SOURCE: Total Luxury Group, Inc.

July 12, 2007 15:31 ET

Total Luxury Group Inks Distribution Agreement for Couture Italian Swimwear Brand, Miss Bikini; Preview for Holiday and Cruise Collections Now Showing at Miami Beach Convention Center; Miss

Bikini to Be Featured at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week - Miami

The Miss Bikini Fashion Show Will Be Held Saturday, July 14th at 6:00 pm, at the Raleigh Hotel, 1775 Collins Avenue, South Beach

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - July 12, 2007) - Total Luxury Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: TLEI), subsidiary International Apparel Group, Inc., announced today that they have signed an exclusive representation and distribution agreement for Miss Bikini, the top name for luxury Italian swimwear and accessories. The Company is previewing the new collections for Miss Bikini Cruise '07 and Spring/Summer '08 at the Miami Swim Show at the Miami Beach Convention Center. In addition, Miss Bikini has been selected to participate in the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week - Miami fashion show at the Raleigh Hotel Saturday July 14, at 6 pm.

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Miami Swim represents one of the summer's hottest fashion events worldwide; a perfect opportunity for Miss Bikini to continue to spread Italian talent and glamour while increasing our brand awareness.

An established couture swimwear resource for over 10 years in Italy, Miss Bikini and Miss Bikini Kids are known for high-fashion luxury swimwear that is now sold throughout the world. In an effort to capitalize on their increasing popularity in Europe, and other countries, Miss Bikini has joined forces with International Apparel Group, Inc. in order to market and distribute their products in the United States.

"We are very excited to bring Miss Bikini to the United States. With the sales and marketing support of an international company such as International Apparel Group, Inc., we believe that we have a found the right partner to handle our U.S. sales and distribution," explained Miss Bikini President Andrea Teofilatto.

Miss Bikini will be distributed in luxury retail boutiques and better department stores throughout the USA. The company will also conduct trunk shows and seek to secure customized store sections in order to show the Miss Bikini swimwear and cover-ups along with their licensed products such as watches, footwear and other accessories.

About Miss Bikini

A unique, couture collection of women's resort and beachwear, Miss Bikini always stands out due to the exclusive prints, detailed embroidery, and fine craftsmanship that are a part of the Miss Bikini trend-setting icon of excellence. Inspired by the affluent woman traveler, combinations of sophisticated color palettes alternating with floral patterns, radiant crystals, sparkling jewels, and decorative sequins allow a refined look made of natural fabrics to complete the perfect sun decor.

Miss Bikini, dedicated to the woman who loves to travel without losing her appeal. The Miss Bikini collections for 2008 are composed of afro-pop inspiration mixed with luxurious materials and chic ethnic patterns.

About Total Luxury Group, Inc.

Total Luxury Group, Inc., (PINKSHEETS: TLEI) currently holds numerous worldwide distributorship agreements for fashion makers. TLEI also has an aggressive strategy for the acquisition of companies that have a proven management team and desirable products or services.

In July of 2006, Total Luxury Group, Inc. acquired International Apparel Group, Inc., an apparel holding company. Through this subsidiary Total Luxury Group, Inc. engages in the manufacture and sale of apparel to retailers and distributors worldwide through licensing and/or distribution agreements with the following brands: MCM, GC by Garth Cabral, Huk-A-Poo, Omage and Y Brands, which holds the licenses for Y Chrome and Type-Y.

Except for historical information contained herein, the matters discussed in this press release contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended that involve substantial risks and uncertainties. When used in this press release and in any documents incorporated by reference herein, the words "expects," "will" and similar expressions identify certain of such forward-looking statements. Actual results, performance, or achievements could differ materially from those contemplated, expressed, or implied by the forward-looking statements contained herein. These forward-looking statements are based largely on the expectations of management and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties that are subject to change based on factors which are, in many instances, beyond the Company's control. These include, but are not limited to, risks and uncertainties associated with: the impact of economic, competitive, and other factors affecting the Company and its operations; and other risk factors. TLEI cautions that the foregoing factors are not exclusive. TLEI assumes no obligation to update the information contained in this press release.

Contact Information

  • CONTACT:
    International Apparel Group, Inc.
    MIAMI, FL
    Janon Costley
    (305) 892-6744

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