antebi Footwear Group. "We work hard to ensure the collection is always on-trend, flirty and mirrors Paris' style sensibility while remaining affordable."
"The nomination is a reflection of the strong relationship that Antebi Footwear Group and I share. We have always collaborated to bring the best trends fashion has to offer to consumers while staying true to my personal style," states Paris Hilton. "We are overjoyed that our partnership has been recognized and can't wait to continue expanding the brand."
"Antebi have consistently demonstrated their ability to translate Paris Hilton's unique design DNA into fashionable, high quality footwear. Paris' status as one of the world's leading celebrity fashion brands is reflected in the fantastic results they have achieved with their Paris Hilton footwear collection. We are thrilled that Antebi have been nominated for a prestigious LIMA award in recognition of their commitment to the Paris Hilton licensing programme." Ciaran Coyle, Manager Director International, Beanstalk.
The LIMA Awards will be announced on June 12th at the LIMA Awards Ceremony in the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.
About Paris Hilton Footwear
Paris Hilton Footwear is a full range of women's footwear that emulates the style sense of Paris Hilton in fun, on-trend styles that is affordable and comfortable. Each shoe features a comfort pad sewn into the inner sole, making every step like walking on air. In a nod to Paris' favorite color, shoe has a signature pink sole—light pink for spring and summer; hot pink for fall and winter. The packaging is stylish and environmentally conscious—each box is composed of recycled materials and has convenient handles built right in, thereby eliminating the need for shopping bags and reducing waste. The Paris Hilton Footwear Collection is available at Von Maur, Heels.com, Zappos.com, Macys.com, and Shoes.com. Available in sizes five through eleven, suggested retail prices range from $59 to $195.
About Antebi Footwear Group, LLC
Founded by Chairman Joseph Antebi in 2007, Antebi Footwear Group, LLC holds the license to manufacture and distribute footwear for Paris Hilton and David Tutera. With distribution networks in twenty-six countries, the Brooklyn, NY, based company has offices in Brooklyn, NY; Manhattan, NY; Miami, Florida; Mexico City, Mexico; and Guangzhou, China. The company's retailer portfolio includes, but is not limited to: Macy's (Macys.com), Von Maur (VonMaur.com), Heels.com, Shoes.com and Zappos.com. For more information, please contact [email protected].
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