Designer Brands Launches First-Ever Le TIGRE Brand Footwear Line

Company flexes power as brand-building engine, player in athleisure footwear category

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 14, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Designer Brands Inc., one of the world’s largest designers, producers, and retailers of footwear and accessories, announced today the launch of the first-ever footwear line by Le TIGRE, an iconic New York City sportswear brand and disrupter of classic casual American style since 1977. Designer Brands is flexing its power as a brand-building engine with a bold foray into the athleisure footwear category.

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The addition of Le TIGRE, along with the recent acquisitions of Keds and Topo Athletic, enables Designer Brands to grow its brand portfolio in the increasingly important athletic and athleisure space, further expanding its branding capabilities, while leveraging an industry leading direct-to-consumer infrastructure of DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse and The Shoe Company stores in North America, a billion-dollar digital platform and a nearly 30-million-member VIP loyalty

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