Horiyoshi Worldwide Presents Autumn / Winter 2011-12 Women's Collection at Paris Fashion Week

Mar 01, 2011, 08:30 ET from Horiyoshi Worldwide Inc.

LOS ANGELES, March 1 /PRNewswire/ - Horiyoshi Worldwide Inc. (OTCBB: HHWW) is pleased to announce that Horiyoshi the Third's newly designed Autumn / Winter 2011-12 Women's Collection (the "Collection") will be showcased at Paris Fashion Week from March 3rd - 9th.  The Collection will be based at the prestigious Salon Zelotti located in the Hotel Jolly Lotti - 7 rue de Castiglione, Paris.  The full collection - which includes knitwear, outerwear, leather goods, along with scarves - will be displayed and showcased to buyers and the international fashion media. 

The Paris Women's Week showcases the latest collections from the major design houses and HHWW will be shown among many of these well known designers.  These internationally recognized shows continue to give HHWW an excellent platform to build brand awareness and grow its base of distribution partners. Paris Fashion Week attracts many of the leading media outlets that converge on the City to cover this important event.   

Dawn Green - Commercial Director of HHWW explains, "Building on the strong showing and reception of our collections in New York and Las Vegas, we feel very good about our ability to capture the imaginations of the Paris Women's buyers.  We are offering significantly more products, which is important to our existing and potential distributions partners and gives us greater appeal to the women who choose to wear the Horiyoshi brand."

Robert Forrest - Creative Director of HHWW adds, "We are very proud of our designers and their ability to expand our women's collection through innovative designs and use of color, fit and fabric.  We are confident that this newly designed Autumn/Winter Women's line will resonate with a growing international interest in far eastern design concepts and specifically the art work of Horiyoshi III."

About Horiyoshi Worldwide Inc.

Horiyoshi Worldwide Inc., designs, manufactures, and markets Horiyoshi the Third - a high end 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.

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