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BEARPAW ANNOUNCES NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH QUAGGA ACCESSORIES


Citrus Heights, CA (March 2, 2017) — BEARPAW, a global leader in fashion footwear for men, women and children, announces new partnership with Quagga Accessories, LLC., a design, manufacturing, licensing and wholesale company with a long history of success in the fashion industry. Through the partnership, BEARPAW will extend their presence in the accessories arena by working with Quagga to bring consumers a unique collection of wearables, hats, scarves, vests, and more.


“We are very excited to work with the Quagga team on this new venture. With over 125 years of combined experience in the accessory industry, the brand is one of the leading companies in their category and will be a key component in our expansion into the accessories market,” says BEARPAW President, John Pierce.


The partnership will introduce three new collections to BEAPAW family including The Wearables, The Hat Shoppe, and Let’s Get Cozy collections. The Wearables collection will showcase a variety of printed and multi-patterned ruanas, ponchos, and wraps. The Let’s Get Cozy collection of products range from Sherpa blankets and vests to knit pop-over gloves and scarves. Completing the group of accessories, the Hat Shoppe will feature hat options such as fedoras, beanies, and trap and brim hats.


Over the last 15 years, BEARPAW has introduced an extensive line of footwear that covers multiple categories and styles year round and is available throughout the United States and in over 45 countries throughout the world. This partnership adds an extension offering to the brand’s category, pushing the company forward ahead of its competitors.


“BEARPAW is a company that has built a reputation on providing the best in quality, comfort, and style and has a solid foundation for becoming a major force in the accessories realm,” says Chris Nitzsche, Quagga Vice President of Sales.


Over the last 15 years, BEARPAW has introduced an extensive line of footwear, apparel and outerwear and is now available throughout the United States and in over 45 countries throughout the world. The retail prices of the collections will range from $19 to $45 and be available starting August 1st on BEARPAW.com. This partnership adds an extension to BEARPAW’s offerings, pushing the company forward ahead of its competitors.

 

ABOUT QUAGGA ACCESSORIES, LLC.: Quagga Accessories is a St. Louis, Missouri based design, manufacturing, licensing and wholesale company with over 125 years combined experience in the accessories business. The company operates licensed businesses under the BEARPAW, Michael Stars, Woolrich, Rawlings, and Threads4Thought brand names. Founded in 2008, Quagga’s current customer base includes Bass Pro shops, Nordstrom stores, Dick’s Sporting Good, Rural King, Cracker Barrel amongst many other fine retailers.


ABOUT BEARPAW:

Tom Romeo founded the BEARPAW brand in 2001 with the intention of redefining casual footwear by creating comfortable, stylish and fashion forward footwear. BEARPAW has carved out a niche area by provide customers with comfort and sensibility to set itself apart. From slippers to boots to casual footwear, only the finest materials are used to produce BEARPAW Footwear. By using the highest standards of craftsmanship BEARPAW can deliver the most stylish footwear while ensuring complete comfort. BEARPAW is available at Nordstrom, Macy’s, Famous Footwear and DSW. www.bearpaw.com