Benchmark Licensing signs reality star Joan Kelley Walker

Will bring licensed fashion and apparel lines to market from The Real Housewives of Toronto fashionista

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Posted 19.05.2017 | Apparel

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Hot on the heels of the first season of The Real Housewives of Toronto, star Joan Kelley Walker has partnered with Benchmark Licensing.

The Joan Kelley Walker brand is anticipated to launch an affordable fashion collection including dresses, sportswear and accessories. The collection will incorporate Joan’s classic style and knack for pairing high fashion pieces with vintage gems.

Joan said: “I am thrilled to begin working on this new line of products. I have always loved fashion and really enjoy mixing and matching separates to create unique looks. I wanted to develop a collection that’s both elegant and fun that will empower women. Everyone should feel confident in their own skin.”

Benchmark Licensing and Joan Kelley Walker Enterprises will continue to work with and promote Walker’s existing values of compassion, and corporate social responsibility through this fashionable line. Joan Kelley Walker is an avid fashionista on the Canadian scene. Supporting a diverse group of designers in her extensive wardrobe, her unique sense of fashion has been profiled in Fashion Magazine, Toronto Life, Hello! Magazine, and more.

“We’re excited to be working with Joan Kelley Walker to extend her brand’s reach. We believe there’s an incredible opportunity to bring Joan’s style and elegance to life through multiple consumer products categories. We look forward to collaborating with exceptional partners to create unique, well-designed collections for the Canadian market”, said Sean Kay, President of Benchmark Licensing.

Joan Kelley Walker's taste and elegance came to the national screen for the first time on The Real Housewives of Toronto, establishing her as a tastemaker, and fashion icon. Most recently Walker was on the top 5 Best Dressed list at the 2017 CAFA Awards, celebrating and supporting Canadian fashion designers.
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