MIAMI, FL--(Marketwired - Jul 20, 2016) - Ami James Brands, Inc. (OTCQB: AJBI) ("Ami James Brands" or "Company"), a licensing and brand management company with its core business rooted in the tattoo industry, is pleased to announce it has engaged fashion designer Ashley Olan to begin the creative process of preparing designs to be used in up-and-coming collaborative campaigns, as well as designs that will be used in seasonal collections. Ms. Olan will be working from mood board to completion with creative direction from Ami James.
Ms. Olan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in fashion merchandising and management from the Fashion Institute of Technology New York City. After graduation, Ms. Olan interned at "Married to the Mob" clothing before working as a senior designer at Claw & Co., Claw Money, and Outlaw Couture LLC. During this time, Ms. Olan worked directly with famed graffiti writer turned fashion designer Claudia "CLAW" Gold in creating and producing designs for all apparel, novelty, and collaboration design -- drawing inspiration from her extensive personal vintage archive, stylist background, and history as an iconic female artist. Ms. Olan's other notable works have included collaborative designs for FILA footwear, UGG Australia footwear, Lord & Taylor, and designs for a custom NASCAR truck and racing suit raced by Nelson Piquet Jr. and a miniature racecar sold for breast cancer awareness.
"Assembling a design division is the start of Ami's plan to build a world-class apparel corporation with top established designers that are leaders in their field and already have garnished the respect of the fashion community and their colleagues," commented Ira Morris, Corporate Secretary of the Ami James Brands. "We are excited to now be working with someone of Ashley Olan's talent and reputation who brings new perspective and designs that have been endorsed by top brands and companies in the apparel and novelty space."
"By building a strategically planned first-class team of designers in a way that each member complements each other's style, we are confident that we will make great inroads within the fashion industry."
About Ami James Brands, Inc. (AJBI)
Ami James Brands, Inc. is a licensing and brand management company with its core business rooted in the tattoo industry. From apparel and fashion, to consolidating the fragmented tattoo industry, artist and entrepreneur Ami James is arguably the most recognizable face in the tattoo world. The Company is based in Miami, Florida, the home of the legendary "Miami Ink" tattoo studio, the Love Hate Social Club.
For additional information regarding Ami James Brands, Inc. visit www.amijamesbrands.com.
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