Inter Parfums’ Paris-based subsidiary Interparfums SA has signed an eleven year exclusive worldwide fragrance license agreement with Kate Spade New York.

Interparfums will design, develop, manufacture and market new perfumes and fragrance-related products. It will start distributing these fragrances to department and specialty stores, duty-free shops, and Kate Spade New York retail stores from the last quarter of 2020, as part of the agreement.

Inter Parfums chairman and chief executive officer Jean Madar said: “We are extremely pleased to announce this new partnership. The Kate Spade brand’s youthful, colorful spirit and touch of humor give it a unique and entirely new position within our portfolio which will allow us to develop very creative projects closely aligned with the image conveyed by Nicola Glass, its Creative Director.

“With strong positions in the United States and South America as well as a presence in Asia, we are convinced in its potential as an international brand.”

Kate Spade New York chief executive officer and brand president Anna Bakst said: “Fragrance is an aspirational category and the perfect way for our customer to discover the joy and femininity our brand is known for.

“We are very excited to have a world class partner in Interparfums SA to take our global business to the next level.”

Based in France, Inter Parfums is a developer, manufacturer and distributor of prestige perfumes and cosmetics. It acts as the exclusive worldwide licensee for brands Abercrombie & Fitch, Boucheron, Coach, Dunhill, GUESS, Hollister, Jimmy Choo, Karl Lagerfeld, Kate Spade, Montblanc, Oscar de la Renta, Repetto, ST Dupont and Paul Smith.

Kate Spade New York is an American luxury fashion design house that is into handbags, jewelry, footwear, gifts, home decors and many more.