Tommy BahamaOriental Weavers

Tommy Bahama, the island-inspired lifestyle brand has signed a new licensing agreement with Oriental Weavers to create multiple collections of indoor and outdoor area rugs.  The new rug collections will debut January 9-12 at the Atlanta Merchandise Mart.  This agreement is effective immediately.

“For 20 years Tommy Bahama® has invited everyone to enjoy the island-inspired lifestyle. We are proud to partner with Oriental Weavers, one of the most exclusive indoor and outdoor area rug companies in the world,” said Doug Wood, President and COO of Tommy Bahama. “Their long standing commitment to using high quality materials along with their unique and eclectic coastal design elements makes their collections a great fit for our brand.”

The Tommy Bahama Home rug collections will include rugs made of: wool, jute and other fibers ranging in sizes 2’x3’ to 10’x14’.  Styles will vary from traditional to botanical and coastal inspired designs.  All the rugs will be produced at Oriental Weavers facilities in the U.S., India and Egypt.

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“We are thrilled to have the exclusive area rug partnership with Tommy Bahama, one of the most sought after and respected consumer brands in today’s marketplace,” said Jonathan Witt, vice-president of Oriental Weavers. “As the largest manufacturer of outdoor rugs, it was obvious for us to partner with the popular lifestyle brand. Of course we have tremendous plans for the indoor line as well which includes multiple constructions and special styles, including natural fiber hand-knotted selections. Tommy Bahama’s consumer brand recognition coupled with our unparalleled rug design and manufacturing capabilities is sure to be a home run for our retail partners. We expect a long and successful partnership with Tommy Bahama and are excited to debut the extensive line at the markets in January.”

The Tommy Bahama Home rug collection will be available to consumers through specialty flooring and furniture stores as well as select catalogs in Spring 2014.

 

About Tommy Bahama

Tommy Bahama is part of Tommy Bahama Group, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Oxford Industries, Inc. (NYSE:OXM).  Established in August 1992, with corporate headquarters in Seattle, Tommy Bahama is an island-inspired lifestyle brand that defines relaxed, sophisticated style in men’s and women’s sportswear, swimwear, accessories, footwear and a complete home furnishings collection. The company owns and operates over 130 Tommy Bahama locations worldwide, 14 of which offer a Tommy Bahama restaurant & bar.  Through a partnership with Border Free global ecommerce, TommyBahama.com ships merchandise directly to consumers in over 100 countries. Tommy Bahama products are also available at the finest U.S. retailers, including Nordstrom and other specialty retailers. Additional stores will be opening this year.

For more information, please visit www.tommybahama.com.

About Oriental Weavers

Known around the globe for its fashion-forward designs and cutting edge technology, Oriental Weavers is a leading flooring manufacturer specializing in area rugs and hospitality carpeting. The vertically integrated company has delivered products synonymous with high-fashion, quality and value for more than 40 years. OW and OW Hospitality’s parent company, Oriental Weavers Group, is a multi-national collection of companies with manufacturing facilities worldwide. For more information on OW’s product assortment, visit www.owrugs.com and for more information on OWH’s carpet offerings, visit www.owhospitality.com.

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