NEW YORK, May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Century 21 Department Store announces that Emmy award winning costume designer and celebrity stylist Eric Daman has joined the brand as an ambassador and spokesperson for the summer season. As a fashion insider Daman will offer consumers his expert tips, product picks and styling insight via the retailer's e-commerce site and social media platforms through the month of August.
"We are thrilled to have Eric join the Century 21 family as a spokesperson for the brand this season," said Aliza Perruzzi, Century 21 Department Store Director of Marketing. "As we continue our commitment to evolve and create the best possible shopping experience, we felt it was important to provide the customer with an approachable guide dedicated to the latest in style. Eric's amazing energy and unique styling insight align perfectly with our vision."
"I have been shopping at Century 21 for over 10 years. It is a classic NYC shopping destination must!" said Eric Daman, Costume Designer. "It is an honor to partner with them at such an exciting point in their evolution. From the recent renovations to the extended locations, Century 21's growth and continued commitment to their customer is an experience I am proud to be a part of."
Century 21 first launched their guest stylist series this past fall with celebrity stylist and television personality George Kotsiopoulos. The retailer will look to Daman's global styling and design background to further elevate the shopping experience and engage their customers in a fresh and unique way.
About Century 21 Department Store: Century 21 Department Store, established in 1961, is legendary for its exceptional offering of pure designer merchandise in every category at 40-65% off retail every day. A leader in high-end fashion retail for over 50 years, Century 21 Department Store offers men's, women's and children's apparel, footwear, outerwear, lingerie and accessories along with cosmetics and home goods at select stores. The retailer is headquartered in Downtown Manhattan, with other locations in Brooklyn, Paramus, Morristown, Long Island, Queens, Lincoln Square Manhattan and now Jersey Gardens as well as online at C21Stores.com.
About Eric Daman: Eric Daman is an Emmy® Award winning costume designer, fashion stylist, author and fashion and jewelry designer. Daman is the costume designer of CW "The Carrie Diaries," prequel to "Sex and the City," and previously held the position of costume designer for CW hit series "Gossip Girl." Previously, Daman assisted Patricia Field as costume designer on "Sex and the City" from 1999 – 2001, during which time they were awarded with the Primetime Emmy® for Outstanding Costumes for a Television Series. Daman has collaborated with top brands including Swarovski, Charlotte Russe, and DKNY, and released his first book, You Know You Want It: Style – Inspiration – Confidence. Daman's work on and off-screen has been lauded in leading fashion and lifestyle publications. Daman has appeared on "E! News" and "The Rachael Ray Show," and served as a guest judge on "America's Next Top Model" and "Project Runway All-Stars."
SOURCE Century 21 Department Store