Heys USA Launches New Fazzino Luggage Collections

Black and White Manhattan and World Collections Debuting this month

Facebook Contest Launched to Give Away Free Fazzino Luggage Pieces

Weston, FL – Luggage leader, Heys USA, the front-runner in hard side, fashion luggage, recently announced the introduction of two new collections inspired by iconic pop artist Charles Fazzino: Heys Fazzino Black and White Manhattan and World. “We are very excited to add new Fazzino collections to our portfolio of highly acclaimed travel goods,” commented Harry Sheikh, Heys USA president and CEO. “The Heys Fazzino Manhattan and World series bring ‘the art of modern luggage’ to a new level of fashion and travel excitement,” Sheikh added.

“Our customers rely on Heys for the leading edge of fashionable, highly stylized travel goods that also reflect functionality and usability,” commented Sheikh. “Charles Fazzino’s latest collaboration with the Heys USA Group displays our goal to provide our customers with trend-setting alternatives for all their travel needs. This too reflects the company’s overall commitment to deliver fashion-forward products to our customers,” he added.

Best known for his colorful and wonderfully detailed, 3-D pop art, Fazzino uses a unique, hand-assembled layering technique to bring his creations to life. His frenetic energy has made Fazzino an international icon in 3-dimensional art. Heys USA Group product development team has adapted Fazzino’s award-winning art into picture-perfect unique luggage masterpieces.

The new Heys Fazzino collections join the current series: New York Wind Beneath Our Wings, Carnivale Veneziana, London Lights and Paris La Joie De Vie, which debuted to worldwide popularity.  The Heys Fazzino Manhattan and World collections both received widespread praise at the recent Travel Goods Show in Las Vegas, NV.  The Heys Fazzino World collection evokes a colorful, whimsical view of numerous landmarks, cities and countries around the globe, while the Manhattan series captures the streets, neighborhoods and landmarks of the Big Apple on a monochromatic black and white background.

Each collection is available in a range of sizes that include a 22”, 26”, a 30” upright hard side spinner; along with a matching beauty case; ideal for business and leisure travel. Fazzino’s artwork has been incorporated onto the luggage surfaces using an exclusive manufacturing process. Each piece is lightweight, extremely durable, flexible and absorbs impact. The uprights all feature a patent-pending AirGlide® 4-wheel spinner system that creates a smooth glide during transport across any surface, as well as larger “smart wheels” in the rear for greater control. Additional features include a built-in 3-digit TSA accepted lock, heavy duty zippers and a cushioned handle grip, stylized, fully-lined interiors that are customized to compliment the shell art, as well as a built-in divider and a mesh pocket, so organized packing is a breeze.

Fans Flock to Enter Facebook Contest

Charles Fazzino art fans from all over the world are visiting the artist’s Facebook Fan Page to enter the HEYS USA by FAZZINO LUGGAGE GIVEWAY. The contest is open until February 17th and the randomly selected winner will receive one piece from each of the new collections.

 

About Charles Fazzino
Charles Fazzino — one of the most popular artists in the world — is most well-known for his unique, detailed, and vibrant three-dimensional style. His work is exhibited in hundreds of fine art galleries and museums in twenty different countries. He is an officially licensed artist of the National Football League and the Super Bowl (2000-present), Major League Baseball and the MLB All-Star Game (2003-present), and the US Olympic Team (2000-present).  He has also recently created official artwork for high profile events, including: the 2011 Centennial Celebration for the City of Fort Lauderdale, the President’s Challenge for President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, NASCAR Sprint Cup series, NHL All-Star Game, Belmont Stakes, Daytona 500, Indy 500, Andy Roddick Charity Gala, U.S. Tennis Foundation, CMA Awards, Grammy Awards,  Daytime Emmy Awards, NBC’s “Today” Summer Concert Series, Rosie O’Donnell’s For All Kids Foundation and the President William J. Clinton Presidential Foundation, among many others. You can view more of Fazzino’s work at www.fazzino.com.

About Heys USA
Headquartered in Weston, Florida, Heys USA Group is a world leader in the manufacturing of travel goods and accessories. With products sold in 28 countries across six continents, Heys USA has become a global lifestyle brand synonymous with luxury, fashion and innovation.  Since its inception in 1986, Heys USA has been setting trends for style and artistry through its pioneering product lines and collaborations with some of the world’s most celebrated artists like international icon Romero Britto, pop-artists Charles Fazzino, Nelson De La Nuez, Francisco Cerón, and Claudio Limón.  Through these collaborations, Heys products have truly earned the title of “the art of modern luggage.”

Heys’ portfolio of brands includes the Heys core collection, Travel Concepts, Crown Edition, Heys Britto, Intus, Disney, Hello Kitty, Thomas & Friends, Heys Fazzino, Heys Ceron, Heys Limon, and Raku. Products from Heys USA brands have been recognized as “best hardside luggage,” “best bag for traveling light, “the bag to get you there in style” and “must have product” by Oprah’s O Magazine, INC. Magazine, Southwest Airlines Spirit Magazine and Popular Science Magazine, respectively.

For more information, visit www.heysusa.com.

Contact for Charles Fazzino: Julie Maner, 914-654-9370, Museum Editions, Ltd. , jmaner@fazzino.com

Contact for Heys USA: Brett Spero, 954.843.9869, Brett.Spero@HeysUSA.com

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