Former Jones Exec Moves to Nygård
Felicia Jackson, who previously lead the private-label design department at Jones Jeanswear, has joined Nygård International as director of design for bottoms, focusing on the Peter Nygård brand. Before joining Jones, Jackson worked at Nautica, American Eagle and Levi Strauss & Co.
NYGÅRD International, headquartered in Winnipeg, is a leading fashion company that designs and markets women's fashion apparel. The company expanded into the United States in 1978. As a result of its increasingly diverse business activities, in 1987 Nygård opened the company's International Sales and Marketing Headquarters in Toronto, Canada in an $8 million building that is a showcase for both Toronto and the Fashion Industry. Along with it's new World Headquarters located in the heart of New York City, the company lays claim to complete design, production and distribution facilities in Winnipeg, Toronto and Los Angeles; research and design studios in New York, San Francisco and Hong Kong; and sales offices throughout Canada and the US. As well, the company has extensive operations throughout the Orient, Middle East, South Africa, Kenya, Egypt, India, Bangladesh, Indonesia & Cambodia.
NYGÅRD's various product lines, each target women over 25 years of age. The Nygård Moderate brands include a collection of colour-related separates focusing on pants as well as a moderate line of coordinates. The Nygård Fashions brands focus on the bridge and better categories. The company maintains its successful website at www.Nygard.com and has an array of retail stores under the banners NYGÅRD, NYGÅRD Fashion Park, NYGÅRD Fashion, NYGÅRD Fashion World, ALIA, TanJay and Jay Set.