“John Varvatos is an iconic contemporary brand in the landscape of American design,” said Throat Threads CEO Russ Fearon in a statement. “John Varvatos is a fantastic addition to our portfolio and we are very excited to have the opportunity to expand the brand in the Canadian marketplace.”
“I am very excited to partner with Russ Fearon and his team at Throat Threads,” added Varvatos. “They are the best of the best. Canada has always been an important market for John Varvatos and this gives us a much better service level and an opportunity to grow.”
New York-based John Varvatos launched his eponymous brand in 2000 with a tailored clothing and sportswear collection. The brand extended its reach with John Varvatos USA, aimed at younger men, in 2006. John Varvatos currently covers all categories.
Throat Threads, which was founded in 1993 by Russ Fearon, is the Canadian distributor for Napapijri, Robert Graham, Victorinox, Ping, Ted Baker, Guess, Kenneth Cole New York, Nautica and DKNY.