Gazal Announces Pierre Cardin License

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4th August 2010, 12:04pm - Views: 5034
Gazal Apparel Pty Limited Announces License Agreement With Pierre Cardin

Gazal Apparel Pty Limited announced today that it has signed a licensing agreement with S.A.R.L. De Gestion Pierre Cardin to distribute the Pierre Cardin brand for men's tailored outerwear in both Australia and New Zealand. This is a three year agreement starting in January 2011.

"We are very excited to have the opportunity of working with Pierre Cardin and continuing his Vision of affordable, quality designer fashion for the man and woman in the street" says Michael Gazal, Managing Director . "Pierre Cardin holds an enviable share of the premium men's fashion suit market and Gazal will be seeking to build on that strength with an expanded fashion offer leveraging our existing core strengths in the tailored category, "says Gazal.

"Pierre Cardin remains one of the best known fashion brands in the world today and we are thrilled to partner with Gazal Apparel Pty Limited one of Australia's' leading apparel groups", Mr Alexander Pearce, Managing Agent, Pierre Cardin Australasia, said today.
"The partnership will allow the Pierre Cardin brand to reach its full potential in both Australia and New Zealand. We are looking forward to a long and mutually beneficial partnership".
The House of Cardin is celebrating it's 60th anniversary this year.

Mr Cardin having worked with Christian Dior and Elsa Schiaparelli in Paris opened his namesake couture house in 1950 capturing world attention with his architecturally inspired futuristic fashions. Pierre Cardin was the first French designer to challenge London's Saville Row by revolutionizing how the world looked at menswear. His menswear line was launched in 1958 and he defined a new criteria of comfort and elegance with his innovative collection which gathered worldwide praise.
Pierre Cardin was the first to create the Beatles Suit, the Bubble Dress and Pagoda Shoulders for men's tailored outerwear among many other innovative designs.
His vision of fashion has always moved with the times and he fervently believes
" I am my biggest success".

This October the House of Cardin will receive the Fashion Group International Board of Director's Legend Award for extraordinary innovation in the world of couture, fashion, and perfume.

For further information, please contact:
Dianne Taylor
[email protected]
61 2 9316 2864

Justine Violante
[email protected]
61 2 93162842

Notes to Editors:
Gazal is one of the largest publicly listed branded apparel companies in Australia. Based in Sydney and listed on the Australian Stock Exchange, the company specialises in developing and building national and international brands in the apparel and fashion accessories industry. Gazal is a leading apparel supplier of casual wear, men's business shirts, intimate apparel and school wear sold under brand names including: Trent Nathan, Van Heusen, Calvin Klein, Lovable, Crystelle, Body Nancy Ganz, Bisley, Midford, Davenport, Bracks, Fred Bracks and Paramount.

SOURCE: Gazal Apparel

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