New York, NY, October 20, 2011 — TPR Holdings announced today that it has signed a worldwide fragrance license with Nicole Richie.
Brian Robinson, TPR president, said, “We believe Nicole to be the ideal person to collaborate with in creating a fragrance. Her fashion sense transcends traditional boundaries and her grounded personality makes her a relatable woman. Nicole Richie, the trendsetter, businesswoman, mother and wife, will be the inspiration behind this signature scent.”
“I’ve always aspired to launch a fragrance of my own, one that reflects a classic yet eclectic vibe,” says Richie. Richie is widely known for her outstanding fashion sense and will be integral in the creation of her first signature scent, saying “I feel that TPR and I are going to be perfect partners in a creating a timeless fragrance for the modern woman.”
Nicole is the Creative Director of a global fashion business that consists of the clothing and accessory lines, Winter Kate and House of Harlow 1960. Since inception in 2009, the collections have received rave reviews and tremendous celebrity following. Both brands are in over 500 doors globally including specialty stores, Nordstrom, Bergdorf Goodman and Neiman Marcus. The addition of this fragrance will contribute to the Nicole Richie empire as a lifestyle brand.
ABOUT NICOLE RICHIE
Nicole Richie is a sensation on many fronts, from Creative Director of a global fashion business, to philanthropist, author and television personality.
In 2006, Richie’s semi-autobiographical novel, The Truth About Diamonds reached The New York Times Best-Seller List. Her second novel, Priceless, continues to be a global favorite and she’s currently working on her third novel. In 2008 Richie, along with her husband Joel Madden, co-founded The Richie Madden Children’s Foundation, which provides assistance to those in need and seeks to raise awareness of systemic issues as they impact disadvantaged children in the United States and around the world. In addition, she sits on the board of the Environmental Media Association and was honored by A Place Called Home for her philanthropic efforts. In 2010, she won “Entrepreneur of the Year” at the Glamour Women of the Year Awards. Nicole Richie will be a mentor on “Fashion Star,” a new reality competition show coming to NBC in early 2012. Nicole will guide aspiring designers who hope to become the next big brand in fashion, as H&M Macy’s and Saks Fifth Avenue bid on the designers’ new collections.
ABOUT TPR HOLDINGS LLC
TPR Holdings LLC (TPR) is a NYC based investor and operator in the consumer products industry. TPR’s target investments include scalable mass and prestige opportunities in health, wellness, beauty and fragrance categories. TPR has also provided transition services for large consumer products companies including Shiseido Cosmetics and Procter & Gamble. TPR principals have founded and developed such international brands as ZIRH Men’s Skincare, John Varvatos Fragrances and French Connection Beauty. TPR owns oral care brand Sweet Breath and fragrance oil house, Trilogy. TPR recently acquired Freeze 24/7 Skin Care, Oscar Blandi Hair Care and Reem Acra Fragrance. For more information please visit www.tprholdings.com.