Kathy Ireland, chief executive officer of kathy ireland Worldwide, has announced a new collaboration with Royal Footwear & Accessories that will see Ireland join the company as chief designer and create her own footwear line.
In her new role as The RFA Group’s chief designer, Ireland will focus on developing chic and affordable footwear for today’s woman that will include the kathy ireland by The RFA Group line, which will debut in spring 2015.
"Our new relationship with The RFA Group is an exciting extension for our fashion assortment. The agreement began at the Licensing Expo,” says Kathy Ireland, chief executive officer and chief designer, kiWW. “The RFA Group is an extraordinary company, with incredible leadership, design innovation and commitment to excellence in everything we bring to market; it is a great privilege to serve as chief designer for this amazing company. Our private label programs deliver extraordinary margins and our designer collections are unique, individual and competitive. One of our many collections include leading fashion icon, Isaac Mizrahi... truly spectacular."