NEW YORK, Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Robert Graham is pleased to announce today a new partnership with LJP International. This deal marks the entrance of footwear to round out the men's product range of Robert Graham, including sportswear, premium denim, furnishings, accessories and outerwear.
Under an exclusive agreement, LJP International has licensed the rights to manufacture and sell men's and boy's Robert Graham branded footwear. LJP, based in New Jersey, has earned a remarkable reputation for designing, developing and producing quality footwear for all genders and categories. The December 2013 launch will take place in New York at FFANY on December 4th, 2013 featuring Fall '14 designs.
"We are thrilled to partner with LJP International and leverage their ability to make high quality, trendsetting footwear," said Michael Buckley, Chief Executive Officer of Robert Graham. "As we continue to extend our product offering within the world of Robert Graham, we look forward to introducing an exciting collection of unique and innovative footwear to the marketplace."
"We are extremely excited and proud of our partnership with Robert Graham. The brand is about self-expression," said Larry Paparo, President and Chief Executive Officer of LJP International. "This collaboration allows us to incorporate the heritage of the brand with personal touches and influence from Robert. We are certain the results will be well received by our collectors and new consumers as well."
Robert Graham footwear will offer high quality craftsmanship and sophisticated design, along with integrating iconic fabric and trim to reflect the essential characteristics of the brand's American eclectic spirit.
ABOUT ROBERT GRAHAM Robert Graham is 'American Eclectic.' Since its launch in 2001, Robert Graham was created on the premise of introducing sophisticated, eclectic style to the fashion market as an American-based company with an intention of inspiring a global movement. Robert Graham creates four menswear and women's wear collections a year—spring, pre-fall, fall and resort. Robert Graham now operates freestanding stores in locations including Los Angeles'sVenice Beach, Houston, Las Vegas, Boca Raton, Palm Beach Gardens, New York'sLong Island, Short Hills, New Jersey and Bleecker St in New York City. The brand also sells at luxury department stores and boutiques including Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, Saks Fifth Avenue and Bloomingdales nationwide, and Harry Rosen throughout Canada. Robert Graham has retail presence in more than a dozen countries around the world and has showrooms located in New York City, Los Angeles, Dallas, Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, and Dusseldorf. (www.robertgraham.us)