March 01, 2005

Fast-growing, young contemporary fashion brand, kenzie, has signed a deal with NY-based Bijou International Corporation. Steven Seidman, chairman of Ingroup Licensing, kenzie's exclusive licensing agent, made the announcement.

kenzie jewelry previewed at the MAGIC show in February; the full line will show at the March accessories market week.

The jewelry line consists of necklaces, brooches, rings, earrings and bracelets.The soft, feminine designs are priced to retail for under 40 dollars.Key looks include three strand necklaces in silver and gold and cameo brooches.

According to Bijou president, Maurice Haber, 'The jewelry line will ship to department and specialty stores in the United States and Canada beginning June 2005."

kenzie is a young contemporary brand parented by Vancouver-based Westcoast Contempo Fashions, Ltd. It is available in better department and specialty stores. kenzie opened their first freestanding store in 2004 and they are opening an additional three to five more stores in 2005.The collection targets the 'twenty something' crowd. kenzie advertises throughout North America in publications such as Elle, Lucky, W, Marie Claire, Elle Girl Harper's Bazaar and Vogue. See the line at

Bijou International Corporation was founded in 1984 and has long since established a strong presence in the fashion accessory industry; they are based in New York.

InGroup Licensing, the exclusive worldwide agent will be licensing accessories, swim, outerwear, home furnishings, children's wear, cosmetics and fragrances. Senior manager of domestic licensing, Lauren Redish, who heads Ingroup's better fashion clients, manages the account.Based in Manhattan, InGroup concentrates on developing lifestyle brands.Clients include Mudd Jeans, mac & jac, Smith & Wollensky, and ElJay. Learn more at