Fashion Visionary Fern Mallis Joins HSN To Debut Exclusive Jewelry Collection
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Sept. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Multichannel retailer HSN welcomes fashion industry titan and international fashion consultant, Fern Mallis to its impressive roster of fashion authorities with the debut of FERN FINDS:, an eclectic mix of globally inspired jewelry.
Debuting October 10, during HSN’s Insider New York event, the 22-piece assortment features various statement pieces including a show-stopping layered necklace with matching cuff, embellished bangles, chunky necklaces and gem encrusted rings and earrings from $35.00 to $139.00.
“I’m really looking forward to working with HSN – sharing my travels and discoveries with a new audience, and nurturing and growing the FERN FINDS: brand.”
Mallis is currently president of her own leading international fashion and design consultancy — Fern Mallis LLC. She also hosts the prestigious conversation series Fashion Icons with Fern Mallis at New York’s 92nd Street Y, which has featured notable in-depth interviews with Calvin Klein, Donna Karan, Tommy Hilfiger, Tom Ford and Michael Kors. Additionally, she hosts fashion industry talk show Fashion Insiders with Fern Mallis on SiriusXM’s flagship celebrity talk channel STARS.
“Fern Mallis is a highly respected, transformational force in fashion and we are thrilled to welcome her to HSN,” said Anne Martin-Vachon, Chief Merchandising Officer for HSN. “Her vibrant style and unique point of view fits well within our portfolio of top designers as we continue to elevate HSN as a destination for Fashion.” “Fern’s collection is bold, eclectic and of the highest quality and is sure to resonate with the HSN customer.”
Fern Mallis is widely known for her role as Senior Vice President of IMG Fashion and is hailed as the creator of New York Fashion Week, where she served as Executive Director of the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) for 10 years. Mallis is known for modernizing the American runways allowing American designers to compete head-on with Milan and Paris, forever changing the global fashion business. Mallis has led new Fashion Weeks in Miami, Los Angeles, Berlin, Moscow and Mumbai, among others.
Fern Mallis launches on HSN on October 10 at 10 p.m. and 11 p.m. (EDT). For more information about the exclusive FERN FINDS: collection visit HSN.com or join the conversation @HSN on Facebook and Twitter.
HSN is a leading interactive multichannel retailer, offering a curated assortment of exclusive products and top brand names to its customers. HSN incorporates entertainment, inspiration, personalities and industry experts to provide an entirely unique shopping experience. At HSN, customers find exceptional selections in Health & Beauty, Jewelry, Home/Lifestyle, Fashion/Accessories, and Electronics. HSN broadcasts live to 96 million households in the US in HD 24/7 and its website – hsn.com – is a top 10 most trafficked e-commerce site, featuring more than 16,000 product videos. Mobile applications include HSN apps for iPad, iPhone and Android. HSN, founded 35 years ago as the first shopping network, is an operating segment of HSN, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSNI). For more information, please visit HSN.com, or follow @HSN on Facebook and Twitter.