NEW YORK, June 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Joseph Abboud announces the launch of Black Linen, a new men's fragrance inspired by the brand's uncompromising artisanal American craftsmanship and design. The 3.4oz bottle is available at Men's Wearhouse and Joseph Abboud stores nationwide as well as online at www.menswearhouse.com and www.josephabboud.com for $65.
"I'm so pleased to launch Black Linen, just in time for summer," said Joseph Abboud, Chief Creative Director of Tailored Brands Inc. "I absolutely love dressing up for events in the summer in a black linen tuxedo and this fragrance is the perfect finishing touch. It's a clean, airy scent with many textures. I wanted it to be reminiscent of my designs and bring confidence to men wearing it."
Abboud worked closely with Tru Fragrance and Harry Fremont, Master Perfumer of Firmenich, to create the fragrance. Black Linen is a complex fragrance tailored to compliment the refined style and modern edge of the daring American man. Directly inspired by a black linen tuxedo from his Spring 2016 Collection, the fragrance packaging, name and notes all encompass Abboud's romantic, summer aesthetic.
"Black Linen is a clean and distinct fragrance with textural facets that evolve over time," said Fremont. "Grapefruit adds polished, masculine freshness while clary sage captivates the senses with earthy, aromatic undertones. As the fragrance dries down, Haitian vetiver reveals smoky, woody warmth for an intriguing fragrance experience."
For more information about Joseph Abboud, visit www.josephabboud.com.
About Joseph Abboud
Since the age of sixteen, Joseph Abboud has been passionate about fashion. He started his career in menswear at Louis of Boston and later Polo Ralph Lauren. In 1987, Joseph Abboud launched his own eponymous label. Shortly after its debut, Abboud was accorded numerous honors including the distinction of being the only designer to have received the coveted Menswear Designer of the Year twice in a row (1989 & 1990) from the Council of Fashion Designers of America. Other awards and honors include The Cutty Sark Award for Most Promising Menswear Designer in 1988, the first Woolmark Award for Distinguished Fashion in 1989 and again in March of 1993, and Person of the Year award from the American Apparel & Footwear Association in 2016.
Abboud joined Tailored Brands Inc. (NYSE: TLRD) as its Chief Creative Director in December 2012. Abboud was reunited with his namesake brand in August 2013 when Tailored Brands Inc. acquired JA Holding Inc., the parent company of the celebrated American clothing brand, Joseph Abboud. Abboud re-launched his label, reestablishing the brand as a sophisticated modern-American lifestyle collection. The Joseph Abboud designer collection launched in October 2014 on JosephAbboud.com and is now available at the Joseph Abboud Flagship Store in New York City. Follow us on Instagram and Twitter @JosephAbboud and Facebook.
About Tru Fragrance & Beauty
Tru Fragrance & Beauty crafts and globally distributes iconic fragrance and beauty brands that intimately connect with consumers. For over 46 years, Tru has partnered with retailers and brands to capitalize on the enormous category potential. By offering creative and nimble design, sourcing and financing, Tru has helped transform retailers into lifestyle destinations with must-have beauty offerings. Tru's offices in New York and Chicago house design, marketing, finance, quality and distribution resources. Satellite offices in Los Angeles, Dallas, Denver and Boston offer convenience for our clients and a deeper connection to national market trends. For additional information on Tru Fragrance & Beauty, please visit the company's website www.trufragrance.com.
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