Nicole Miller Announces Partnership with iApparel for Outerwear Collection Beginning in 2024
Nicole Miller, the global fashion and lifestyle brand, has teamed up with iApparel, a leading New York based outerwear company who has extensive expertise combining the latest fashion with competitive pricing.
The partnership is an essential next step in Nicole Miller’s continued expansion of its portfolio of licensees while developing more strategic wholesale and retail relationships.
The collection will launch in 2024, featuring opulent florals and nouveau prints. Offering a range of products from warm puffers to wool coats, the assortment will have rich colors, innovative novelty fabrics, quilting, as well as sporty and shiny metallic detailing. The outerwear will be available on NicoleMiller.com and better department stores nationwide, with prices ranging from $79.99-$199.99.
“I am thrilled to announce our partnership with Nicole Miller and excited for the launch of the new collection. The core component to our success is our passion and attention to detail, from design to sourcing and, finally, to the customer. Combining Nicole Miller’s iconic design philosophy and modern prints with the quality and practicality iApparel is known for will be a combination for success and will resonate with today’s consumer,” said Sammy Catton, President/CEO of iApparel.
“We are eager to embark on this outerwear journey where fashion meets function. By partnering with iApparel, we will bring comfort, style, and confidence against the elements. The collection will include some of my favorite styles and prints.” said Chief Creative Officer, Nicole Miller.
About Nicole Miller
Nicole Miller launched in 1982 and became well-known in the fashion industry for popularizing the little black dress. For 40 years, the global, eponymous fashion and lifestyle brand has partnered with leading licensees in numerous lifestyle categories, including apparel, footwear, accessories, eyewear, kids, beauty, home, and wine. Gordon Brothers, the global asset experts made a majority investment in the Nicole Miller brand in 2022. Nicole is a Council of Fashion Designers of America Inc. member and has been the recipient of numerous industry awards, such as the Legend of Fashion Award (2006), Fashion Group International Lifetime Achievement Award (2012), and the Visionary Woman Award (2014). She was named Fashion Designer of the Year at Hamptons Fashion Week. In addition, Nicole Miller was named Favorite Women’s Brand by Vision Monday and 20/20 Magazine (2021).
About iApparel Brands LLC
Established in 2007, iApparel Brands LLC has become a market leader in the industry. The founder and president Sammy Catton, has over 30 years of experience spanning design, licensing, marketing and sourcing. iApparel Brands started in the outerwear industry and in a few short years, the company was able to add swimwear, uniforms, workwear and accessories under their wings. Today, iApparel Brands has become one of the premier importers in this hemisphere.
About Gordon Brothers
Since 1903, Gordon Brothers (www.gordonbrothers.com) has helped lenders, management teams, advisors and investors move forward through change. The firm brings a powerful combination of expertise and capital to clients, developing customized solutions on an integrated or standalone basis across four services areas: valuations, dispositions, financing and investment. Whether to fuel growth or facilitate strategic consolidation, Gordon Brothers partners with companies in the retail, commercial and industrial sectors to provide maximum liquidity, put assets to their highest and best use and mitigate liabilities. The firm conducts more than $100 billion worth of dispositions and appraisals annually and provides both short- and long-term capital to clients undergoing transformation. Gordon Brothers lends against and invests in brands, real estate, inventory, receivables, machinery, equipment and other assets, both together and individually, to provide clients liquidity solutions beyond its market-leading disposition and appraisal services. The firm is headquartered in Boston, with over 30 offices across five continents.