Exclusive European manufacturer poised to enter American Market

Los Angeles, California, UNITED STATES

LOS ANGELES, July 28, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ligatta, Europe's leading manufacturer of men's luxury neckwear and accessories, has joined forces with Los Angeles-based Proctor Group Limited (PGL) to bring its Collection to America. Ligatta's all natural-fiber, handmade ties, bow ties, and pocket squares are carried by virtually every European major store and specialty luxury retailer, in addition to it's numerous private-label programs for top European luxury brands. Ligatta's Collection is made exclusively in its privately owned facilities in Italy and Barcelona. 

"As the industry leader in Europe for several generations, Ligatta is known for it's exquisite products, all impeccably handmade to ensure the highest possible level of quality and luxury," said Antonia Bosch, Ligatta's Managing Director.  " This level of perfection is critical to our plan to come to the highly competitive American market. Our superb fabrics, proprietary designs, and unequalled quality make Ligatta the clear choice for American retailers looking for luxury neckwear and accessories."

Ligatta's American partner, Proctor Group Limited (PGL), is uniquely positioned to introduce Ligatta to America's top men's retailers.
"Over the past 25 years, we have, at one time or another, created significant private-europelabel programs for virtually every major and specialty men's retailer in America, including notables Saks, Neiman Marcus, Bergdorf Goodman, Barneys, Brooks Brothers, and Nordstrom," said Michael Proctor, PGL CEO and Founder.  "Our formidable international relationships allow us to provide the highest quality products to meet each client's individual requirements. Ligatta's long history of excellence in the European market makes them a perfect addition to PGL's portfolio. We are very excited to introduce their handmade European Collection to America's top men's retailers."  

For information and an appointment please contact:   Michael Proctor LIGATTA COLLECTION at PROCTOR GROUP LTD 415-497-1319  

About PROCTOR GROUP LTD Over the past 25 years Michael Proctor and Proctor Group Limited have created a portfolio of work in the global apparel, home furnishings, and related consumer-products industries. PGL's specialties reside in design, merchandising, marketing, sales, brand development, and strategic planning. Prior to founding PGL, Mr. Proctor held a succession of top-level executive positions and/or ownership roles at a broad range of fashion and home furnishing companies, including Levi Strauss, Elements, Jordan Home Collection, Mulholland, and E.H. Bohlin. Proctor has designed and merchandised significant private-label men's accessory and apparel Collections for many major retailers and designer brands, including Saks, Neiman Marcus, Bergdorf Goodman, Kenneth Cole, Bohlin, The Men's Wearhouse, and Nordstrom. He has also done private-label home furnishing products for Design Within Reach and Restoration Hardware. Mr. Proctor and PGL's current client list continues to include most major American retailers, numerous designer brands, and key specialty retailers.  Most recently, Mr. Proctor and PGL have expanded their capabilities to service the global wine industry, doing strategic sales outreach for Napa's Dancing Hares Vineyard, and marketing/distribution development for Gourjo Winery located in the Languedoc Region of France.

About LIGATTA For over 30 years, Ligatta has been creating luxury men's neck-wear for the European market. They are one of the few companies that controls the whole process of development, from design to production via a proprietary handcrafted process, to distribution. The journey begins at Como Milan, where the raw material is treated using traditional techniques in order to obtain the highest quality fabrics. The design team then prepares the exclusive collections that are handcrafted at in the company's facility near Barcelona. Ligatta prides itself in creating high quality handmade products made entirely in Europe using 100% Italian fabrics.    

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