LOS ANGELES, June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Pan Am and lifestyle brand Paul Frank are collaborating to create a limited edition series of Pan Am's iconic, travel-inspired bags featuring Paul Frank characters and special edition linings.
"We could not be more excited to collaborate with Paul Frank's creative team on these bags. They have always been a brand that represents iconic style with an aesthetic inspired by a simpler time. Julius and the other whimsical Paul Frank characters are a perfect fit for this series to help these bags appeal to a broad and stylish audience of both children and adults alike," said Brice Cooper, Pan Am Creative Director.
The Paul Frank-Pan Am limited edition bags are expected to hit the market in time for the 2012-13 holiday season and will be available at PanAm.com and specialized retailers as well as Paul Frank online and retail locations.
"The Paul Frank brand is so versatile and appeals to broad audience that partnering with Pan Am made perfect sense – two iconic brands coming together to deliver fashionable bags that everyone will want!" said Elie Dekel, President, Saban Brands.
With more than 80 years of heritage, Pan Am is one of the most recognized brands in the world and lives on today as a premier lifestyle brand and accessories manufacturer as well as licensor of official Pan Am products.
About Pan Am
With over 80 years of heritage, Pan Am is one of the most recognized brands in the world and lives on today as a premier lifestyle brand and accessories manufacturer as well as licensor of official Pan Am products and services based in Dover, NH. In addition to their full line of travel inspired fashion accessories and handbags, Pan Am is currently working with licensees across the globe to continue producing products and services that best represent the Pan Am principals of quality and ingenuity in the market place. From Fashion to Chocolate, the Sky has never been the limit. For more information visit www.PanAm.com.
About Paul Frank
Acquired in 2010 by Saban Brands, Paul Frank began in 1997 as an independent accessories company in a Southern California beach town. The brand has steadily grown to become a globally recognized, iconic brand that features artistic and entertaining designs inspired by a love of avant-garde, modern influences and everyday objects. By creating relationships through exciting collaborations and strategic licensing partnerships, Paul Frank merchandise includes apparel and accessories for all ages, books, stationery, eyewear, home décor, bicycles and more. Paul Frank products are available at world-renowned retailers including Nordstrom, Bloomingdales, Macy's, Target, Colette, Selfridges, Beams and flagship Paul Frank store locations. To see what's new and exciting at Paul Frank, visit www.paulfrank.com.
About Saban Brands
Formed in 2010 as a subsidiary of Saban Capital Group, Saban Brands (SB) was established to acquire and develop a world-class portfolio of properties and capitalize on the company's experience, track record and capabilities in growing and monetizing consumer brands. SB applies a strategic transmedia management approach to enhancing and extending its brands in markets worldwide and to consumers of all ages. The company provides full-service management, marketing, promotion and strategic business development for its intellectual properties including comprehensive strategies unique to each brand, trademark and copyright management and enforcement, creative design, retail development, direct-to-consumer initiatives and specialized property extensions. SB is led by a superior management team with decades of experience in media, content creation, branding, licensing, marketing and finance. For more information, visit www.sabanbrands.com.
SOURCE Saban Brands