LICENSING: AHQ ADDS CARLOS FALCHI HANDBAGS

In What's New, Industry News by Lauren Parker

Carlos Falchi HandbagsAHQ, Accessory Headquarters has added a new handbag line to its roster: Carlos Falchi. Under license from Carlos Falchi IP, LLC, the line uses PETA-approved vegan leather materials and will launch Spring 2017.

The new Carlos Falchi handbag collection was created to pay homage to the late Carlos Falchi and expand his legacy to a new generation of handbag enthusiasts, while honoring his loyal customers.

The vast archives of the Carlos Falchi Couture Collection served as inspiration for the AHQ license, offering modern design, signature bold colors, luxurious materials and glamour that remain the cornerstone of the brand.

“We are extremely excited to reintroduce Carlos Falchi Handbags to a new generation of millennials, but at the same time, keep our loyal customers more excited than ever to be able to easily afford a new silhouette that is full of color, light, adventure and romance,” says Abe Chehebar, CEO of Accessory Headquarters. “As the industry continues to look for newness, we feel that the launch of Carlos Falchi Handbags couldn’t have come at a better time as we are ready to provide stylish, yet wearable handbags in Mr. Carlos Falchi’s memory.”

Chehebar is also excited about new vegan leathers, which will enhance the product without elevated cost. “The technology today enables us to work with far superior materials than we have in the past. Today’s vegan materials quality is so close to natural leather skins and tends to have a longer lifespan. While these handbags are animal friendly, it is an exciting venture for us as a company to be able to produce these beautifully made handbags without having any harm to animals.”

AHQ will manufacture, market and distribute Carlos Falchi handbags, which will retail from $78 to $195.

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