Pendleton Partners with Ricardo Beverly Hills for Luggage Line
July 9, 2014,
PORTLAND, Ore.-Pendleton Woolen Mills has reached an agreement with Ricardo Beverly Hills for a luggage collection under the Pendleton brand.
The new line will be designed with Pendleton's exclusive patterns, printed on Ricardo's soft-side and hard-side luggage. A joint statement from the two companies added that there will be opportunities to incorporate Pendleton's fabric in a variety of ways, from exteriors to interior pockets along with luggage tags and accessories. The collection is slated to debut globally in the fourth quarter of this year, at select department stores and specialty retailers, and online at ricardobeverlyhills.com andpendleton-usa.com.
C.M. (Mort) Bishop, Pendleton's president, said, "We look forward to extending our reach and providing consumers with an exciting new category for our heritage brand."