Kellwood Holding LLC Acquires Parker

July 25, 2014 • Fashion Blog, Fashion News

Parker Dress, Kellwood Holding LLC

Kellwood Holding LLC, parent company of Kellwood Co., has acquired the contemporary clothing label Parker. The six year old brand is headed by: Howard Highman, chief executive officer; Laurieanne Gilner, lead designer; and Derek Farrar, production head. Parker is carried by retailers such as: Bloomingdale’s, Saks Fifth Avenue, Neiman Marcus and Nordstrom. The collection focuses on dresses, tops, bottoms, jackets, jumpers and rompers at a sweet spot of $298 retail. Expansion of the brand could include a more casual side including denim, footwear, swimwear, intimate apparel and handbags.

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Source: WWD

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