Gladys Knight branded jewelry line - Sun, 21
May 2009, 00:00 EST
branded jewelry line
Robert Rose Jewelry and The LaRoda Group have announced the creation
of the Gladys Knight Jewelry Line, a collection of fine branded
fashion accessories in honor of the legendary R and B icon 'Gladys Knight'.
an award-winning songwriter and singer, as well as an accomplished
actress, businesswoman, humanitarian and author, was inducted into
the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1996 for her chart-topping
recordings as a member of the world-renowned singing group, the Pips
and Gladys Knight.
The LaRoda Group, Chief Executive Officer Barrett LaRoda, Gladys
Knight, has been involved with every phase of the design and styles
creating process for the jewelry line, which will be carried by major
department stores and on the Home Shopping Network (HSN) staring
line will include products such as Fair Trade beads, recycled glass
and parts made from 'Taqua' nuts, a sustainable rainforest crop often
referred to as "vegetable ivory," to coincide with Knight's
beliefs on creating environment friendly natural products that are
environmentally friendly and help create jobs.
and I were impressed with Gary Rose, the chief executive officer of
Robert Rose Jewelry, and its family oriented organization, as well as
its mission to provide quality jewelry for the working woman and
appeal to those who are just fashion forward," Gladys Knight
said in a press/media release. "The affordable prices of the new
line, along with its quality and attention to family, are an
the release, the team that surrounds Knight has always been very
careful about lending her brand name to projects.
more than 50 years in the entertainment industry, Ms. Knight has
worked very hard to maintain a level of 'excellence' and has searched
for products to potentially endorse that bring that same effort. To
this end, we believe that Gladys Knight and Robert Rose Jewelry will
be a perfect combination." Gladys Knight lends talent to new jewelry
line which will be branded for long term strategy.
Angeles based LaRoda Group, is in a licensing, intellectual and
branding properties company, as well as a partner in Sammy Davis Jr.
based, Robert Rose Jewelry, offers stylish, quality jewelry at
affordable prices at department and specialty stores throughout the
United States, Europe, Asia and South America.