Fashion & Cosmetics

This section showcases not only fashion and cosmetic industry deal toys, but also designs for global joint ventures and merchandising awards.

Mannequin-Themed Deal Toy

Crystal deal toy commemorating the initial public offering (IPO) on the ASX of Step One Clothing. The Australian retailer provides sustainably and ethically-produced underwear. (22ALJ125)

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Women’s Apparel Deal Tombstone

Custom deal tombstone marking a transaction involving women’s apparel brand Signorelli. The company is based in Los Angeles.

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Runway-Themed Fashion Deal Toy

Runway-themed deal toy commemorating an investment round for London-based Farfetch. The online luxury fashion company partners with boutiques around the world.

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Cosmetics Industry Deal Tombstone

Lucite deal tombstone marking an investment in Kopari Beauty, a direct-to-consumer cosmetics brand.  The investment was made by private equity firm L Catterton.

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Footwear Industry Tombstone

Custom tombstone commemorating the acquisition of comfort footwear brand Vionic. Vionic was acquired by Caleres, the St. Louis-based owner of shoe brands such as Sam Edelman and Dr. Scholls.

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Fashion Accessories Deal Toy

Crystal deal toy commemorating the acquisition of Alce Group. The Italian firm manufactures metal accessories for the fashion industry.

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Back view of custom deal toy celebrating the acquisition by private equity firm Mandarin Capital Partners of Alce Group. Based in Bologna, Italy, Alce produces metal accessories like rings, zippers, and buckles for the fashion industry.

Shoe-Themed Deal Toy

Shoe-themed deal toy commemorating the sale to the Rockport Group of the surf-oriented Reef footwear brand.

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Make-Up Jar-Themed Deal Tombstone

Crystal tombstone commemorating the acquisition of Danish-based Kosmolet, which owns the makeup brand Nilens Jord.

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Fashion & Cosmetics Deal Toys

In the galleries beginning on this page, you can find over 70 images of financial tombstones and deal toys from the fashion and cosmetics space. You’ll notice that the transactions they commemorate involve a number of internationally recognized fashion, cosmetics, and apparel players and brands. These include, among others, L’Oreal, Vionic, Kurt Geiger, Urban Decay Cosmetics, Under Armour, Pacific Brands, W Magazine, Billabong, and Liberty London.

You’ll also find deal toy designs featuring many of the common trappings and accessories associated with this space. You’ll see designs inspired by nail polish bottles, makeup jars, compacts, as well as fashion runways and dress racks.

But you’ll also encounter a number of transactions involving brands and companies that may be less familiar. These might include those recognizing the acquisition of an Italian manufacturer specializing in metal fashion accessories such as zippers, rings, and buckles; the sale of a surf-themed footwear brand; Series B funding for an AI-enabled fashion recommendation platform; the initial public offering of an Australian retailer providing sustainably and ethically produced underwear; and the acquisition of a French supplier of natural ingredients for cosmetics.

In addition to deal toys, you can also find here designs unrelated to any financial transaction. These include awards and employee recognition pieces custom designed for industry achievements and events. You’ll see, for instance, a fashion industry award, and a custom team recognition piece celebrating the dedication of a major apparel distribution center.