(February 1, 2005 - Burbank, CA) – Warner Bros. Consumer Products and Los Angeles-based manufacturer of high-end fashion, Raw-7, a division of D.P. Textile & Apparel, Inc., announced today they have partnered to launch a new collection of hip men’s and women’s cashmere-sweaters and fashion tops featuring graphics inspired by the irreverent Looney Tunes characters, as well as DC Comics super heroes including Superman, Batman, Supergirl and others. Raw 7 has been granted the licensing rights for markets including the U.S., France, Germany and Italy. The DC Comics and Looney Tunes collections are inspired by vintage-graphics and designs. Themes include: sublime wings and sculls, retro tattoo-inspired daggers and roses and classic character-driven humor. Graphic techniques include ombre dip-dyes and sequin and stone embellishments. Raw-7’s higher-end collection consists of cashmere, fine-gauge knit and thermal sweaters, hoodies, zip-ups, crew-necks and v-necks. The line was designed by Raw-7’s Creative Director, Marisol Gerona and International Director of Sales and Marketing, Ofer Ashkenazy. Cashmere sweaters retail from $290-$425 and knitwear will range from $88 for muscle tees to $290 for zip-front hoodies. “Raw-7 is a trend setting, fashion-forward apparel company recognized for their unique designs and edgy graphics,” said Maribeth Towers-Toth, Vice President, Apparel and Accessories, Warner Bros. Consumer Products. “Pairing our brands with Raw-7’s distinctive design sensibility is a natural fit. We are thrilled to work closely with them on this exciting new product line that is sure to bring out the fashionable side of our characters.” “We are looking forward to partnering with Warner Bros. Consumer Products to introduce a new line of high-end, character savvy apparel, featuring DC Comics’ characters, as well as the Looney Tunes, to fans around the world,” said Don Park, President and CEO, D.P. Textile & Apparel, Inc. “These characters are timeless, ageless and always adaptable and are a perfect match for Raw-7’s distinct fashion sense. We look forward to creating a design sensibility where the world becomes more animated and animation becomes more worldly.” This new line is scheduled to arrive at such upscale boutiques and department stores as H. Lorenzo in Los Angeles, Kitson in Los Angeles, Blue Bee in Santa Barbara, Atrium in New York, Opposite in Miami, Yellow Dog in Brentwood, Joan Shepp in Boston and Savvy at Nordstrom’s. Raw-7 will be showcasing this upscale product at MAGIC, for the first time, February 14-17 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. MAGIC is one of the world’s largest and most widely recognized trade shows for the apparel industry. About Warner Bros. Consumer Products Warner Bros. Consumer Products, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, is one of the leading licensing and retail merchandising organizations in the world. About Raw 7 Raw 7, a division of D.P Textile & Apparel, Inc, is a Los Angeles-based high-end fashion manufacturer, inspired by unorthodox artwork printed on cashmere and cotton garments. About DC Comics DC Comics, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, is the largest English-language publisher of comics in the world and home to such iconic characters as Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman and the Sandman. These DC Super Heroes and others have starred in comic books, movies, television series (both animated and live-action) and cyberspace, thrilling audiences of all ages for generations. DC Comics’ Web site is located at www.dccomics.com. LOONEY TUNES and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and © Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc. BATMAN and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and © DC Comics.
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