The Art of Modern Luggage Comes to Life With the Introduction of Fazzino by Heys USA, Debuts at Macy's for Fashion's Night Out
Weston, FL — September 2011 — Heys USA, a leader in hard side luggage manufacturing has collaborated with the famed artist, Charles Fazzino, to bring ‘the art of modern luggage' to a new level of fashion and travel excitement. Heys USA, the inventor of the "The World's Lightest Carry-on Luggage" and leader in innovative, solutions-based travel goods is thrilled to announce the launch of Fazzino by Heys USA — four colorful new collections inspired by the international destination art of Charles Fazzino. The Fazzino Collection launches at Macy's in Herald Square during Fashion's Night Out in September.
Best known for his bright, whimsical, and wonderfully detailed, 3-D pop art, Fazzino uses a unique, hand-assembled layering technique that brings his creations to life. His frenetic energy has led Fazzino to become an international icon in 3-dimensional art, with his creations exhibited in hundreds of art galleries worldwide.
The images of Fazzino's interpretation of New York, Venice,London, and Paris will debut in sets that will include a 22", 26", a 30" upright hard side spinner set; along with a matching beauty case; ideal for business and leisure travel.
Charles Fazzino stated from his studio in New Rochelle, New York, "I am very excited that Heys USA Group will be launching the Fazzino by Heys USA collection at Fashion's Night Out. I am equally thrilled that I will be at Macy's on Thursday, September 8th to meet the public at the launch."
"Our customers have come to rely on Heys for the leading edge of fashionable, highly stylized travel goods that reflect the best of functionality and usability in the industry," commented Heys USA Group President/CEO, Harry Sheikh. "This creation reflects the company's commitment to offering fashion-fresh products to our customers. To have Charles Fazzino working with Heys portrays our goal to shine through current offerings and bring our customers trendy alternatives for all their travel needs."
Macy's buying team on hand for launch of Heys Fazzino Collection at Macy's Fashion's Night Out in Herald Square. From left: Peter Doval, National Sales Manager — Heys USA, Roxanne Irani — Macy's, Martine Millien – Macy's, Sam Archibald — Macy's, Chrissy Teigen — SI Supermodel/Heys Fazzino Brand Ambassador, Charles Fazzino – artist, Fitz Read — Macy's, Seymour Daiches — Macy's Luggage Buyer, Amber Collins — Miss NY USA/Heys Fazzino Brand Ambassador, Evan Alonzo — Macy's, and Harriet Baron – Macy's.
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About Charles Fazzino
A native of Manhattan, Charles Fazzino's pop art can be found in the private collections of such celebrities as Julia Roberts, Michael Eisner, Hillary Clinton, Presidents Bill Clinton and George Bush, Paul McCartney, and Michael Jordan. His diverse appeal has made him the Official Artist for the GRAMMY Awards, Country Music Awards, Daytime Emmy Awards, the Olympics, National Football League and Major League Baseball. For more information about Charles Fazzino, visit www.fazzino.com.
About Heys USA
Heys USA Group is a global travel goods manufacturing company whose vision is fashion, innovation and excitement through high-quality products at affordable prices. Heys USA is one of the strongest consumer branded, travel goods franchises in the world, with a global brand portfolio that includes Heys, Travel Concepts, Crown Edition, Intus, Britto by Heys, Disney, Fazzino by Heys, and Raku. For more information visit www.heysusa.com.