CENTRIC AND AUTHENTIC ANNOUNCE ACCESSORIES PARTNERSHIP FOR VINCE

Centric leverages its contemporary and luxury expertise to further grow the Vince brand.

May 2, 2024

Centric Brands today announced a licensing agreement with Authentic Brands Group (Authentic), a global brand development, marketing and entertainment platform, for Vince. Centric Brands, which recently announced the addition of Jennifer Fisher jewelry to its portfolio, will design, manufacture and distribute Vince branded handbags, small leather goods, and belts for men and women.

“Vince is an incredible brand that has a tremendous opportunity to expand in the accessories category through Centric’s expertise in design, sourcing, and marketing. We look forward to building upon the brand DNA and creating a meaningful business,” said Jarrod Kahn, Group President, Accessories, Centric Brands.

With a long-standing partnership across several brands, including Frye, Hervé Léger, Izod, Quiksilver, Billabong, Roxy and now Vince, Authentic and Centric Brands share a strategic vision for driving growth.

“Centric Brands has consistently demonstrated its ability to translate brand identity into high-quality products that resonate with consumers,” said Jarrod Weber, Group President Lifestyle, Chief Brand Officer at Authentic. “Building on our partnership, we are pleased to offer accessories that embody the essence of Vince – sophistication and style.”

The belts, bags, and small leather goods will range from $125-$225 and handbags from $250-$595. The product assortment will be available at department stores, specialty retailers as well as e-commerce sites.

Read the full press release, here.