Horiyoshi Worldwide Featured in British VOGUE

Mar 15, 2011, 08:30 ET from Horiyoshi Worldwide Inc.

LOS ANGELES, March 15 /PRNewswire/ - Horiyoshi Worldwide, Inc. announces that the Horiyoshi brand has been featured prominently in the April 2011 edition of British Vogue, www.vogue.co.uk. The article is located in the "invogue" section of the magazine and the piece is titled "Doodle Bug - Designers just can't resist the draw of the tattoo". The "invogue" article talks about the romanticism, inspirations and allure of the underlying artistic concepts and includes a direct reference to the tattoo master, Horiyoshi III. The article can be seen at the Horiyoshi website, www.horiyoshi-thethird.com under the news and press sections. 

Vogue is an iconic fashion and life style magazine and has been described by the New York Times as the "the world's most influential fashion magazine". An internationally recognized monthly magazine it sits at the head of the Conde Nast family of media publications. British Vogue receives significant worldwide attention both in print and online.

Robert Forrest, Creative Director of Horiyoshi Worldwide, Inc. had this to say about the British Vogue appearance, "We are very proud to be recognized by such an important publication as a trend setter in the development of our line working with the master, Horiyoshi III. Marketers and retailers in general are targeting a younger audience and fashion is no different. The world of fashion is looking for excitement and through the inflection of Horiyoshi's unique artistic designs and expressions, a growing fascination with the Far East and our connection to the youth culture the Horiyoshi brand is being well positioned for future growth". 

Mitsuo Kojima, CEO of Horiyoshi Worldwide, Inc. added "We are thrilled to be mentioned so prominently in such an iconic fashion publication as British Vogue and as with the Marie Clair article we are very proud to be recognized as a trend setter. Horiyoshi is concentrating on building bridges to the public, retailers and the international fashion industry and we realize it comes together brick by brick. Our focus is on building the Horiyoshi brand and exploring and developing ways to broaden our product line and appeal to the public. Our appearances in such important publications as Vogue and Marie Clair, that touch millions of lives, are invaluable additions along that path". 

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, Marie Claire, Vogue and Style.com.

For more information on Horiyoshi the Third, visit:
www.horiyoshi-thethird.com
www.horiyoshi-worldwide.com
www.facebook.com/pages/Horiyoshi-III/39736791918

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