From Home Furnishing Business
Panama Jack Partners with Leather Italia and Accessories Abroad; Launches New Lines for HP Market
2017 by Jane Chero in Accessories, Designer Weekly, High Point, Market, Product
Casual lifestyle brand, Panama Jack, has announced two new licensing agreements and will be launching five new product lines for next month’s High Point Market.
Its latest partners are Leather Italia USA for upholstered leather and fabric furniture, and Accessories Abroad for home décor and lighting. The collections will premiere at Panama Jack’s “Oasis” at Market on Green, space 101, as well as in the showrooms of its new partners.
“Panama Jack continues to expand in innovative, new directions that provide our customers with fun, new ways to experience our relaxed-lifestyle brand,” said CEO Kim Manna. “Both Leather Italia and Accessories Abroad offer products that nicely align with ours in style and spirit and further develop our home collection.”
Leather Italia has created a line of contemporary and traditional upholstered furniture for Panama Jack. Its “Georgetowne Collection” features 20 styles of chairs and sofas, retailing between $1,299 and $1,699, and wood accent pieces. The collection can be seen at 212 East Green Dr., #101.
“There’s a tremendous synergy between the Panama Jack and Leather Italia brands,” said Mike Campbell, CEO and president of Leather Italia. “It’s relevant not only to the products’ launch but also to the products’ development going into the future.”
Accessories Abroad has produced a home décor line for the brand featuring wall décor, tabletop accessories and lighting. The company sources handcrafted pieces from local artisans in India, Vietnam, China and the Philippines, and uses native woods, coral, fiber and other natural materials. Its branded Panama Jack line can be viewed at the IHFC Building in Space G-376 at the market.
“We welcome the opportunity to partner with Panama Jack, one of the most iconic brands in the country,” said Shane Newcombe, vice president of Accessories Abroad. “Panama Jack’s culture embraces a spirit of perpetual youthfulness. Our goal will be to emulate that beach-breezy lifestyle with unique custom designs.”