LOS ANGELES, April 14 /PRNewswire/ - Horiyoshi Worldwide, Inc. (OTCBB: HHWW) is pleased to announce that the Horiyoshi brand has been recognized by Candy Washington of FASHIONEDITS http://fashionedits.com/blog/2011/03/designers-agents-breakout-star-horiyoshi-the-third/ as the "Breakout Star" of the Designers and Agents (D&A) show held in New York City from February 19-21, 2011. As announced on February 18th, 2010 HHWW was a participant at this venue along with hundreds of other designers who traveled to New York City to display their products. As Ms. Washington herself explained "I literally stopped in my fashion tracks when I came across this booth". She went on to say that "What makes this brand truly unique is that every piece seems as though it was hand-painted, or inked, just for you". The article can also be seen on the Horiyoshi Worldwide, Inc. website, under News at www.horiyoshi-thethird.com.
Fashion Edits is an informational fashion industry networking service solely devoted to connecting retailers with vendors in real time, across the globe. Targeting both established and emerging boutiques and designers, Fashion Edits links retail outlets to a comprehensive directory of the finest showrooms, trade show information and industry news. The Fashion Edits link can be found at www.fashionedits.com.
Designers & Agents is an international alternative marketplace for innovative collections and thousands of retailers who define the cutting edge in fashion and lifestyle. D & A identifies emerging talent and creates an intimate environment that fosters relationships between designers and buyers. D&A's Fall show in New York typically attracts 3,000 retail and media visitors. The D&A link can be found at www.designersandagents.com. Dawn Green, Commercial Director of Horiyoshi Worldwide, Inc. had this to say about the Fashion Edits piece "We are always very happy to be recognized like this. There were over 200 presenters at the show and we are grateful to be singled out as one of the best. It means our clothes are being recognized by the people who know and set the trends in the fashion industry. This demonstrates that interest in the Horiyoshi brand continues to grow."
About Horiyoshi Worldwide Inc.
Horiyoshi Worldwide Inc., designs, manufactures, and markets Horiyoshi the Third - a luxury clothing and accessories product line based on the artistry of World renowned Japanese Tattoo Artist, Yoshihito Nakano (Horiyoshi III). The Company is rapidly expanding its distribution platform and its products are being marketed worldwide. The Horiyoshi the Third Collection has been featured in leading fashion publications such as the New York Times, International Herald Tribune, the Los Angeles Times, Anotherman Magazine, Vogue and Style.com. For more information on Horiyoshi the Third, visit:
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