With her recognized ability to make an era come alive through
fashion, Janie Bryant is looking to bring her magic from the TV
screen to today's consumers. Matchbook Company will seek guest
designer licensed programs in men's and women's apparel,
lingerie, swimwear, home, footwear and accessories that are
developed to reflect Janie's modern interpretation of 60's
style. This follows the recent launch of Brooks Brothers
Men Edition suit designed by
I love fashion as it allows us each to express our creativity
and I love capturing the essence of an era through costume
Now I am looking forward to bringing that
retro style to today's wardrobes.
Janie Bryant, best known for being the costume designer of Mad
Men and Deadwood, is an Emmy and Costume Designer's Guild award
winner. Her work has inspired designers Michael Kors, Prada, and
Peter Som, and she has been featured in VOGUE, GQ, Harper's
Bazaar, US Weekly, Variety, WWD, The Los Angeles Times, The New
York Times and on The TODAY Show, Oprah, Entertainment Tonight
and Good Morning America.
Kristi McCormick, principal in Matchbook Company, and Linda
Kearns, consultant and marketing director at Matchbook, will
lead the Janie Bryant licensing program.
No one has the ability
to interpret an era and bring that style to life like Janie
says Kristi McCormick.
Her award winning costume
designs for Mad Men and Deadwood speak for themselves. We are
thrilled to be working with a person of her talent, creativity
and flair for fashion. She has a ready audience waiting for her
designs to hit the retail landscape.
McCormick has represented and negotiated talent-based programs
with retailers including Joseph Abboud,
Perry Ellis, and Uniqlo. Kearns, former Communications
Director of INVISTA Apparel, crafted numerous creative marketing
programs for LYCRA collaborating with celebrities, stylists and
Jessica Simpson, Zac Posen, Philip Lim, Derek Lam, Stacy
London, and Carson Kressley.
For licensing inquiries, please contact Linda Kearns at