NEW YORK — When it comes to decorating the home, Tracy Reese has Plenty to offer.
The designer, who produces two contemporary clothing lines, Tracy Reese and Plenty, will launch a collection of home products to match the Plenty collection, hitting stores in December.
“I think the Plenty collection naturally translates into home,” Reese said. “When I’m designing the line, I always think about how I would love to have sheets in these fabrics, curtains in these fabrics.”
Designed by the in-house team of designers and manufactured in Indian factories where the apparel collections are also made, the debut home line features sheets, shams, cushion covers, curtains and throws. Reese described the line as “Indian princess meets Italian princess” and said it is made using the same fabrics, prints and embellishments that go with the apparel. Reese said she will soon add more products such as china, tablecloths and napkins.
“We are starting with a small group,” she said. “But I definitely want to do more.”
Reese said she is targeting specialty stores for the line, which will retail between $100 and $300. She expects the wholesale volume will reach $250,000 by the end of the first year. Overall, Reese said her company will hit the $15 million mark next year.