Horiyoshi Worldwide Featured in Fashion Magazine, Marie Claire, UK

Mar 10, 2011, 09:00 ET from Horiyoshi Worldwide Inc.

LOS ANGELES, March 10 /PRNewswire/ - Horiyoshi Worldwide, Inc. announces that the Horiyoshi brand has been recognized as part of a feature article in the March 2011 edition of Marie Claire Magazine UK www.marieclaire.co.uk. The "On Location" travel series article is authored by Holly Welch and features a fashion shoot titled "On Location Miami".  The Horiyoshi signature scarf is displayed as part of the shoot.   The article can be seen at the Horiyoshi website, www.horiyoshi-thethird.com under both the news and press sections.      

Marie Claire is an internationally recognized monthly women's magazine that focuses on women around the world and covers health , beauty and fashion topics.  The UK addition receives worldwide attention both in print and online.     

Dawn Green, Commercial Director of Horiyoshi Worldwide, Inc. had this to say about the magazine appearance, "We are always elated when we appear in such prestigious fashion publications such as Marie Claire.  It means our clothes are being recognized by the people who know and set the trends in the fashion world.  We work hard to promote our lines and this demonstrates that interest in the Horiyoshi brand continues to grow."

Mitsuo Kojima, CEO of Horiyoshi Worldwide, Inc. added "This is a much welcomed part of our strategy to introduce the Horiyoshi brand to the fashion world and consumers.  The process begins with the design and manufacture of our clothes and then we introduce our lines at shows, boutiques and in our studios.  Subsequently, it is very gratifying to be recognized by fashion publications that touch millions of lives.  Finally, we position the brand with the type of retail outlets that reach the particular target audience for that line.  We understand how important every aspect of this process is and will focus on supporting our organization and our partners to succeed."  

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:

www.horiyoshi-thethird.com
www.horiyoshi-worldwide.com
www.facebook.com/pages/Horiyoshi-III/39736791918

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