Nov 4, 2013
Xcel Brands Inc. has signed an exclusive licensing agreement with The Alexander Doll Company to create a selection of Madame Alexander dolls, doll apparel, and doll accessories under the Isaac Mizrahi New York label. It will consist of both collectible and play dolls: Cissy, the iconic 21-inch couture collectible doll; a 16-inch contemporary fashion collectible doll; and an 18-inch play doll. The collection will debut at the International Toy Fair in New York City in February. The dolls will be sold through specialty and department stores, as well as select websites including www.madamealexander.com.
Xcel Brands Inc. engages in the acquisition, design, licensing, and marketing of consumer brands, incorporating an Omnichannel sales strategy inclusive of interactive media, as well as digital and brick-and-mortar retail. In 2011, the company acquired the Isaac Mizrahi New York brand, and an interest in Liz Claiborne New York, expanding into more than 100 categories for the Isaac Mizrahi brand.
Isaac Mizrahi has been a leader in the fashion industry for almost 30 years. Mizrahi’s designs stand for timeless, cosmopolitan style. Recently, Mizrahi launched the Isaac Mizrahi New York and Isaac Mizrahi Jeans collections, available at better retailers. In 2009, Mizrahi launched his exclusive lifestyle collection, ISAACMIZRAHILIVE!, on QVC. He has developed a TV media presence through his roles on Project Runway All Stars, The Fashion Show, and his own series for both Oxygen and the Style Network.