French fashion accessory brand, Les Georgettes, announced today its new partnership with Canadian distributor Kingsmen Ltd. nationally across Canada. The original customizable jewelry with interchangeable leather bands has grown exponentially over the last century and become a leading accessory brand throughout Europe and in the United States. With this new representation in the Canadian market, Kingsmen Ltd. aims to secure top retail partnerships with luxury boutiques and department stores across the country.
“We are thrilled to have partnered with the Kingsmen Ltd. team in Canada to continue the successful growth of our jewelry brand. Kingsmen has established relationships with the best retailers in the market and we look forward to this exciting expansion.” Stated Frédéric Brunel, International Vice President of Les Georgettes
Les Georgettes is an innovative, patented and trademarked jewelry concept brand, deeply rooted in French history. Les Georgettes collection was created by bringing together the savoir-faire of two premier companies: ALTESSE and TEXIER, both part of the RENAISSANCE LUXURY GROUP.Altesse is also recognized as part of France’s National Heritage (Label Entreprise du Patrimoine Vivant). Les Georgettes are available in over 2,000 points of sale worldwide, in 30 key markets, now including Canada.
By combining fine custom jewelry with interchangeable and reversible leather bands, Les Georgettes allows women to create individual personalized collections of exclusive bracelets and rings, or “Georgettes”, in colourful on-trend styles. Currently, Les Georgettes boasts two main collections: Les Essentielles, the largest and most widely ordered “core” collection at an approachable price point, and Les Précieuses, a higher priced collection that incorporates cubic zirconia.
“We are very excited to add Les Georgettes to our current roster as we see huge potential for this brand in Canada. We have no doubt in our ability to solidify long lasting partnerships with the best retailers in the market and look forward to the upcoming sales seasons with Les Georgettes.” Said Leonard Isayev, CEO of Kingsmen Ltd.
MORE ABOUT ALTESSE, LES GEORGETTES’ PARENT COMPANY
Altesse’s story begins in 1905 when Marius Legros opened his first independent jewelry business at 62 rue Charlot, in the heart of the famous Marais district in Paris, France. In 1912, he returned to his family home in Saint-Martin-De-Valamas where he established a jewelry workshop, now known internationally as Altesse House. Altesse now employs over 250 craftsmen, and manufactures and distributes gold, sterling silver, gold & silver finishes jewelry, available in over 60 countries worldwide. Altesse’s newest venture, Les Georgettes, was launched in 2015.
MORE ABOUT KINGSMEN LTD
Kingsmen is a watch and jewelry distributor with a select portfolio of brands that are relevant to today’s market. People, product, execution and brand integrity are the pillars of Kingsmen’s success. Investing in Kingsmen Ltd., means investing in the right people to run your distribution business in Canada and expanding excellent products into the market; ultimately providing the correct brand environment for each partner. With a diverse portfolio of luxury clients, Kingsmen Ltd. provides the best opportunity for a strong and sustainable business in the Canadian and North American markets.